Have you been in an area where you are looking for the local drycleaner, restaurant, cafÃ© etc. You cannot find what you are looking for and aimlessly roaming the area, well the answer is Google places.
Google Places is very important not only for the person searching around the area but more importantly Google Places is extrememly important for local businesses. Imagine the vast amount of people in your area not knowing about your business and where you are located. Being on Google Places can turn this around allowing more people to know where you are and what you offer. Research says that 97 % of people search online for local business. Being on Google Places allows your customers to find you more easily and not miss any potential business you might have if you were not on Google places. It is important to stand out from other local businesses in your area.
Seting up a Google Places account is very effective, you will have a company overview showcasing your services and products you provide.
You will be marked on your local map allowing customers to know where you are near and what local transport is nearby.
You also have the ability to add images to the Google Place account, upload images of your building/products.
It will display your contact information that is a great and easy way to get in contact with you for example a contact number, address, and opening hours will be displayed; this can further be enhanced by linking a website to your account so you get the competitive edge. If you have a powerful website displaying your services or products this can further entice customers to visit you. Customers can write a review about your business which can enhance your reputation.
Why not take a step further and optimise your Google places with specific keywords. Using certain keywords for your business can enhance your position on Google.
If you want to know more about Google Places, website development or optimisation contact us today for a free quote.