With millions of people using Google daily, Google Places can very well be one<br> of the best ways to market your local business on the Internet. According to Google<br>, 97% of consumers search for local businesses online. With Google Places, business owners can update their own Google Places page with the information they would like displayed such as their physical address, phone number, business hours, and website. Essentially Google combined the organic listings with what used to be Google Maps to provide searchers with business listings that are right in their area. An added bonus is the option to add pictures, video, list special promotions, post live updates, and respond to reviews, all to allow consumers to easily retrieve the information they need to find you.
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A Google Places page is subject to Google’s search engine spiders just as a normal website would be. It is for this important reason that your listing should be optimized to be SEO-friendly. Optimizing is necessary if you want your page to be listed in the Top 7 Google Places rankings. Through keyword analysis, among other techniques, the marketing experts at Leadsware can implement effective SEO strategies to help your business rank in these top spots.
Google has recently created a mobile application for Google Places in order to capitalize in the mobile market. This allows your business listing to be exposed to the booming smartphone market. If you are not ranking in the Top 7 on Google Places, then you are missing out on a great opportunity to receive more traffic and new customers. With the help of Leadsware, you can get more targeted customers faster than traditional organic methods.
With our company’s experience optimizing regular websites and Google Places listings, we will ensure that your get your marketing dollars worth. Let our knowledge and expertise assist you in growing your business. Don’t let this golden opportunity pass you buy. Call Leadsware today or fill out our contact form for a free consultation and more information on our Google Places optimization services.