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Here's Why Local SEO is Critical for Your Business

Local SEO is the art of getting your business to show up where your customers are actually looking.

Scenario: Let’s say you’re a dentist in downtown Seattle. Due to the nature of your business, most of your customers probably come from your surrounding area. That means anyone in your immediate neighborhood is key to your business’ growth. So how do you make sure your neighbors find you?

Local SEO! Here are some facts about how Local SEO works:

  • The local search results change depending on where you search from or where you search for. If you search for “dentist Seattle” you’ll get one set of results, if you search for “dentist Ballard” you’ll get another set of results.
  • Just like in real estate, your business’ physical location has a lot to do with how and where you appear in the results.
  • The maps that appear on local search are 4x more likely to convert into a paying customer than other sources.
  • Reviews on your local listings are important! Gather as many as you can using our free app for online business reviews.
  • Any business that is local and serves local customers can benefit from Local SEO. This includes brick and mortar businesses (think retail, lawyers, dentists, etc.) as well as service area businesses (think HVAC, construction, plumbing, roofing, etc.).

The Right Strategy Helps Local Customers Find You

Your customers are out there searching for you but it’s up to you to help them find you.

If your financial support comes from a shrinking collection of regular customers, you might as well say goodbye to sustainable business growth. Since search engines have all but replaced the phone book, showing up on the third page of results is like opening your business in the middle of the woods and not telling people where to find it.

Fortunately, you have us. As a full service Digital Marketing Agency Odd Dog Media provides a friendly and personalized approach to ensure local customers find your website through local SEO. That’s what makes us a small business’ best friend.

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From Our Clients

Our firm has worked with Odd Dog Media for a number of years. We have relied on the team for a host of functions – development, maintenance, SEO, special project support – and have been especially impressed with their responsiveness and appreciative of their demeanor. Odd Dog’s commitment to be a long-term partner with us has been demonstrated time and time again.

Meredith Valdez, Kotter

Without Odd Dog Media, I don’t think we would still be in business. We currently generate upwards of 60 new leads each month thanks to their efforts.

J. DeBruler, Accutint Bellevue

The Odd Dog team are fantastic. They do brilliant work and are incredibly easy to work with. It’s nice having a team with such deep expertise, mixed with excellent communication skills and affordability. I would highly recommend.

Rich Martin, RB Content Lab

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From shops with multiple locations to licensed practitioners like lawyers and doctors, our clients put their trust in us and experience real results.

Your ideal customers are searching for you. Make sure you get found.

Schedule a consultation with Adam or Bryce to learn more and see what’s paw-sible for your business.

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Why Work With Odd Dog?

In Odd Dog’s 10+ years of experience, we’ve learned that local SEO is the most effective way to help local businesses grow.

When you partner with us, you’ll save time and resources on marketing and focus more on what you do best—providing the service that inspired you to open a business in the first place. Our customer-centric approach increases brand awareness among your target audience (local people who are actively searching for your service) without spending a dime on traditional advertising.

Work with Odd Dog and get local SEO done right the first time.

The Right Local SEO Strategy Will Increase Calls, Visits, and Sales From People Near You.

It’ll grow your business by helping it:

  • Stand out from competitors
  • Get discovered by mobile users
  • Deliver a hyper-personalized online experience
  • Increase brand awareness

Don’t make your customers dig to find your business.

Leash the power of online search.

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Our Process Fetches Results

We don’t just say we’re top dog—our process has provided proven results to scores of businesses.

How we do it:

RESEARCH – We start by digging into everything (like some four-legged friends we know). From keywords and historical data to competitor analysis, we identify opportunities for growth.

ANALYTICS – After determining what to monitor in the research phase, we set up analytics and reporting to keep track of your campaign.

CODE REVIEW – We look under your website’s hood and check for things like broken links, inconsistent coding, and user logic issues. Our findings help flag concerns that could impede the search process. We’re happy to relay results to your tech team or implement changes on your behalf.

EXECUTION – Once we’ve established a solid foundation, we optimize your website, help build its authority, and identify content gaps.

QUARTERLY CONSULTATIONS – When our initial engagement is complete, we don’t just leave you to the wolves. Odd Dog tracks your performance and provides quarterly consultations so we can keep progressing your local SEO efforts.

Businesses large or small, we've got your back.

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