Local SEO for brick and mortar businesses like auto body repair shops is extremely important. Ranking high for location-specific key-phrases is of even greater importance since geo-specific searches tend to have a higher dollar value.
Ranking high for geo-specific long tail keyphrases is a lot easier if the website is powered by WordPress, that uses Dual Taxonomy.
We are working on building an SEO-friendly website for High Tone Auto Body, from Basalt, CO. This is a new website, and from the very beginning the owners wanted to have a website that will help them get more clients. We built the site with this requirement in mind, and below is a short explanation of how WordPress-powered websites can be optimized for local search.
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