82% of consumers use Google to find information online.
Case studies have shown that 96% of all searchers will never look past Google’s First Page. Consumers are using computers, laptops, tablets and mobile phones to find local businesses and services like yours.
People are going online and searching for your services in your city every month. The auto repair long beach example image to the left explains how a search works and what people see. People will find 3 businesses along with a Star rating which shows how well the business is doing based on past customer comments also known as reveiws or feedback. Typically people will call the business which they feel has the best feedback or reviews. In most cases people will try to figure this out by looking at the number of reveiws and the overall Star Rating, then they will read several comments and call the business of their choice. To compete in Google Local Maps, your business has to show up in the 3 pack with a good Star rating. Local Maps Optimization has to be accomplished for a business to show up in the top 3 positions.
When one of your potential business patrons searches on Google for a product or service with a location identifier, say a town or a city, that is exactly when Google’s Local Map will appear.
Typically, Google’s Local Map will showcase 3 local businesses on Google’s First Page. Local Map Optimization puts your business right in front of the eyes of customers looking to buy. It gives your Star Rating, phone number and exact location with directions to local searchers looking for your product or service.
The factors that Google takes into account when deciding the order of the results is a closely kept Google secret. Additionally, to make sure that the secret variables that determine the ranking order remain a secret, Google is constantly changing and altering the requirements that determine the postion of the businesses.
“This is where we come in. Getting your business ranked on Google’s Local Map and keeping it there is no simple task, and requires constant up to date maintenance and optimization to stay on top of the changes that Google is constantly making.”
Having a Google+ Local Profile is the only way to get Google +1's and reviews for your business in Google’s powerful search and maps infrastructure. And the more good reviews you have for your business, the higher your business can rank on Google’s Local Map.
Google Maps Optimization is one of the biggest things to happen in the Search Engine Optimization and Internet Marketing Industry. It has revolutionized the way small and medium sized local businesses can reach their local market and local customers.
We have a deep understanding of how the Google Maps algorithm works and the factors which are used to determine rankings of Local Business Listings. We also have a few strategies up our sleeves that can help give you a competitive advantage in this area.
We can help give your business a boost in the Google Maps Rankings and guide you on how to solidify your rankings over time. Interested in learning more about our Google My Business Service? Schedule a Free consultation meeting today.
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We craft the citations manually for your local business, social media and niche directories to ensure that each has uniform Name, Address, Phone - also known as NAP - to help your business with local ranking.
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a technique of enhancing the level of effectiveness of one’s content for search engines for the purposes of promoting it to higher ranking in comparison with the content from other sites that aims at similar search terms.