Local SEO Checklist

Here is a complete Local SEO Checklist for your local business website.

On-Page & Technical

  • Optimize title tags
  • Structure your URLs
  • Optimize your images
  • Optimize your navigation menu
  • Have consistent NAP details
  • Feature complete location data
  • Use structured data markup
  • Pay attention to XML Sitemap and Robots.txt
  • Setup 301 Redirects
  • Develop a mobile-friendly website
  • Fast Loading Site
  • No Broken Links
  • Resolve Canonical Issue
  • Ensure Your Website offers Good User Experience

Website Content

  • Remove duplicate content
  • Get Voice Ready
  • Contact, About, and Homepage optimization
  • Add a Google Map to the Contact page
  • Avoid thin content
  • Include local photos and videos


  • All Things Google
  • Create/Claim your Google My Business listing
  • Provide accurate data on your Google listing
  • Select business categories carefully
  • Use Google Posts
  • Remove duplicate Google listing
  • Setup Google Webmasters
  • Setup Google Analytics

  • Create/Claim Bing listing
  • Create/Claim Yelp listing
  • Create/Claim Foursquare listing
  • Check listings on all major directories
  • Get on niche-specific directories
  • List your business on local directories
  • Get listed on Aggregators
  • Get on social platforms

  • Build Citations & Backlinks
  • Submit to top citations sites
  • Check competitors citations
  • Remove duplicate citations
  • Build quality backlinks
  • Unlinked Brand Mentions

Customer Reviews & Testimonials

  • Monitor and respond to reviews regularly
  • Look to generate more reviews
  • Add recognizable testimonials

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