Google My Business

Google Places (Google My Business)

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.

Benefits of Google My Business to SEO Ranking & Sales:

  • Ranking in Google Maps is fast
  • Ranking at the top of standard Google pages is also possible on local searches (see below)
  • Listings appear within hours
  • Listings include website links
  • Listings include logos
  • Listings include brands
  • Listings include photos
  • Listings include videos
  • Listings can include vouchers

Google Places Web Stats

Google Places even gives you web stats on impressions of your map listings and clicks to your site, you can even post printable vouchers.

Visit Google My Business

Google My Business like all Google services changes on a regular basis so you should go back on a regular basis just t9o see what else is available to you and update your details.

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G+ Page

When you create a Business listing in Google My Business you will also be directed to create a G+ Page. g+ is rather like a Facebook Business Page and allows you to post information, news and what your business is up to.

This is worthwhile as your articles will appear in Google search

G+ Page
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