Local SEO & Directories

What Is Search Engine Optimization?

Search Engine Optimization (or, SEO for short) is optimizing your website, and your website’s popularity and effectiveness, so search engines rank your site as most relevant for whatever search terms and phrases (aka Keywords) people are typing into search engine fields and searching for.

Search Engines are basically like “referral services,” so to speak. You enter what information you’re looking for, and Search Engines will return what they feel is the best and most authoritative “answer” to your query. There is no “magic wand” an amateur SEO company can wave and make you #1 on Google, Bing, or Yahoo for any desired keyword you like (be very cautious if anyone “guarantees” you first page results for “any keyword”). High-quality and long-lasting SEO requires a solid strategy which involves high quality and valuable content which readers will find as expert advice from an industry leader and worthy of them sharing via their Social Networks, Blogs, Directories, etc. If you would like to be thought of as an industry leader, then you will have to create industry leading information, advice and material. Circle Marketing is here to help you create this excellent content to maximize your value and rankings on search engines for the keywords which would be most efficient and beneficial for your business.

Neglecting an effective SEO strategy will require you to direct traffic to your site manually and expensively, either through promotions, advertising, social media, and/or publicity. There are only a few businesses which can afford to not worry about having proper SEO’ed sites. However, your business is most likely not one of them since those are the biggest companies in existence which spend millions of dollars on advertisements and publicity every year. If your ad campaigns don’t rival that of Coca-Cola, Nike, or Apple, then you’re probably going to want to make sure you have a properly optimized website to attract as many visitors as possible.

Website On-Page Optimization

It’s extremely important for us to first make sure your website is properly optimized for search engines, and remains up-to-date with the latest requirements for optimal search engine rankings. Circle Marketing will go through your entire website and place the proper search engine-friendly code such as Title Tags, META Descriptions, OG Header tags, ALT tags, proper targeted Keyword placement within the content itself…and many more geeky code type things. This is the first step of optimizing your website for future top rankings.

Local Search Levels The Playing Field

Don’t worry if you feel you can’t compete with the large corporations, because you can! Thanks to modern search engines and their algorithms which focus on location and a few other key features which determine value, a small Mom-and-Pop shop can be found right alongside the bigger retail stores with proper Local Search Engine Optimization. Never before has the playing field been so level. Take full advantage of localization features, location based directories, and local search engine pages to get equal footing (or even more favorable in some cases) alongside the larger companies who spend way more than the you do. With proper SEO, you can do it for a fraction of the costs, and Circle Marketing can easily help you with that.

Circle Marketing can get you listed on over 20-35 of the top Localized directories, and we can also optimize those directory listings to make sure all the information is correct, updated, and accurate. So, if you want to rank higher for your optimal keywords and get found on mobile maps, the Contact Us using the form on this page and let’s get started!

Portfolio Samples Containing SEO & Local Directories:


  • Ray Lozano - Youth Speaker

    "My website is ranked #1 on Google, and revenue has increased 38.5%!" Ray L. Prevention Plus

  • Krav Maga Alliance - John Whitman Testimonial for Circle Marketing

    "Circle Marketing proved to be the missing element in our business strategy. They have helped us improve in every area where they have been involved!" John W. Krav Maga Alliance

  • Yoga Sol Studio - Rozanne Testimonial for Circle Marketing

    "Working with Circle Marketing from pre-launch, we have steadily increased revenue each month (up 92%), and have grown an email list over two thousand." Rozanne E. Yoga Sol Studio

  • Shade 55 - Paul Testimonial for Circle Marketing

    "My website spoke for itself and I got compliments all the time. My company Facebook page was buzzing! It was all thanks to the efforts and personal touch from Circle Marketing!" Paul H. Shade 55

  • Tiaras and Tacones Events - Celia Testimonial for Circle Marketing

    "I can't describe my happiness!! I am so full of energy right now just looking at my new site! It's amazing...Circle Marketing is amazing. :)" Celia B. Tiaras & Tacones Events

  • USC Football - Ryan Abraham Testimonial for Circle Marketing

    "Circle Marketing has played an integral part of USCFootball.com's growth, especially during our crucial transition phase joining the Scout.com Network." Ryan Abraham USC Football

  • 310 Science Math - Alex Testimonial for Circle Marketing

    "Our website is amazing! Hire Circle Marketing if you want a polished, well-designed website that expresses the best of what you have to offer!" Alex VN. 310 Science Math

  • Moggy Foggy - Jenn Testimonial for Circle Marketing

    "Our social media fan base grew by 15x fold! If you're looking for a team that'll show as much passion for your business as you, call Circle Marketing!" Jenn B. Moggy Foggy

  • Brett Ratner - Filmmaker & Director (<em>Rush Hour</em> series, <em>X-Men 3</em>)

    "I couldn't have done this project without you!" Brett Ratner Shooter Series

  • Moxie Strength + Nutrition - Jen Testimonial for Circle Marketing

    "From a logo I love, to a website that is better than I could've imaged, Circle Marketing really took the time to understand my business, what I needed, and always answered my questions!" Jen B. Moxie Strength + Nutrition

  • AFO MMA - Pete Testimonial for Circle Marketing

    "Circle Marketing spent countless time learning my industry & created a clear & concise plan. They take what they do seriously. I recommend them to anyone looking for growth in any industry." Pete D. AFO MMA

  • "I cannot thank you enough for all your help on this trailer. It literally went from being just 'OK' to 'WOW!" Lakisha R. Lemons Border Break