Yoast Local SEO plugin
What does the Yoast Local SEO for WordPress plugin do?
If you own a local business, this is a crucial moment to increase your online presence on a local level. Because now more than ever, your customers’ search focuses on local results. So, that makes ranking high in their local search results of the utmost importance. Are you not on top of their search results? Then you’re losing customers to the competition in your area.
Stop worrying about how to get to that top position. Let the Local SEO plugin take care of it for you.
It tells Google everything it needs to know
Google needs information about your site in order to place you in local search results. It needs information like: Name of your business, Type of business, Physical location, Opening hours. But just putting this information on your contact page won’t do the trick. You’ll need this data in a specific format – Schema.org – as well, so Google sees it on every single page.
It optimizes your local SEO for one or more locations
Do you have more than 1 physical location? The Local SEO plugin optimizes your Google listing for all of them, so people see the nearest option for them pop up in their search results.
You can also add a store finder on your website. Just upload a CSV file with all the details or type them in in WordPress. And of course, everything is responsive, so it looks just as professional on mobile: the main device people use for local search.
It enhances your contact page
In just a few clicks, your contact page looks perfect and you even get an awesome embedded Google Map. Ensuring that your online visitors actually make it to your place! The Local SEO plugin helps you to: Embed Google Maps so people can get directions (make sure you set up your Google account correctly). And automatically show your up-to-date opening hours. No technical knowledge needed. It’s done in just a few clicks!