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: May 2018

Rating Agency Name Website Founding Year Headquarters Number of Employees Price Range (Low, Medium,High) Customers Quality Score
1 HigherVisibility 888-598-4449 website 2007 Memphis, TN 25+ Low/Medium Aaron's, Chem-Dry, TitleMax
2 G/O Digital 888-925-4336 website 2013 Chicago, IL N/A High Soma, Lucy's, Brookside Pools
3 ReachLocal 855-973-4118 website 2003 Woodland Hill, CA 1,900+ High Mr. Handyman, The Blinds Place
4 Yodle 877-276-5104 website 2005 New York, NY 1,200+ High Cottman, B-Dry, Junk Depot
5 SmartReach Digital 877-799-6574 website 2013 Bala Cynwyd, CA N/A Medium/High Planet Sub, Zuppardo's
6 Orange Soda 877-598-4661 website 2006 American Fork, UT N/A High Colorado Gutters, Lime Ricki
7 LocalVox 646-545-3400 website 2011 New York, NY N/A High Tossed, Citibabes, Town
8 CyberMark 623-889-3380 website 1994 Phoenix, AZ 25+ Medium Armored Group, Direct Dryers
9 Digital Labz 888-932-5229 website 2003 Houston, TX N/A Low/Medium Bella Rosa, IT Caliber, Houston Spine
10 Local Splash 714-481-0032 website 2004 Costa Mesa, CA 150+ Medium/High Vivint, Scoobe Doo, Expert Furniture

Local Search Engine Optimization
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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