Local SEO Success for a Nationwide Self-Storage Company

About Project

A self-storage company with multiple locations across the country. The goal was to maintain top search engine rankings and drive local traffic to each site, all while working with a very limited budget.

Top Rankings with Minimal Budget: Despite working with a very limited budget, we have successfully achieved and maintained top search engine rankings for essential keywords in the self-storage industry for over a year.

High Impact, Low Cost

Our Role

  • Increase local visibility for each self-storage location.
  • Drive more local traffic and inquiries to the website.
  • Maintain top search engine rankings for relevant local keywords.
  • Achieve these results within a constrained budget.


  • Managing Multiple Locations.
    With multiple self-storage locations across the country, it was essential to optimize each one individually while maintaining overall brand consistency.
  • Budget Constraints.
    Operating with a very small budget meant that we had to carefully prioritize our SEO activities and find cost-effective strategies to maximize impact. This constraint required a strategic approach to ensure that every dollar spent contributed to achieving and sustaining top rankings.

Strategies Implemented

1. SEO Optimization

We focused on optimizing each location’s online presence to improve local search visibility.

Actions Taken:

  • Claimed and optimized Google My Business (GMB) listings for each location.
  • Ensured consistent NAP (Name, Address, Phone number) information across all listings and directories.
  • Added location-specific content, including local keywords, to the website.
  • Increased visibility in local search results for each location.
  • Higher rankings in Google Maps and local search queries.
  • Boosted local traffic to individual location pages.

 2. On-Page SEO and Content Strategy

We optimized on-page elements and developed content tailored to local audiences.

Actions Taken:

  • Conducted keyword research to identify high-traffic local search terms.
  • Optimized title tags, meta descriptions, and headers with local keywords.
  • Created localized content, such as blog posts and service pages, highlighting each location’s unique features and services.
  • Improved relevance and ranking of location-specific pages.
  • Increased organic traffic from local search queries.
  • Enhanced user engagement and time spent on location pages.

 3.  Citation Building and Local Listings

We focused on building citations and ensuring the company was listed in relevant local directories.

Actions Taken:

  • Submitted the business to local directories and industry-specific listings.
  • Ensured accuracy and consistency of business information across all platforms.
  • Encouraged satisfied customers to leave positive reviews on GMB and other review sites.
  • Improved local SEO authority and trustworthiness.
  • Increased number of positive reviews, boosting local credibility.
  • Higher rankings in local search results and Google Maps.

4. Budget Management and Cost-Effective Strategies

We prioritized cost-effective SEO tactics to maximize results within the limited budget.

Actions Taken:

  • Focused on high-impact, low-cost SEO activities.
  • Utilized free tools and resources for keyword research, monitoring, and analysis.
  • Regularly monitored performance and adjusted strategies to optimize ROI.
  • Achieved significant improvements in local search rankings without exceeding the budget.
  • Consistently maintained top positions in local search results.
  • Maximized the effectiveness of the limited budget, driving substantial local traffic and inquiries.

Results overview

  • Successfully maintained top search engine rankings for local keywords.
  • Increased local traffic and inquiries for multiple locations.
  • Achieved significant SEO results within a constrained budget.
  • Ongoing efforts continue to drive growth and visibility for each location.

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