Local SEO Company Rankings

Selecting the best local SEO company to get your company ranking in your local area doesn’t have to be a difficult initiative. For some of you this may be the first time selecting local SEO services, for others you might have had experiences that didn’t work out. Our goal is to help you make an educated decision and to remove the guess work. The local SEO companies that made our list are the best and brightest that qualified through our stringent ranking methodology. See below to learn more about how we rate each local search engine optimization company.

Best Local SEO Companies: October 2017

RatingAgency NameWebsiteFounding YearHeadquartersNumber of EmployeesPrice Range (Low, Medium,High)CustomersQuality Score
1 HigherVisibility 888-598-4449website2007Memphis, TN25+Low/MediumAaron's, Chem-Dry, TitleMax
99
2 G/O Digital 888-925-4336website2013Chicago, ILN/AHighSoma, Lucy's, Brookside Pools
95
3 ReachLocal 855-973-4118website2003Woodland Hill, CA1,900+HighMr. Handyman, The Blinds Place
94
4 Yodle 877-276-5104website2005New York, NY1,200+HighCottman, B-Dry, Junk Depot
92
5 SmartReach Digital 877-799-6574website2013Bala Cynwyd, CAN/AMedium/HighPlanet Sub, Zuppardo's
89
6 Orange Soda 877-598-4661website2006American Fork, UTN/AHighColorado Gutters, Lime Ricki
87
7 LocalVox 646-545-3400website2011New York, NYN/AHighTossed, Citibabes, Town
86
8 CyberMark 623-889-3380website1994Phoenix, AZ25+MediumArmored Group, Direct Dryers
85
9 Digital Labz 888-932-5229website2003Houston, TXN/ALow/MediumBella Rosa, IT Caliber, Houston Spine
84
10 Local Splash 714-481-0032website2004Costa Mesa, CA150+Medium/HighVivint, Scoobe Doo, Expert Furniture
82

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Company Rankings

A lot goes into a successful Local SEO strategy, so there are a lot of factors to consider when we put together our Top 50 Local SEO Companies list. We evaluate hundreds of Local SEO firms and assign scores for criteria such as the on-page work of the company’s own homepage, how effectively the company achieves high rankings for the keyword phrases it targets, the quality of the SEO company’s backlinks, and the number of times the Local SEO firm is mentioned in the media. Our scoring system also considers each company’s participation in the SEO community through its own blog, guest posts on other blogs, secret shopping, and speaking at conferences.

Those data points are weighted and used to produce a score for each Local SEO provider, which we then use in compiling our Top 50 list. We don’t make the details of our proprietary scoring system public knowledge, so SEO companies can’t “game the system” for a higher ranking — but any company that gets a high score on several of these data points is likely to use the best and most effective Local SEO methods.

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