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My Local SEO - Step by Step Checklist Guide 2019
Step1 - Local Listing Set-Up
*Set Up Local Profile ASAP
Google My Business
Step2 - Your Listing Optimized
Photos & Videos
Hours of Business
Step3 - Getting Regular Client REVIEWS every month
Start with Best Customers
Start Asking for Reviews - Google, Yahoo, Bing, TrustPilot
Step4 - Adding Regular Name, Address & Phone (NAP)Citation
Start with the Important NAP Sites
Which Country you based In?
Add New NAP Citations Every Month
Step5 - Listed in Industrial Directories
Search for Industry Specific Directories
Check where competitors Listed > Get Listed There
Step6 - Must-Have Separate Page in Every Product/Services Offer
List Every Product / Services you offer
Create a Unique page for every product or services
Step7 - Do you have Long Form Pages - min. 500 words?
Check Hard Drive for Content. You can used, eg: Presentation, Proposals, FAQs, Email Outbox.
Step8 - Optimized every page of you website
Identify Target Keyword for every page
Create UNIQUE Metatags (Title, description) for EVERY Page
Crete Keyword Rich URL's for EVERY Product or Services Page
Add Keywords to Headings H1,H2,H3
Add keywords to text +/- 2 to 3%
Link to other pages from within the text
Step9- Do You Have Many External Website Linking to Your Website?
*Go for Quick Wins eg:
Give Testimonials to Local Suppliers
LinkBack from Social Media profiles eg: Twitter, Facebook, & Linkedin
Paid Authority Directories, eg. Business.com
Step10 - Have you Completed All Optimization Task?
Google Search Console
XML Sitemap & Robots.txt
Step11 - Does Your Website Load Faster Than Your Competitors?
Run speed test
Switch to SSD Hosting
Step12 - Is Your Website Mobile-Friendly?
Check Mobile-Friendly Test
Set Up Mobile Site or Switch to Responsive Design
Step13 - Is Your Website Safe and Secure?
Switch to SSL
Set Up an Anti-Malware Site Seal
Step14 - Do You Have a Blog Set-Up
Set Up Wordpress Blog
Check Competitors Blogs for Ideas
Identify Leading Blogs in your Niche
Create a Schedule of 10-15 Blog Posts Based on Your FAQs
Step15 - Do You Know What to Blog About
Target Market? Individuals or Businesses?
*Businesses (Choose from the Following) - Newsletter, How To Guides, Buyers Guide, List Based Content e,g 21 Ways to ..., Best Practices Guides, Product Reviews, Best of List, Ways to Use List, Screen Capture Videos, Predictions/Old vs New Content, Infographics, Frequently Ask Questions(FAQ), Common Mistakes with Content, Case Studies, Checklist Content
*Individuals (Choose from the Following) - Newsletter, How To Guides, Local Interest, List Based Content e,g 21 Ways To..., Seasonal /Holiday/Guides/What's On/Upcoming Events, Best of List, Ways To Use List, Product Videos, Predictions/Old vs News Content/ Latest Fashion Trends, Checklist Content
Step16 - Is Your Content Optimized for SEO & Sharing?
Attention Grabbing Headline
Identify Target Keywords
Include Keywords in Meta Tags
Keyword in Title and Headings
Keyword in URL
Add related Keywords in Text
Link Internally to Other Posts
Link Externally to Authority Content
Add Social Sharing Buttons
Check Mobile Ready
Check Load Speed
Step17 - Do You Use Video Extensively Throughout Your Website
*Set Up Youtube Channel > Are you Happy to appear on Video?
If Yes, Choose from the following
Product or Services Description
Talking FAQ/Hints & Tips
If No, Choose from the following
Before & After Examples
*Have You Optimised Your Videos for SEO? If Yes Next Topic
IF NO, Do the Following for All Videos
Choose Keywords for All Videos
Add Keyword Rich Title & Metatags in youtube
Transcribe Video & Create a Blog Post with Video Embed
Optimize Blog Post (Title, MetaTags, Headings,etc)
IF YES, Does Your Website Create Trust?
Yes, Relax and Have Coffee
Not Sure > Professional Accreditations, Supplier Logos, Guarantees - All of these clearly Displayed on All Pages,.
If This might help in your Local Business and you have a site to try SEO audit, then give me feedback or you may message me at firstname.lastname@example.org so that I can try my checklist Local SEO Site Audit. Cheers!!!