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10 Local SEO Statistics

Local SEO is a strategy that helps your local business be more visible in local Google Search results.  Businesses that have a physical location or sell services to a specific area benefit most from local SEO.

While you may be doing great with SEO in general, you may need to get some local SEO strategies implemented to improve your online visibility in your targeted area.

Here’s why local SEO matters:

  1. 72% of consumers conducting a local search online visited a store within 5 miles.

  2. 97% of people learn about local companies online than anywhere else.

  3. 88% of searches for local businesses done on a mobile device resulted in a call or visit to the business within 24 hours.

  4. 78% of location-based mobile searches resulted in an offline purchase.

  5. Searches including “near me” or “close by” increased 900% over the past 2 years.

  6. 28% of local searches become purchases.

  7. Search results will send 70% of consumers to a physical store.

  8. 92% of searchers will choose businesses from the first page of local search results.

  9. 4 out of 5 consumers use search engines to find local information.

  10. Local searches result in purchases 28% of the time.

Need Help?

Our team has been helping businesses in a variety of industries, across the country, leverage digital media to improve SEO, including local SEO.  Contact us for more information about how we can help improve your visibility online and get found.

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