SEO is extremely important for local businesses, as statistics show that 46% of all Google searches are local.

Local searches result in higher traffic conversion; i.e., 18% of local smartphone searches led to purchase within a day compared to 7% non-local searches.

Link signals and on-page signals are the main local ranking factors. Next come the behavior signals, personalization, citation signals, review signals, and social signals.

The sections of the article below the infographic will elaborate on the aforementioned SEO statistics in detail.

And no, we won’t be talking numbers only!

We will also provide you with a multitude of useful tips and hacks to help you get the most out of your SEO strategy!

SEO infographic 2018

Thank you to our friends at for the infographic!