Would It Be Possible To Outrank Major Directory Sites Since They Don’t Have Strong On-Page SEO For Each Location?

By April

In episode 254 of our weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked if it is possible to outrank major directory sites since they don't have strong on-page SEO for each location.

The exact question was:

Hi Guys, . . . Thank you VERY much again for your Hump Day help (smile) . . . I know you've said that local organic seo is harder now mainly because of the major local Directories dominating the first page, but, if you wanted to rank your own multi-location local Directory site with strong on-page seo as well as “”normal”” off-page seo, would it be possible to outrank the major Directly sites since they may not have strong on-page seo for each location and may or may not do extensive off-page seo either?

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