Last Updated May 25, 2024

The market for Local SEO Tools & Local SEO Software 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. But essential to any Local SEO campaign.

Chrome Extensions- Tools to Change Your Location in Browsers/Check Local SERPs
Local Citation Software/Business Listings Management
Local Rank Trackers
Customer Review Management & Monitoring Services
Store Locator Builders
Mobile Stuff

Local SEO Google Chrome Extensions – Tools to Change Your Location in Browsers & Google/Check Local SERPs

  1. AWR Search Anywhere – Chrome extension to change your browser location
  2. GeoProxy Chrome Extension
  3. GMBSpy – Find the categories of a Google Business Profile
  4. GS Location Changer – – Chrome extension to change your browser location
  5. How To Change Your Location in Google Chrome (article)
  6. How To Change Your Browser Location in Google Chrome (video)
  7. Shawn Ryder’s Local SEO Tracking Tool
  8. An easy way to get localized SERPs at an exact location without any additional tools.

Local Citation Software/Business Listings Management

  1. Try our Local Citation Audit & Clean Up Service – Building citations can be the key to a succesful local SEO program
  2. N.A.P. Hunter! – Free Local Citation Checker Chrome Extension
  3. Citation Burst & Google+ Local Analysis Tool (by Bright Local)
  5. GoDaddy’s Local Business Listings
  6. Google ID & Review Link Generator (by Bright Local)
  7. Local Site Submit
  8. Local Galex by Nexunom
  9. Localo
  10. Moz Local – See my review of Moz Local
  11. MyPresences
  12. – Pronounced “Key-Go”
  13. RioSEO
  14. Single Platform – Owned by Constant Contact
  15. Synup
  16. Uberall
  17. Universal Business Listing
  18. Whitespark Local Citation Finder: Excellent tool that finds citations for top-ranked businesses for specific local queries in Google
  19. Yext PowerListings
  20. Chatmeter
  21. Location3
  22. RenderSEO

Local Rank Checkers/Rank-Tracking Tools

  1. GrowthBar – Chrome Plugin for SEO that helps you find Keywords, Backlinks and Search Suggestions
  2. AgencyAnalytics
  3. AllLocal (rolls up GMB Insights & Bing Places reports)
  4. Ahrefs: Not necessarily “Local” but tons of great SEO data in one tool.
  5. Authoritas
  6. Authority Labs – One of the kings of keyword rank checkers
  7. Bright Local Local Rank Flux
  8. Bright Local Search Rank Checker – 1 Month Free Trial – Lots of great tools for generating local seo reports for agencies
  9. Georanker
  10. GetStat (acquired by Moz)
  11. LinkDex
  12. Local Search Tool
  13. Local Falcon (visualize local map rankings)
  15. LocalVox
  16. MapLabs (rolls up GMB Insights Reports)
  17. Moz Local Market Analytics
  18. MyPresences
  19. Places Scout
  20. RankTrackr
  21. RankWatch
  22. SEMRush: Not necessarily “Local” but tons of great SEO data in one tool. A great local search results checker.
  23. SERPScan
  24. Sitechecker
  25. SweetIQ
  26. UpCity
  27. WhiteSpark Local Rank Tracker
  28. ZoomRank

Mobile Stuff

  1. The SERPerator: For address-specific testing of local-mobile SERPs
  2. The Pageoscope: For testing mobile landing pages & GMB on mobile

Customer Review Management & Monitoring Services

  1. BazaarVoice – Retailer customer review solution
  2. BirdEye – Generate reviews & publish your Yelp and other reviews for other local review sites on your own profiles.
  3. Broadly – Josh Melick’s & Assaf Arkin’s start-up
  4. ChatMeter – Rep management platform
  5. DemandForce – Local review, email & social platform targeting Dentists & Auto
  6. GatherUp – Review generation. Local reviews monitor. Google Q&A monitor and more.
  7. – Let’s you create a “spiffy” reviews page that’s not hosted on your site
  8. Modern Comment – Mobile post-purchase review service. Listed only because Gib Olander started it.
  9. MyPresences
  10. Nice Job
  11. Podium
  12. Reputology
  13. ReviewInc
  14. ReviewPush
  15. ReviewShake
  16. ReviewTree
  17. Review Flow (by Bright Local)
  18. Review Trackers
  19. ThriveHive GMB Q&A Tracker See top questions asked in your GMB category (very cool)
  20. ShoutAboutUs
  21. Sobox (by Avantar)
  22. SoConnect
  23. Vendasta – Rep management platform
  24. Yext Reviews
  25. Review Grower

Store Locator Builders

  1. Placeable
  2. Rio SEO
  3. SIM Partners’ Velocity
  4. SOCI
  5. Uberall Locator + Pages
  6. Yext Pages
  7. Yoast’s Local SEO for WordPress Plugin (No more juicy anchor text for you sir)


  1. ClickX – Online Lead Generation for Local Businesses
  2. ContactUs
  3. Huckabuy – Automatically apply structured data to your site
  4. – Live SEO Testing Ground
  5. White Label Local SEO Services – from Local SEO Guide!

We’ll add more later. Feel free to suggest more to Andrew via Twitter.