Getting Your Business Listed On Google Places
Google places listings if you haven’t heard of them, are the listings that come up on a web page when you type a local search into Google. If you have any online presence at all then Google may have already found you, and you just need to verify your listing. If they haven’t found you then you need to add a listing, it’s very easy…you just need to open a free Google account and when you log in you will see Google Places.
You need to fill in all of your details, you also need to add photos and videos, the more complete and optimised your listing the higher you will rank in the search results.
The amount of traffic Google can deliver when you are on the front of Google places is amazing!
I have hundreds of clients that range from an ironing service to a major insurance broker and all of them report an increase of enquiries and sales from Google places.
Just type your keyword and location into Google and see how well your competitors are doing!
The beauty of Google Places is that it is essentially democratic and designed to give the true local business owner the edge over larger corporations who may have a local outlet or presence but are not locally based.
As such, it is an unparalleled opportunity to surge ahead of these corporations and their multimillion pound budgets in the search engine rankings, giving the local business owner a far greater chance of raking in their share of the profits.