Targeting for local audiences using SEO is quite a task. To ensure that you will have a mark on your targeted area, you’re going to have to boost your SEO efforts using a bunch of third-party sources such as directory submission sites and business listings websites. Some of the well-known sites are Yelp, Google Places, YP, Yellowbook, Dexknows and even Facebook.
There are lots of business listings nowadays. Most of these are certified to help you in boosting your website’s visibility and will likely bring in potential clients as well. To do this, you need to get your business is listed in these listings and make sure the information about your business (like name, address and phone number, etc.) is accurate. Also make sure that you have claimed your listing for it to be valid. Adding videos and photos to your listing will also help in improving credibility. These are just a few steps in adding your listings.