The fact that you’re here means you probably already have some comprehension of the value of SEO, but let’s go through a few stats just to be sure.
- According to BrightLocal’s consumer research the majority of consumers search for a local business online on a regular basis with 69% of people searching at least one time per month.
- The same study shows that 91% of consumers read online reviews when searching for local businesses and 84% trust online reviews as much as personal recommendations.
- As well, 7 out of 10 consumers will leave a review if the business asks them to.
Okay, so lots of people are looking for local businesses online, and reviews matter… Now let’s take a look at the search behavior of those people. The below chart shows what percent of clicks each search position gets on average (CTR stands for Click Through Rate). If 69% of consumers are searching for local businesses at least once per month and over 90% of people never make it past first page think about the market share that is being lost by not ranking on the first page of Google. Our SEO services will prevent you from losing out and help you to stand out!