Now more than ever, it is essential to stay connected to your local customers. This is evident by the increased popularity in supporting small businesses. But just because you have local customers, doesn’t mean you’ve reached your entire community. That’s where local SEO enters.
BrightLocal reports that “Local SEO is an effective way to market your business online. It helps businesses promote their products and services to local customers at the exact time they’re looking for them.” And when your products or services are readily available and visible, customer engagement soars!
The statistics on local SEO shows that traffic increases, both online and in physical stores!
Searches for “open”, “now”, and “near me” keywords have grown by 200%
88% of people who search for a local business on their mobile phone either call or visit within a day.
BCC Interactive has put together an engaging infographic, showing you many more reasons why local SEO is more important than ever.