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Consumer behavior has changed dramatically ever since the proliferation of the internet and this in turn signals a positive sign of small local businesses. With more than 30 million small businesses in the US, most of them have started to realize the worth of establishing an internet presence. According to Google, 97% of customers rely on the internet to search about local businesses in their area.

Since local businesses have customers present in a particular area, it makes little sense to promote their products and services on a global level unless you plan to expand worldwide. The World Wide Web has a global reach but if you have a local restaurant, retail outlet, or are a doctor, dentist or lawyer providing services to residents in your neighborhood, you might want to consider relying local search engine optimization techniques to get the right customers for your local business website.

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Tips For Creating A Google Plus Listing For Your Local Business

As with all things associated with Google, there are a variety of rules that must be followed in order for a Google Plus listing to be accepted. Here are some tips on how to obey those rules.

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Business citations for local seo

In order to drive more traffic to your business's website, it's absolutely essential that business citations are included in the marketing strategy. Any time that your business is mentioned by name on a web page, that's a citation. However, it's absolutely essential that the listing contain specific information about the business, including the physical address. An example of such a listing is an online directory, such as the online yellow pages.

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