Chicago Local SEO Services 

Chicago Local SEO can be overwhelming and can seem like a never-ending battle to reach the first page! We can help your Chicago-based business rank higher in local search results, attract more customers, and increase visibility on Google Maps. Contact us today to book your free consultation.


Local SEO In Chicago Is Tough 

Local SEO in Chicago is competitive and challenging. The platforms, strategies and tactics are ever-changing, making it difficult for business owners and marketers to keep up. To succeed, Chicago business owners must deeply understand the fundamentals, competitor analysis, and a host of other  frameworks that make up search engine optimization. 

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The Painful Reality of Local SEO for Local Businesses

You want to rank higher in Google for local keywords, but you don’t know how.

You’ve tried everything, but you still can’t get your business to show up on the first page of Google.

You don’t have enough time to create optimized service pages, high-quality blog post, perform outreach for backlinks, or fix numerous technical  and you don’t have the budget to hire a professional copywriter. 

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Chicago Local SEO

Reach the top of search results and get more customers with a proven local SEO strategy.

Our local SEO package is designed to help small businesses increase their visibility and reach in their local community. Take your business to the next level and dominate the competition in your local area! 

Rank Your Business In Map Pack Results 

Google My Business Optimization Services

Want to dominate the map pack and outrank your competitors? Our local SEO strategy is specifically tailored to help your business rise to the top of the map pack and generate more qualified leads from your local area. Let us help you increase your online presence and take your business to the next level.

Generate High-Quality Leads Like Clockwork  

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 By optimizing your website for local search, you can target potential customers in your Chicago. This makes it easier to reach out to people who are already interested in what you have to offer, resulting in higher quality leads.  SEO Leads have the highest conversion rate out of all the digital marketing channels.

What Clients Are Saying

I recently hired SJM Digital Consulting for their Local SEO Chicago Service and was extremely pleased with the results. They provided me with a clear plan that helped boost my online presence in the local market.  I'm so glad I chose them as my digital marketing partner and would highly recommend their services to anyone looking for top-notch SEO services.

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I have been working with the local SEO team at SJM Digital Consulting for over a year now and have seen a significant increase in website traffic and phone calls from new customers. Their team is professional, responsive, and results-driven. I highly recommend their services for any small business looking to improve their online presence in the Chicago area.

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We have been extremely impressed with the results we've seen since partnering with SJM Digital Consultingfor our local SEO needs. Our Google search rankings have improved dramatically and our website is now appearing at the top of local search results. The team is knowledgeable, easy to work with and dedicated to helping us succeed!

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How We Get Local Businesses On The

First Page Of Google

Google My Business optimization

Our Google My Business Profile Optimization Services include creating or claiming and verifying your GMB listing, optimizing it with accurate and complete information, and regularly updating it with photos and posts. We will launch a review campaign to encourage customers to leave reviews and respond to them to build a strong online reputation and boost your local search rankings.

Local keyword research and optimization

We will provide comprehensive keyword research that will help us optimize your local SEO campaigns and maximize organic reach. With keyword research, we can pinpoint exactly which keywords are most relevant to potential customers in Chicago so that we can leverage those terms and phrases on your service pages, blogs, and other marketing efforts.

Citation Building (NAP Optimization)

We Create and manage over 300+ local business listings on major directories, such as Yelp, YellowPages, and Amazon Alexa to ensure that your business ranks high in search results and give customers more ways to find your business.  Additionally, we also optimize your business's information and ensure consistency across all the platforms to establish your business as authoritative and trustworthy.

On-Page Optimization

With On-Page local SEO Optimization, we optimize your website to get maximum visibility in search engine results pages. Our team of experts will use the relevant keywords we gather earlier and then carefully craft optimized content for those terms–ensuring better placement in search engine results.

Link Building

Link building is a tactic that aims to increase the number of links pointing to your website from another in order to  improve search engine rankings for specific local keywords. This tactic involves identifying high-value websites that are relevant to the business and creating content or outreach campaigns to secure backlinks from those sites.

Technical SEO 

Throughout your local SEO campaign, we will identify and fix any technical issues on your website that could be holding back your local SEO, such as broken links, duplicate content, and crawl errors. We will also implement structured data, increase your website's load speed, and ensure your website is mobile-optimized.

Frequently Asked Questions

About the Service

How Does Your Local SEO Service in Chicago Differ From Generic SEO Services?

Our local SEO service in Chicago is tailor-made to target the Chicago market and surrounding suburbs by optimizing your website and business listings for relevant keywords and phrases used by people searching for your type of business in the Chicago area.

We deploy tactics that heavily influence ranking factors that Google considers critical for companies that want to appear in the map pack and other local search results.

How Do You Optimize for Local Search in Chicago?

We optimize for local search in Chicago by focusing on the core elements that Google considers important for local SEO: Google My Business optimization, citation building, review management, technical SEO and on-page optimization. We also conduct keyword research to identify the most relevant local keywords and phrases for your business and optimize your website content, meta tags, and URLs.

How Do You Ensure My Business Appears in the Google Map Pack?

To ensure your business appears in the Google map pack, we start by claiming and verifying your Google My Business listing and optimizing it with accurate and complete information. We also ensure your website is fully optimized for local search and includes structured data, such as schema markup for local businesses. We also optimize your listing on other directories, review sites and social media.

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What Steps Do You Take To Improve My Online Reputation and Build Citations?

We encourage and respond to customer reviews to improve your online reputation and build citations. We also create and manage local business listings on 300+ major directories, such as Yelp, YellowPages and more. Lastly we ensure that your NAP( Name, Address, Phone Number) across  directories. 


What Time Frame After Signing Up to Your Local SEO Service Should I  Expect To See Result?

The results and timeframe vary depending on the competitiveness of the industry, your current online presence and the scope of your local SEO campagin. Typically it takes 6- 12 months for local businesses to notice an increase in website traffic from search engines, more qualified leads, and an improved online reputation.

What Kind of Reporting and Analysis Do You Provide to Track Progress of Local SEO Efforts?

You and your success manager will review easy to understand reports on key performance indicators (KPIs) such as:

  • Local search engine rankings for targeted keywords
  • Traffic and engagement on the website
  • Citations and backlink growth
  • Google My Business insights
  • Competitive analysis
  • Mobile optimization progress
  • Keyword research analysis
  • On-page optimization progress

This information will give you an overall picture of how the Local SEO efforts are impacting the visibility and performance of the website in local search results and identify areas for further optimization.

Local SEO Gold Coast

If you're not visible in local search results in the Gold Coast, you're missing out on valuable opportunities for your business. Our Local SEO Gold Coast service can help you get found by more customers online and improve your bottom line. 

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If you're not marketing your business online, you're missing out on a huge opportunity. Request A Free consultation and discover how digital marketing  can help you reach a wider audience and connect with customers.

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