David Mihm posted an excellent resource on his site recently. He asked 20 of the top SEO bloggers and internet marketers on their opinions of what factors are truly important for improving local search ranking for your website.
Here is a nice teaser for the type of information you’ll find there:
Importance of General Factors for Local
- Local Business Listing Information (4.27)
- Traditional SEO Criteria (3.06)
- Customer Reviews (3.00)
To see the complete (and I do mean complete) analysis with comments from the experts, check out David’s local search ranking post.