THE TELLTALE SIGNS THAT YOU NEED CITATION AUDIT & CLEANUP:
You have recently changed your business name, address, or phone number.
You have previously created low quality citations and you want to fix them.
You have neglected your citation campaign and your local rankings are suffering because of that.
Let us make your local citations consistent!
IMPROVE YOUR LOCAL RANKINGS
Having inconsistent business information (especially Name, Address, and Phone – NAP) on your online properties can prevent potential clients from contacting you and will damage your local search engine rankings.
CONCENTRATE YOUR TIME & EFFORTS ON YOUR BUSINESS
The citation cleanup process is a difficult and time-consuming endeavor. It can take more than 50 hours to clean up a messy citation profile. Save time, let us do it for you and put your extra time on running your business.
CORRECT WRONG AND DUPLICATE CITATIONS
Incorrect or duplicate information about your business in the local business listing ecosystem will cause confusion among the search engines, hurt your local rankings, and provide the wrong information to your potential clients.
DO IT THE RIGHT WAY
We have years of experience cleaning up and building citations across many industries. We’ve been partners with the local SEO gurus from Whitespark for the past three years, providing a great Citation Building service. We live and breathe citations!
Let us build high quality citations for you!
We will ask you to fill out our intake form with your current and old business information.
We will verify the information you have sent us. If we find any inconsistencies in the data you provided with the business information available online, we will get in touch with you to discuss ways to resolve this. This step is crucial in order to be able to discover all existing citations.
clean up your listings, remove duplicates & enhance your citations
The cleanup process begins with ensuring that your business information within the major data aggregators is clean and accurate. We will clean up national business sources, industry-specific and location-specific directories.
The major data aggregators and many of the business directories require phone verification in order to change business information in their databases. This is usually done through the phone number associated with the business. We will need to work closely with you to be able to verify the information changes.Together we will choose the most convenient for you approach as to make it happen.
We take quality very seriously and we take pride in our quality control for all our services. This one is no exception. After we finish the discovery stage, we will send your report to our quality control specialists who check the information manually.
A week after we’ve taken on your project you will receive your Citation Audit Report. Every two weeks you will get an intern report with the updated status of your business citations. At the end of the Cleanup Stage we will send you a comprehensive report including all of the citations (Associated with your business) that we’ve discovered during the Audit Stage and all of the listings we have cleaned up for you during the Cleanup Stage.
What We Do
Optilocal’s Citation Cleanup Process
THE BIG PICTURE
Having consistent business NAP across all your citations is considered one of the top ranking criteria when it comes to a local search. This also includes the consistency of your NAP on your website. If you really want to tackle the Local Snack Pack, we recommend a more holistic approach with your optimization. Check out our Onsite SEO service page for more information about optimizing your site.