Local Search Toolkit Interview with Mike Belasco and Mary Bowling from SEOverflow

by on September 24, 2010 · 4 comments

Local Search Toolkit by SEOverflow

New Local SEO Tool for Competitive Analysis – LocalSearchToolkit

Check out this new tool to help you with your Local SEO process. This week my guests are Mike Belasco and Mary Bowling from SEOverflow. They have created a tool that saves you a ton of time in the Local SEO process.

The first step when you get a new Local SEO client is to look at Google 7-Pack for their area to see who is ranking and how competitive it is.

Google 7 Pack Results

Google 7 Pack Results

Drilling in to the different Google Places Page listings shows you which citation and review sources that the top listings are using to rank well.

This is just the start, and it involves a fair amount of manual effort that Local SEOs are all too familiar with.

Never Fear, LocalSearchToolkit is Here!

Well, the fine folks at SEOverflow have come up with a new tool that automates this process – just type in your keyword phrases and it gives you a full report, including:

  • Who is in the 7-Pack
  • What their citation sources are
  • Where they have online reviews
  • What categories they are using

Watch a Quick Video Tour

You can sign up for the beta at LocalSearchToolkit.com

Listen to the Interview with Mike Belasco and Mary Bowling

You can listen to the interview by clicking the play button at the bottom of this post. You can download the MP3 audio file by clicking the download link below if you’re like me and you listen to interviews on your iPod/iPhone in the car.

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Eileen lonergan September 24, 2010 at 12:52 pm

This post was great. I just sent a request to be a beta user!

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stephen moore September 24, 2010 at 11:06 pm

I Like you technology – perhaps we can exchange toys for a month? We actually talked on the phone once – Im happy to see you with a new “baby.” Good Work! Stephen

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Mike Claggett September 12, 2011 at 5:24 pm

Article, Interview and Cool Tool – You continue to make me glad I follow you Don.
I would sign up for Beta too but projects to finish and more coming.

Aint life Grand __ Mike C.

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William Francisco April 11, 2012 at 11:21 pm

This is a great tool, and pretty nice article

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