1. Verify your Business Accuracy on Google and other Leading Online Directory Sites.
Through SnapSync you can enter your business information and see how visible your business is everywhere online for free.
2. Add or Claim a Business Listing on Google My Business.
85% of people in Ireland use a Search Engine to find local information, and Google is by far the most Dominant Search Engine with over 90% market share. Verifying your Google My Business Listing gives you a better opportunity to show in the 3-pack for local searches.
3. Get Listed on High Authority Online Business Directories.
Listing your business on High Authority Online Business Directories like goldenpages.ie or Yelp helps build trust and generate more leads for your business.
Goldenpages.ie and Yelp are obvious choices, but it can be hard to determine what is a High Authority Online Business Directory. SnapSync.ie shows you how your business appears on the best Online Business Directory sites.
4. Optimise your website with Local Keywords.
Local keyword research will benefit your long term Local SEO goals. The problem with keyword research is that it can be time-consuming. Try to find some generic keywords that are relevant to your business and blend them with your location keywords.
Google Keyword Planner and Moz will help you find some generic keywords. Attempt to include keywords in your Websites Meta Data. Where ever you add Local Keywords make sure they are relevant to the context of that page. Google will penalise sites that try to manipulate a site’s ranking in Google’s search results.