13 Ways to Promote your Local Business for Free

Many local businesses struggle to find ways to promote themselves, get links, rank in search engines, and ultimately drive traffic to their websites. Most small businesses also have limited budgets making the task more difficult. For those businesses here are 13 ways you can promote your business online for free.

Local Search Tips, Tricks & Secrets

This week I’m doing a series of posts about local search. I’ve got over 20 guest interviews scheduled over the next 5 days. I’ve also got some nice local search resources and a few surprises as well. Be sure to check out the schedule and let know what you think.

Lee Odden – Local Search Interview

In this interview we’re going to be talking with Lee Odden of Top Rank Online Marketing.

Aaron Wall – Local Search Interview

For today’s interview with talking with Aaron Wall, the author of the popular SEOBook, owner of Threadwatch, and quite a few other Internet marketing related properties.

Justilien Gaspard – Local Search Interview

For this interview we’re talking to Justilien Gaspard.

Scott Smith – Local Search Interview

In this interview we’re talking with Scott Smith also known as “Caveman” around the SEO forums and blogs.

Greg Hartnett – Local Search Interview

For this interview we’re going to be talking with Greg Hartnett of Best of the Web.

Rebecca Kelley – Local Search Interview

In this interview we’re talking with Rebecca Kelley of SEOMoz.org.

RC Jordan – Local Search Interview

For this interview we’re talking with RCJordan who’s been around SEO forums and boards from the very beginning.

Dave Zuls – Local Search Interview

For this interview we’re talking with Dave Zuls aka Hawaii SEO who publishes a blog over at Hawaii Online Advertising.

Mike Belasco – Local Search Interview

Today we’re talking with Mike Belasco aka Mike the Internet Guy.

George Kepnick – Local Search Interview

Today we’re talking with George Kepnick aka Werty on the SEO Blogs and forums.

Jason Duke – Local Search Interview

In this interview we’re talking with Jason Duke aka JasonD of StrangeLogic.com.

Matt McGee – Local Search Interview

In this interview we’ll be speaking with Matt McGee, who can be found on various SEO blogs and forums under the nickname “pleeker”.

Ryan May – Local Search Interview

For this interview we’re going to be talking to Ryan May of Restaurantica.

Jeremy Schoemaker – Local Search Interview

Today we’re talking with Jeremy Schoemaker aka Shoemoneyâ„¢, about local search.

Bill Slawski – Local Search Interview

Today we’re talking with Bill Slawski of SEO by the Sea.

Local Search Interview Update

Due to some production issues I made some adjustments to the local search interview series, I added two more interviews, and we may get a third by friday.

Local Search Articles and Information

In addition to the post, and interviews in this series I’ve compiled a list of a few local search related resources. You can browse through the list below or use a google custom local search engine I created.

Rich Skrenta – Local Search Interview

In this interview we’re talking to Rich Skrenta.