Listing your Business on Google Places
Getting your site to the top of Google in local searches could not be easier with the event of Google Places or now renamed 'Google My Business'. All you need to do is login to your Google Account, search for ‘Google My Business’ add this to your account and fill in the information.
Within no time at all your business and website link will appear on Google Maps along with an advert for your business on the map pop-up and on the column to the left of the map.
More and more people are searching for businesses using Google Maps, especially if you offer a service, as they like to find a local company.
(The search on Google above was for ‘web design welwyn’)
All it costs is time, your main competitor might be there already so it's time you were.