Canton, OH (PRWEB) May 22, 2012
Having a thorough understanding of how to leverage the power of the internet is mandatory for local business owners in today's economy.
Today all of the major Search Engines consider local online search a top priority and offer free tools and guidance to help local business owners achieve online success.
As local consumers continue to make the shift from traditional forms of advertising to the internet, local business owners are being overwhelmed by local search engine optimization specialists, often charging hundreds of dollars on a monthly basis.
To help local business owners, and make the internet more affordable, Grunt Websites has developed, and offer two free tutorials on how to build local business websites.
The landing page tutorial explains in detail, the function and how to build a simple landing page for local businesses. Landing pages are used in conjunction with existing websites to gain more exposure.
For those businesses that have no website, or are unhappy with their current website's performance, the local business website tutorial explains in detail how to build a local business website that gets results!
Both tutorials include step-by-step instructions and include free website templates.
In addition, both tutorials include detailed instructions on both on-page and off-page search engine optimization including - Keyword Research - Domain Name Selection - Page Structure -Website Layout - Design - How To Leverage Free Webmaster Tools.
According to Google, 97% of consumers search for local businesses online, yet the majority of local small businesses either do not have a website or have a website that doesn't get results.
Building and maintaining local small business websites that attracts loyal customers is really not as difficult as business owners may have been lead to believe. There is a simple, but definitive process, that will put local businesses ahead of the competition, if followed.
About Grunt Websites
The mission of GruntWebsites.com is to educate small business owners about why a strong web presence is mandatory for success in today's world.
Grunt Websites are basic, no frills websites that generate leads, customers and sales for local businesses! In spite of what most webmasters and designers say, local businesses do not need a website that is loaded with the latest gadgets and distractions to be successful.