Local SEO Rules are Complex for getting a G+ Listing Ranked in the Local Pack.
You need to know the local search marketing metrics to measure and optimize is critical. Identifying and acquiring Citations from quality, relevant directories is similar to link building for your website. Favorable reviews from vetted entities (Google+ profiles) helps get your G+ Local Listing to rank at the top of the local search results.
In my case, I wanted to get found for Social SEO & Local SEO & Video SEO with my GEO set to Los Angeles. Here are the search queries where my Google+ Local listing ranks at the top for each local search term.
Here are the Search Results for each in Google Maps (now called Google+ Local Listing)
Is your Google+ Local Listing ranking at the top of the local search results?
Unless your listing ranks in the 3 Pack (ABC) the # of clicks your listing gets will be a fraction of what the top 3 listings get.
Click here to discuss what it will take to get your Google+ Local Listing ranked at the top of the local search results.
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