Linda Buquet

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If you do local search, then Local SEO audits are likely the foundation of everything you do - or they should be at least. Audits help you size up where the client is at and formulate a plan that will net the best results. But doing an audit can be painful and time consuming if you don't have your ducks in a row. The following info will help!

I just read a great post by Phil Rosek on the topic of Local Search Audits, so I wanted to share. Then I realized we have several other great audit resources, so thought I'd pull the best of the best together for you.

<a href="http://www.localvisibilitysystem.com/2014/12/15/the-20-principles-of-a-dynamite-local-seo-audit/">The 20 Principles of a Dynamite Local SEO Audit | LocalVisibilitySystem.com</a>

But I’m guessing your problem is that your local SEO audits don’t go boom.

To be more specific, I’d wager that you’ve got at least one of these concerns:

- Clients don’t seem to understand your audits
- Clients don’t act on your audits
- You feel overwhelmed by your own audits
- You want to eliminate wastes of time and effort
- You want to make your audits better

If any of the above describes you, grab a match and some earplugs and come with me.

Here are my 20 principles for a dynamite local SEO audit.


Above is just a snippet, so head over to Phils to read the rest.


Here are some other must read Local Search Audit posts:

Here is a related post by Phil:
<a href="http://localsearchforum.catalystemarketing.com/local-seo-ranking/25317-local-ranking-troubleshooting-all-diagnostics-you-need.html">Local Ranking Troubleshooting - All the Diagnostics You Need</a>

The monster of all Local SEO audit posts by Casey:
<a href="http://localsearchforum.catalystemarketing.com/local-search/24573-how-perform-ultimate-local-search-engine-optimization.html">How to Perform the Ultimate Local SEO Audit</a>

Hot free audit template from Dan at Local SEO Guide:
<a href="http://localsearchforum.catalystemarketing.com/local-search/25315-comprehensive-free-local-search-engine-optimization-audit.html">Comprehensive Free Local SEO Audit Template</a>

<a href="http://localsearchforum.catalystemarketing.com/local-seo-ranking/23412-12-things-check-your-local-homepage-search.html">12 Things To Check In Your Local Homepage SEO Audit + 2 Warnings</a>

ADDED 3/20/15: Darren recently did this awesome post:
<a href="http://www.localsearchforum.com/consultants-corner/28511-30-minute-local-search-engine-optimization-audit-winning-road-map-new-client-consult-darren-shaw.html">The 30 Minute Local SEO Audit - Winning Road Map for New Client Consult - Darren Shaw</a>

ADDED 3/20/15: <a href="http://www.localsearchforum.com/local-seo-tools-software/22214-best-site-audit-tools.html#post55694">Best Site Audit Tools</a>


What do you think???

If you have any other exception Local search audit resources, please share below.
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Adam Zahler

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Thanks Linda!!! These resources couldn't have come at a better time. Now I just need to make my way through everything you just shared.
 
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