Google Places is a free local listing that is available to every business. There are many benefits to optimizing your Google Places listing. The biggest advantage is that a properly optimized listing will land in the top of the search results whenever someone searches by location. You will reach numerous Google users quickly and easily, and all for free! Another advantage of a Google Places listing is that, once it is set up and running, it is very easy to manage.
Here are some of the most common benefits of an optimized Google Places listing:
- Gain a spot for your business on the first page of results
- Appear in Google Maps
- Appear in iPhone searches
- Come up above other more established listings
However, Google Places optimization is not easy to accomplish. There are many guidelines that must be followed when you are adding to your listing. Failure to follow these guidelines can cause your listing to be penalized by Google, or banned altogether. Worse, these guidelines are not clear to the inexperienced user.
In addition, if your listing is not properly optimized, no one will be able to find it. It is very similar to having a website. If it is not optimized and formatted properly, it will not show up in the search results and you will not reap any of the benefits of the free listing.
Our company is experienced in Google Places optimization. We are well-versed in the guidelines set forth by Google, as well as the in algorithms used by Google to index the listings. Armed with this knowledge, we can optimize your listing so that it out-performs even well established listings.
Our Google Places optimization services include every detail related to your listing. You will need to verify that you own the listing, and then we will take it from there. We will make sure that all information about your business is listed, including hours and other vital information. We will also ensure that the appropriate media is linked to your listing, and that the correct keywords are used.
All of these activities are performed within a short period of time. The service package for Google Places optimization lasts for 21 days. After 21 days, your listing will be optimized completely by our professionals and indexed by Google. You will be able to enter common search terms for your business and your location, and pull up your listing immediately.
If you are not sure about how this free listing can impact your business, contact us today for more information. We can provide you with statistics and examples of how this free listing can improve sales and increase targeted traffic to your business. By the time we finish our explanation, you will have a clear idea as to whether or not this service is right for you.