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Frequently Asked Questions

Signing Up for Local Search Fuel

What Is Local Search Fuel?

Local Search Fuel is a local search optimization solution that cleans up, optimizes, and maintains your business information across hundreds of websites and online directories that influence how local businesses are displayed in Google search results. Major directories Local Search Fuel manages for you include Google My Business, Bing, Yahoo, Yelp, Yellow Pages, and more.

What Does Local Search Fuel Do for My Business?

Local Search Fuel updates the following business information to be accurate and optimized across hundreds of online business directories:

  • Business Name, Address, & Phone Number
  • Hours of Operation
  • Business Categories
  • Business Description

It’s important for your business information to be listed accurately and consistently across these directories, as Google relies on the information provided by these directories to validate your business. When your business information is accurate and consistent, Google is more likely to include your business in relevant search results.

How Does Local Search Fuel Benefit My Business?

By using Local Search Fuel, you’re in a much better position to be featured in local search results relevant to your business in two primary places—Google’s local pack and Google Maps. These are two of the most powerful and influential features in search results that help searchers find nearby businesses for the products or services they need.

Is Local Search Month-to-Month?

Yes! We don’t lock you into any long-term agreements.

Existing Customer FAQs

Why Does Local Search Fuel Need Access to My Google My Business Account? 

In order to optimize your Google My Business profile and set up reporting, access to your Google My Business account is required.

How Do I Know If Local Search Fuel Is Working?

Our reporting dashboard gives you access to view your results at any time. We also send monthly reports to keep you up to date on how Local Search Fuel is performing. In the dashboard and reports, you’ll be able to see common local search metrics, including impressions, clicks, phone calls, directions to your locations, and more.

What Happens If I Cancel Local Search Fuel? 

Once you cancel, your local business listings will no longer be maintained on an ongoing basis. Over time, this can lead to information becoming inconsistent across the web and potentially reducing your visibility for local searches relevant to your business.