Beat Your Competition with Local SEO
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Beat Your Competition with Local SEO

Powerful ways you can beat your competition and rise above them in search results.
4.8 (8 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
109 students enrolled
Created by Scott Ames
Last updated 9/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 7 Articles
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn how to do your own local search engine optimization to consistantly beat your competition.
  • Make easy Search Engine recognized tweaks that get your local business noticed
  • Make money doing SEO for other local businesses
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Requirements
  • An internet connection
  • Basic computer skills
  • The ability to read English
Description

If you've ever wanted to beat your competition in the search rankings, this course will teach you how. Page 1 rankings may be possible.

You might be discouraged to find that a other businesses are above yours in a local search. That can be fixed, and you can learn how to do it for yourself or for others and get paid well for doing so.

Having a high ranking in Local search means real dollars to any business. It's a reflection on the business, like it or not. Customers will flock to the first few businesses they find in search results and put money in the pockets of those owners. You can gain the skills and insight needed to make easy changes that can keep your business, your friend's business, or a business that pays you, high in local search.

Who is the target audience?
  • Small business owners that realize that ranking in search engines can bring them more business
  • No programming knowledge is needed. A business should have their own website in order to start with SEO.
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Curriculum For This Course
29 Lectures
02:16:08
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Introduction to Beating Your Competition with Local SEO
1 Lecture 07:16

Introduction to Local SEO methodology.

Preview 07:16
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Some SEO Advice
3 Lectures 11:06
Don't Let SEO Drive you crazy. Video
05:07

SEO Can Make You Crazy Transcript

Don't Let SEO Drive you crazy. Text
00:55


Quiz for this section. DId you pay attention? We'll soon find out.

Some SEO Advice
3 questions
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Your Website
5 Lectures 12:19
You need a website, but not for what you think
04:59

WordPress
04:53

Where to Place Your Ping List
01:01

WordPress Ping List
00:57

Why you need a ping list
00:28
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Keywords
4 Lectures 18:46
What Are Keywords?
02:28

Picking Keywords
07:25


Fuzzy Keywords
01:40
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On Page vs Off Page SEO
4 Lectures 32:32
On Page Vs Off Page SEO
01:45

On Page SEO
12:00

Off Page SEO 1
09:18

Off Page SEO 2
09:29
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Directories
5 Lectures 27:55
What are directories?
05:44

A super simple way to find out which directories are essential
03:17


Yelp
12:32

Volumes of Traffic for Little Effort
03:26
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 02:26
Conclusion
02:26
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Extras
6 Lectures 15:34

If you have a Facebook Page for Local Business you should "Verify" it. This lesson tells you what that's all about.

Verify your Facebook Page
5 pages


A powerful trick you can use. Most don't.
01:10

SEO is slow
02:17

Can you get on the first page of Google? What about advertisements that claim they will get you there?

The First Page of Google
01:54

Reviews again
00:58
About the Instructor
Scott Ames
4.8 Average rating
23 Reviews
2,369 Students
2 Courses
Tech Engineer

Scott has worked in technology for Fortune 500 companies for 24 years doing everything from customer support, database programing, IT, and development management, search engine optimization, marketing, and more.

SEO is a passion. Business and marketing are passions. Scott wishes to provide value and to help others learn in the best way that he can provide.