Sheldon Lobo

Local SEO: 7 Authoritative Citation Places

August 31st, 2017 - Posted by to SEO

This post is about US specific citation places, but numerous will have divisions for different countries. Local search engine optimization is a trendy topic this year, as many marketers are seeing the potential traffic of local search rankings. One area where Local search engine optimization plays an important role in search engines is hotels. A search for “Connecticut hotels” will get these local listings, which are now acquiring more clicks than organic search listings.

Google local search has been improving amazingly over past years and listings are comely hard to spam, although they even have work to attracting data for citations and reviews.

What are some important factors of Local SEO?


  • Reviews
  • Ratings
  • Business address
  • Total quantity of reviews and citations
  • Trust/authority of the review & citation sources


For more about local to search reviews and about restaurants see below


  • Search for ‘Connecticut hotels’
  • Click on reviews
  • Go to the more about this place at the bottom.


A Local SEO Service Includes:


  • Setup of an account
  • Creation and optimization Local page
  • Uploading of photos to Local page
  • Uploading of videos to Local page (given by customer)


Local Business Directories:


  • Google Local
  • Yelp
  • Linkedin
  • Local
  • Merchantcircle
  • Citysearch
  • And more.

You will see that Google will increase ranks for those sites that have good amount of original reviews in google map or in google search. With the above top local listings you can found many others If you search in google or any other search engine. If you are unsure about you have listings in top directories or not, Contact us at we will search for you!