Google SERP Features for Local Businesses in 2024

Modern Google Features for Local Businesses
  If you’re a longtime Google user, you’ve probably noticed that the search engine results page (SERP) has changed quite a bit over the years. Google is constantly adding, tweaking, and expanding a set of features designed to provide a better user experience. What does this mean for local businesses on Google? Well, there are many ways to capitalize on these modern Google features and gain increased visibility, better keyword targeting, and an educated audience ready to engage with your business. So, without further ado, let’s break down some of the best Google SERP features for your business in 2024! Local Pack Google’s Local Pack is the bread and butter of local businesses. The Local Pack appears when a user does a search with local intent, containing phrases like “near me” or “in my area.” In response, Google will display a map of the surrounding area with listings for three […]

How to Generate Leads With Local Service Ads

  Standing out as a local business can be challenging with so many competitors offering similar services in the same area. However, with Local Service Ads, you can increase your visibility and attract more potential customers to your business. In this blog post, we’ll go over everything you need to know about Local Service Ads and how to effectively use them to generate leads for your business. What Are Local Service Ads? Local Service Ads (LSAs) are part of an online advertising service that Google offers to local businesses, such as plumbers, electricians, and landscapers. These ads appear at the top of search engine results pages when users search for services near their location. They’re designed to connect customers with local businesses that meet their needs. LSAs differ from traditional Google Ads because they only target users within a specific geographic area. This means that your ad will only be […]

The Power of Citations

  Let’s face it: you can’t just put your business website online and expect people to find it—let alone instill confidence in your products or services. With so many websites on the internet (and new ones being created every day) search engines need to know that your website is worth showing to their users. This is where the power of citations (also called business directories) really shines. What Are Citations? You may have already heard of citations and their importance, but here’s a quick rundown: citations are entries in online databases that include details such as your company name, address, phone number, website URL, and other relevant details. Citation databases come in a variety of types and sizes, such as local, industry-specific, and general business directories. Having your business listed on a citation database adds credibility and legitimacy to your digital footprint, building trust with both your potential customers and […]

How to Write Killer SEO Content to Drive Your Site to Page 1

How to Write Flawless SEO Content and Get to Page 1
  Having a strong online presence is essential for any business or individual looking to thrive in today’s market, and there’s no better way to enhance your visibility than by mastering the art of search engine optimization (SEO). By knowing the secrets of writing killer SEO content, you can catapult your website to the coveted first page of search engine results. In this detailed guide, the content specialists at LinkNow will explain the strategies, techniques, and best practices for crafting compelling content that captivates your audience and helps your site rank higher on search engine result pages (SERPs). By the time you’re done reading, you’ll be ready to unlock the power of SEO and take your website to new heights of success. What is SEO Content? SEO content is written with the goal of providing the best user experience and increasing a website’s visibility in search engine results. Search engine […]

Optimizing for All: The Intersection of Digital Accessibility and SEO

Contents Optimizing for All: The Intersection of Digital Accessibility and SEO What is Web Accessibility? Why Does Digital Accessibility Matter Anyway? How Accessibility Features Connect to SEO Clear, Understandable Content Ranks Digital Accessibility Improves Overall User Experience (UX) Voice Search Optimization Image Captioning and Alt-Text is a Win-Win Enhanced Digital Accessibility Can Drive Traffic to Your Site How LinkNow Embraces Accessibility LinkNow’s ADA Compliance Addon Optimizing for All: The Intersection of Digital Accessibility and SEO If you’re a business with a digital presence, reaching the highest number of users with your content is a top priority. Whether you’re a local contractor, a landscaper, or an attorney, driving traffic to your website requires optimizing your searchability through a range of complex processes. Improving your ranking on Google is one thing, but retaining users on your website and creating engaging content is another. An often under-appreciated approach to search engine optimization (SEO) […]