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Target Local Business with Google Local
Most likely you’ve searched Google and have noticed local businesses appearing at the top of a page along side a map. This is Google Local.
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To get the most out of your Search Engine Optimization (SEO), this is a must! With Google Local, your clients will see local listings appear above even the organic listings. Not only is this a great way to crawl to the top of the search results, but it also affords you a great opportunity to get your name out there and tell a little bit about your company. Google Local also allows you to view stats on your listing by logging into Google and viewing your dashboard.
Google Local listings allow for the following:
- Company came, address and map
- Company type & description
- Phone number & email
- Website URL
- Details such as payments accepted, areas served, languages, etc.
- Photos (could be used as a portfolio piece) as well as company logo
Google Local listings are an easy and effective way to give your business an advantage. To start using Google Local visit Google Local, click “Add new business” and fill in the required information. After you verify that you are the business owner by phone or mail, you will be provided with a verification code that you type into the appropriate field and you’re done!
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This sounds pretty cool. This technique can help to rank your website at the top of the google search results, but proper information should be provided else you could lose your traffic and audience.
Yes, if you are in any business that also have
online presence that Google local is must for you.
Now more and more people started to use google
to get more information around there.
Its more important if service man transfer from one
location to another and in such case they bound to
use Google to look for their requirements.
So I definitely recommend to invest some time in
the google map and get more business.
Watch this video by Google + business to get
more ideas and how it can be worked -
I also use Google because my some local clients want to optimize their websites locally. Google local is really helpful for me to clearly know about my local target audience.
I have used the Store Locator extension for my eCommerce store from http://www.magestore.com/magento-sto...extension.html and find it extremely useful because it helps customers find map and get to my store easily.
Just listing your business to google local wouldn't ensure google ranking of your listing there are many factors behind this such as
Good amount of citation containing where-about similar to google business listing.
Google local listing is best option to promote business on Google search engine easily.
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