When people are looking for your type of business online, do you show up in their Google search results? Obviously everyone has heard of Google, but not everyone knows where their business ranks. It is important that your business ranks well in Google to gain new customers who may be searching for you.
Most business owners know that search engine optimization is important, especially today as many business owners continue to search for marketing strategies that will get them the best results that they can afford. By taking advantage of Google Local Maps you can get listed in Google on the front page of a search for local area searches for your product or service just by following some simple steps.
You will begin the process to get your business on Google Local Maps by going to Google+ Local online. When creating a profile you will input any necessary information about your business and include some keywords, but not too many. Your keywords will be what potential customers may search for when looking for information about your kind of product or service online.
Once you have entered all of the information that you are asked for (and be sure to include as much information as you possibly can), make sure that everything is correct and click submit. You will be asked to verify your information before your profile will be able to show up in the search results. You can verify your listing with Google by postcard or telephone. Choosing to verify over the phone will allow you to complete your verification much more quickly.
Once you have verified your Google Local Maps listing you will want to start looking in your local search results for your listing for the keywords that you selected. Google recommends checking back in seven to ten days, but your Google Local Maps listing could show up in as little as a few hours.
When you have followed the steps above to create a Google Local Maps listing you have taken an important step for making your business more visible online by helping you to show up in the search engine results of your potential customer and clients in your local area. It will not be long before you begin to enjoy the rewards of targeted search engine traffic.
Google Local Maps is a very popular mapping service with 1 billion monthly active users, which, with the addition of your profile, will be able to more easily locate your business. In addition, Google Maps with Navigation, is also available on many mobile phones to provide directions and guides to take customers directly to your door.
If you are interested in taking advantage of Google Local Maps to increase your search presence, contact Local Map Fusion today at 1-877-264-5798.