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What is a Citation for Local SEO

Submitted by Doug Fentiman on Mon, 05/26/2014 - 11:44

A citation is any mention of your business out on the web (other than your own website), with or without a link to your website. As long as the citation can be recognized as connected to your business it has value. Keep in mind that accuracy and consistency of the information is vitally important and has an impact on the value search engines award it.

Citations can come in various forms:

Why Citations Are Important to Your Local Business Success

Submitted by Doug Fentiman on Mon, 05/26/2014 - 09:24

Why Citations Are Important to Your Local Business Success

Citations are defined as mentions of your business name and address on other web-pages. An example of a citation would be your online yellow pages directory listing. Citations can also be found on local chamber of commerce pages, or a local business association page that includes your business information. They have significant SEO value even if there is no link to your company (main) website.

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