The Guide to International Citations for Local Search

MIHMORANDUM NO. 125 | January 3rd, 2009Reader Comments (4)

Over the past nine months, the importance of citations for Local SEO has become more and more apparent to me.  And although I’m very focused on sourcing and acquiring citations for my own clients, all of whom are based in the United States, I realize there’s a whole wide world out there that I and other Local Search bloggers rarely pay attention to.

After all, Local Search is just as important, if not more important, to the worldwide audience as it is in the U.S.  In fact, in many countries around the world like Japan and the E.U., Local is playing an even larger role in everyday people’s lives because those cultures are so much more mobile-oriented already.

So on that note, I decided to draw on the expertise of readers and colleagues around the world to develop what I think is the first “Guide to International Citations.”

This will be a four-part series, focusing on:

4 Responses to “The Guide to International Citations for Local Search”

  1. Anthony says at

    Great post about Google. Keep up the good work.

  2. Dan says at

    Thanks for this! Quite helpful! Most of the everyday “citations” are US only.

  3. Nievo Jan says at

    Just a simple question for Local Search does this mean i.e. people are using local Google for their search query? Or are they still using Google.com but on their search term they include a name of a place?

  4. Mohammed says at

    @Nievo Nope google redirects to the local domain when u type in google.com at any locality

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