Small businesses are absolutely booming these days. It makes sense. People love supporting businesses in their community! And as a business owner, you want to make sure you have complete reach into your local community. That’s where local SEO comes in. Local SEO is all about connecting with your local customers when they’re trying to connect with you.

BrightLocal reports  that “Local SEO is an effective way to market your business online. It helps businesses promote their products and services to local customers at the exact time they’re looking for them.” And when local customers are looking for you online, you want your products and services front and center.

The statistics on local SEO shows that traffic increases, both online and in physical stores!

  • Displaying reviews on your website can increase conversion rate by 270%

  • 72% of people who conduct a local search will visit a store within 5 miles.

BCC Interactive has put together an engaging infographic, showing you 15 reasons why local SEO is more important than ever.

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