Spying on your competition is the first step in improving your local seo, these reports will give you insight on what your competition has for citations.
I will usethe Local Citation Finder
tool with Whitespark to create a custom and detailed report that will include info about
where your competitors are listed on the web in places such as yellow pages, manta, local directories and much more.
Most lists will have more than 100 sites used by your competitors
which can be extremely beneficial for local search engine optimization (SEO)
Creating local citations is a very important part of ranking for google maps and local seo within your city for your keywords.
With this gig, you will get to know where the best listings are for your location (anywhere in the world) based on the 1 keyword you provide.
Utilize this information, so that you will be able to create citations and listings in the same local directories and also on more directories.
You will receive a detailed report for local citations using 1 keyword and see the competition.