Local SEO Research

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Expert Local Citation Survey

by Rosie Murphy

In the world of local SEO, citations have long been established as a necessity. But, what effect do citations have on SEO today? To find out, we asked a panel ...

September 7th, 2018
15 min read
Free Video Course: How to Master Local Keyword Research
Across nine interactive video lessons, local SEO expert Claire Carlile will take you from keyword newbie to superstar, all completely free at BrightLocal Academy.

Voice Search for Local Business Study

by Rosie Murphy

Welcome to BrightLocal’s Voice Search for Local Business Study We’re living in a voice-activated world, with Google Home, Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri, and Microsoft’s Cortana making it into more consumers’ ...

April 26th, 2018
8 min read

Local Citations Trust Report

by Rosie Murphy

The building of local citations is a keystone in local search visibility. When your business’s Name, Address, and Phone number (NAP) are mentioned online in directories, business listings, and other ...

March 27th, 2018
9 min read