Google Rankings

How to improve your business local ranking on Google

Submitted by gazza on Thu, 02/01/2020 - 11:02

I see all the time, either on Facebook groups, online forums and social media posts, people discussing their business listings in Google. I see many that give bad advice, some good advice and some that are completely wrong and likely get your business listing suspended.

Local search is not always about which business is more local. Here is a quote from Google:

How do I check my web sites google ranking?

Submitted by gazza on Mon, 15/07/2013 - 14:16

This is a question I received today on a closed Facebook group and due to this being the type of question I get asked for quite a bit I felt I would adapt my answer slightly to fit nicely into a blog post. I needed to spend a little time thinking about how to answer this question because to be asked this question in the first place shows some lack of understanding. To answer this question first you need to understand a little more about how websites are ranked in the first place. Firstly, Google have over 200 factors that their algorithms take into account when ranking a website.