1. Learn the basics of SEO: Here's a beginner's guide

  2. Links: get listed on some directories. Check address listings for consistency. MOZ Local is helpful - https://moz.com/local/search

  3. Indexing: get your site indexed on Google Search Console. You can sign in with your gmail account.

  4. Content: the more content your site has, the higher it will rank. The more pages the better, but you want a decent amount of content on each (ideally 1800 words, but over 500 is ok). Add specific pages for each service you offer and a page with local info for each town/city you want to rank in. Here's some more ideas

  5. Competitor research: see who's ranking for the keywords that you want to rank for, click on their websites and get some ideas.

A great website gives a great first impression but doesn't do any good if no one can find it. With any website, you won't get to the top right away. It actually takes a lot of work! You can do SEO yourself, it just takes a while to learn it.

Want to learn more? Here's a guide to the Top SEO Ranking Factors in 2019 (We have to stay updated because it changes all the time - Google likes to keep us on our toes!)

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