To determine which website ranks higher in Google Maps, Google uses many ranking factors.

While there are a lot of factors to consider and many things to do, most of them you can do yourself or have your assistant do them.

99MediaLab share their 32 steps in this infographic will help you to understand and know exactly what steps you can take to rank your business higher on Google Maps.

Here are the 32 steps to you need to take to help you to rank higher for your local small business on Google Maps.

  1. Well-designed desktop website
  2. Mobile Responsive Website
  3. Blog integration
  4. Business address and phone number in the header and footer
  5. Customer reviews and testimonials
  6. Contact page
  7. Redirect non-www to www and vice-versa
  8. Keyword research
  9. Content – Have unique, original and high-quality content on all the pages
  10. Map keywords with different pages
  11. Clean URL for every page
  12. Unique Meta Titles for every page using keywords
  13. Unique meta description for every page using keywords
  14. Heading tags
  15. Alt tags
  16. Schema.org integration
  17. Internal linking
  18. Facebook business page
  19. Add physical address on your Facebook page
  20. Google Places page
  21. Address on Google places
  22. Website on Google places
  23. Categories on Google places
  24. Pictures and images on Google places
  25. Introduction or About us on Google places
  26. Business hours on Google places
  27. Yelp Business Page
  28. Other local directories
  29. Get reviews on Google places
  30. Respond to reviews
  31. Google search console
  32. Google Analytics
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