Local Search Expert
- Jun 28, 2012
Here is a really good post by Andrew Shotland over at Search Engine Land I wanted to share with you guys, in case you missed it.
20+ Signals That Make Your Business Easier To Find In Local Search Engines
While we usually talk about how to rank well in Google, there are plenty of non-Google local search engines such as Yelp, YP.com, CityGrid, etc. that have a significant amount of highly-qualified consumer search traffic.
Each of these sites has its own proprietary search algorithms. It may make sense to study the algorithms of the biggest; but, in general, there are a number of standard basic ways to provide data about your business that can influence how you rank in any local search engine.