<aside> 🚨 Want more notes like this? Subscribe to weekly strategy emails: seonotebook.com


This note was created by upcoming seoirl.com speaker Jason Dolman. It was perfect timing because I was hard at work finishing my Chiang Mai SEO presentation last week.

<aside> 💡 Before you begin, please remember that we can copy the autosuggest keywords by clicking “report inappropriate predictions” in the bottom right!



Over to you, Jason:

If you’re a small business owner operating in a town or city of less than 250,000 people, you’ve probably struggled to figure out what people are searching in Google when they’re looking for a business like yours.

Even though they might be just down the road and looking for a business like yours to help them, you’re probably making one of the most common mistakes many local business owners make when researching what people nearby are searching in Google to find them.

Let’s say you’re a photographer who wants to build and grow a photography business where you live, but that’s a small town like Merced, California or Greeley, Colorado with less than 100,000 people and not many of them are searching Google for a photographer.

If you search Google using Google autosuggest to find the keywords people in your town are searching, you can start building a list of the keywords people use when looking for a photographer in your town…