Local SEO Company
Even if a business owner does not have a website that he has built himself, signing up for local maps gives a business owner a site to drive traffic to. He will also gain the benefit of being found on mobile devices that are equipped with map features (virtually all of them). The business can now be indexed by the major search engines and listed in the appropriate place alongside its competition. Once a website is built for the business, the local maps page can be linked, giving the website the ability to take advantage of the local maps application without implementing any new technology.
Most importantly, potential clients will be able to find the business through a simple map search. They will also be able to view basic information about the business such as the proprietor’s name, the address and the phone number. Reviews may also be added to the local business page that will help to bolster.
Google Maps Optimisation
Here are a few more benefits of having your business successfully listed on the Google Maps – Potential customers or clients will know exactly where to find you and as a result, you’ll be able to appear at the top of search results, specifically for your service and your location. You will have the opportunity to add in opening hours, payment methods, contact information and anything else you may think is necessary.
Benefits of Local SEO and Google Maps:
Whether your business is in one or multiple locations, you can list each of the addresses and in order to stand out you are able to upload photos and videos to your listing. Adding categories, getting reviews to your listing & boosting the citation listings with the same address for your business on the internet will improve the exposure of your business. Whether you are looking to improve your existing listing or you want to create a listing for your business, we can help.
How to Setup Local SEO using Google Maps:
The setup procedure for each major search engine is a little different; however, the basic steps are always the same. A business first locates its address on the local maps program. The business then needs to sign up on the local maps program and identify itself. There will then be a short verification process that will ensure the person who owns the business is actually the one making the listing.
The most important local business profile to have is a Google profile. First of all, it is free. Second of all, Google controls around 85% of all traffic on the Internet. Third, the process that Google uses is basically copied by Yahoo and Bing. If you can set up your business listing on Google local maps, then you can set up your business listing anywhere.
First, navigate to the URL https://www.google.com/business/. Click the “Get on Google” button in the top midportion of the screen. Type in the name of the business to see if Google has already identified it. If it is already identified, simply create a Google plus page by clicking “ok.” If it is not identified, type in the appropriate information; check the box that says that you understand the terms of service, then create a Google plus page.
If you want help with setting up Google Maps Optimisation, then contact us.