How To Still Have A Profitable Local SEO Business In 2015

After the major Panda and Penguin updates that rocked the SEO industry, and now the mobile update that turned the mobile rankings upside down in April 2015, many people are asking if it’s still possible to be profitable in local SEO. The question though should be, did it become easier?
Well, the answer is that it became easier since spammers’ tactics will not work anymore, allowing for white hat SEO marketers to rank better. Here are a few pointers that they all have been using in order to be successful in their local SEO efforts.

1 – Make sure your home page has enough content on it.

A major SEO ranking factor is for your home page to have a lot of content in it. This is especially the case if you’re trying to rank with a one-page site, such as a product page, and you don’t have much on that website. Google’s ranking metrics is signaling off sites which have weak, skinny content pages, that also are 1 page and have no other content on their website. So having a established home page is a must.

2 – Your pages should have more than a few sentences.

Keyword spamming tactics which sought to just create pages optimized for specific keywords used to work a lot in the past. Nowadays though, if you post a page with relevant content on keywords that people used those tactics, you ought to outrank them very easily. The same serves for you as a heads up to strengthen your pages’ PR by adding more content to them, especially if they’ve got only little content on them right now.

3 – Don’t spam keywords within your content.

Keyword density is a thing of the past. It’s enough now to just have the keyword once in the title, URL, and a few times within the content itself. Also, the relevancy of the site to the content itself really plays a key role in allowing your page to rank better in the search engines.

4 – Make sure your title tag includes your keyword along with your city and state.

As mentioned before, your H1 heading which is the title, should always have the keyword in it. If targeting local SEO rankings, always also add the city and state which you are targeting that content for.

5 – Include the city and state in the h1 heading.

As mentioned in step 4, always include the city and state. It’s mandatory to emphasize this since forgetting this rule will not allow you to rank better for local search terms.

6 – Include the city and state in the content.

You also have to include the city and the state within the content itself. This gives a green flag to Google’s ranking metrics to rank your site or page/s better for that particular term in a given location.

7 – Include the city and state in the alt text on the image.

Also, a very sneaky trick that has done wonders. By adding the the city and state to the alt text of images on the page, many search engine optimization marketers have seen great PR benefits.

8 – Include the city and state in the URL.

And local SEO also goes all the way to the top, by inserting the city and state within the URL.

StudioPress Top 10 Best WP-Themes for October 2012

The StudioPress is a private company that provides a smart and solid framework called Genesis and WordPress themes with Genesis framework.  Genesis framework is the foundation of any smart WordPress theme.

By using Genesis Framework you can create your own Child Theme or you can buy beautiful Child Themes from StudioPress. And also StudioPress have provided step by step tutorials to create child themes, in the way you like to do your own or you can download free child themes from StudioPress to start modify as your need. You can browse their themes gallery to buy the themes you may like for your WordPress blog.

By the way I have shared Top 10 Best Themes for October 2012 today. These themes are best selling themes for the month October 2012 and these themes can be used for various needs. I hope you will pickup the good theme for your need.

10. Beautiful Theme

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Go ahead, stand out from the crowd and let your originality move you to the front of the line.

The bold, sleek styling and colorful, contemporary web design of the Adorable theme makes remarkable blogging in a crowded world a snap.

6 layout options, custom background, custom header, featured images, fixed width, mobile responsive, theme options, threaded comments.

9. Education Theme

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Your institution has a great deal of information to convey in a short period of time. Text, audio, video, curricula, and more…

Help students, faculty and press find what they need fast, without the homework.

6 color styles, 6 layout options, custom background, custom menus, featured images, fixed width, mobile responsive, theme options.

8. Magazine Theme

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Put yourself on the front lines of online publishing with the up-to-the-minute, high-gloss look and feel of the Magazine theme.

Your online features never looked better than with the versatile layouts and media-ready design of the Magazine theme. A stylish frame speaks volumes about the publisher.

7 color styles, 6 layout options, custom background, custom header, custom menus, featured images, fixed width, mobile responsive design, theme options, threaded comments.

7. Lifestyle Theme

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Stylish online publishing has never been so easy than with the bright, magazine-style frame and amazing flexibility of the Lifestyle theme.

Lifestyle’s array of smart layouts and clean design options let you express yourself with articles, videos and everything in between, while valuing your strong point of view.

10 color styles, 6 layout options, custom background, custom header, featured images, footer widgets, threaded comments.

6. News Theme

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When you have readers and customers who are always hungry for more, deliver it in style with the publishing powerhouse News theme.

News theme supports all of the great articles, audio and video of your content-heavy site, with eye-popping design and simple navigation. News theme keeps you on the front lines.

7 color styles, 6 layout options, fixed width, theme options, featured images, mobile responsive, threaded comments.

5. Outreach Theme

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A church is one of the most information intensive organizations. Don’t let your message get lost.

Outreach gives you the framework you want, so you can give your people the message they need.

4 color styles, 6 layout options, featured images, mobile responsive, theme options, threaded comments.

4. AgentPress Theme

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AgentPress helps industry savvy real estate agents like you build a better business with its intuitive design, powerful functionality, and smart listings.

Rise above the market and achieve results by showcasing your professional services and up-to-the-minute resources with the buyer-friendly layouts of AgentPress. Your clients will thank you for it.

5 color styles, 6 layout options, custom background, custom header, custom menus, featured images, fixed width, theme options, threaded comments.

3. Agency Theme

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Represent your professional services with confidence and clarity by harnessing the stream-lined professionalism of the Agency theme.

First impressions are everything, and Agency’s smart look and ease-of use will take your client and customer connections to the next level. Let Agency be the face of your Agency.

4 color styles, 6 layout options, custom background, custom header, custom menus, featured images, fixed width, mobile responsive, theme options, threaded comments, WooCommerce integration

2. eleven40 Theme

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Designed to wow your audience at first glance, the eleven40 theme gives you unprecedented spaciousness to show off your best content.

Our intelligent design will capture your reader’s attention and then keep it by instantly detecting mobile devices and adjusting size to suit. Wider is better with the eleven40 theme.

4 color styles, 6 layout options, custom background, custom header, featured images, footer widgets, mobile responsive, threaded comments.

1. Minimum Theme

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A stunning execution of “less is more”, the Minimum child theme expresses everything you’re about, with very little effort.

Clean, elegant, powerful, unfettered, and uncluttered are a just few words that say… Minimum.

6 layout options, custom background, custom header, featured images, footer widgets, mobile responsive, threaded comments.

Free Business PSD Template

This weekend I am going to share you with a Free Business PSD Template. You can download it for free and use it for your personal and commercial projects. There are no restriction.

In this, download package contains three PSD files such as two front-page layouts and one portfolio layout. You can easily modify it as per you need. Check with the following images to see the look of this Business Template.

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Portfolio

Panda Themes has created the TopBusiness WordPress Template by using these PSD Business Templates. I have added a live preview link to the TopBusiness WordPress Template. You can see with the preview link how this PSD Template works as a WordPress theme. Check it out and enjoy downloading.

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