Last Updated September 30, 2017
The market for Local SEO Tools is just as fragmented and confusing as the rest of the Local Search Marketing industry. We use this space to keep track of what’s out there.
Many of these tools do more than their categorizations suggest. Like I said, confusing.
Citation-Related Tools/Business Listings Management
- Try our Local Citation Audit & Clean Up Service
- N.A.P. Hunter! – Free Chrome Extension for Citation Research
- Locadium – Get updated when your Google My Business Page changes without your approval
- Citation Burst & Google+ Local Analysis Tool (by Bright Local)
- GoDaddy’s Local Business Listings
- Local Site Submit
- Moz Local – See my review of Moz Local
- NapTuneListings by Milestone Marketing
- Qiigo.com – Pronounced “Key-Go”
- Single Platform – Owned by Constant Contact
- Universal Business Listing
- Whitespark Local Citation Finder: Excellent tool that finds citations for top-ranked businesses for specific local queries in Google
- Yext PowerListings
Local Rank Tracking Tools
- Analytics SEO
- Authority Labs
- Bright Local Search Rank Checker – 1 Month Free Trial
- Catalyst EMarketing Tools: Linda Buquet has a great selection of nifty free local SEO tools including a lat/lon checker and a rank checker.
- Local Search Tool
- Moz.com Pro Rank Tracker
- Places Scout
- WhiteSpark Local Rank Tracker – Go Darren!
Customer Review Management Services
- BazaarVoice – Retailer customer review solution
- BirdEye – Generate reviews & publish your Yelp and other 3rd party reviews on your own profiles.
- Broadly – Josh Melick’s & Assaf Arkin’s start-up
- ChatMeter – Rep management platform
- Customer Lobby – SMB review management/generation – Go Ted!
- DemandForce – Intuit’s local review, email & social platform targeting Dentists, Auto and probably everyone by now
- Get Five Stars – Some local search geniuses (Mike Blumenthal & Don Campbell) brewed this tasty concoction up in the Local lab. Check it out.
- Grade.us – Let’s you create a “spiffy” reviews page that’s not hosted on your site
- Modern Comment – Mobile post-purchase review service. Listed only because Gib Olander started it.
- OnDemandReviews – They get customer reviews for you
- Review Flow (by Bright Local)
- Review Trackers
- Sobox (by Avantar)
- Vendasta – Rep management platform
- Yext Reviews
Store Locator Builders
- Rio SEO
- SIM Partners’ Velocity
- Yext Pages
- Yoast’s Local SEO for WordPress Plugin (No more juicy anchor text for you sir)
- ClickX – Online Lead Generation for Local Businesses
- Mike Blumenthal’s Amazing Google Places for Business Category Tool
- Schema Creator Tool – by Jackson Lo
- White Label Local SEO Services – from Local SEO Guide!
We’ll add more later. Feel free to suggest more and provide feedback in the comments.