Through the years some have come to rely on gaining and maintain good SEO results on their websites. Some have come to rely on generating free search engine traffic and using PPC advertising to keep their SEO alive. In this article we will share with you some simple and effective local SEO techniques to get you to the top of the search engines.

1) Mimicking the anchortext of a local SEO campaign that has successfully ranked a website in the search engines. To do this, you will want to use the name of their city and state along with the keyword they are known for or where they are located. Do this for about 10-15 businesses and you will be pulling in traffic related to your local niche.

2) Using the name of their city and state in the anchortext of links that you build will give your website credibility. The more credibility it has, the higher the page rank you will get. Simply do a Google search for your business name and city; you should see a number of websites that have followed your example. Simply contact them and show them what you have accomplished. The will be very excited to have you as their local SEO specialist.

3) Writing articles related to your local business will help you greatly. The search engines love original content and by writing articles you will be providing them what they love. Also, the article will link back to your website and this is just what the search engines want. When you have a number of good articles, you will want to submit them to article directories. Then use the live link of each article in the resource box. This method can provide you with hundreds of backlinks. You can do this by yourself or you can utilize an article directory. I suggest doing this because the work will be free.

4) Submitting your site to directories is another great local SEO technique. By submitting your website to a number of directories like Google listing, you will receive a number of backlinks. Again, you can do this yourself or you can utilize a company to help you with this. There are a number of good directories, usually high Google page rank, that will provide you with free directory submissions. You can find these by doing a search, but be careful that you do not inadvertently buy a link from a page with a high page rank, because that will reflect negatively on you.

These are the fresh Google SEO techniques you can use to gain and maintain good search engine rankings. Before starting your local SEO campaign, it is important that you have a clear understanding of the local SEO techniques that are used. This will save you time and money in the long run.