Google MyBusiness is an online directory for local companies to appear at the top of the search engine results for their products and services in their local area.
When a prospective customer searches with a local city, town or village in the search phrase, your company will also appear on a map on Page 1 of Google with a marker identifying your location.
Today 97% of consumers search for local companies online and Google enables you to towards the top of the search engine results on Page 1 of Google.
This provides your company with a greater chance of prospective customers contacting you to enquire about your services or products.
Google MyBusiness listing allows your business to stand out in the search engine results and can include all the information a prospective customer would want prior to contacting you. It is important to have the correct information optimised so that you do show on page 1 of Google. Google will not show all listings for competitive sectors and it is important to appear as frequently as possible.
Within the listing you can include photos, videos, address, hours open, contact details and any special offers. It can also allow people to find, share and recommend your business to their friends, family and business colleagues.
Website DNA provides a Google MyBusiness listing service:
- Correctly set-up the Google Places listing
- Optimise the listing for Google
To see how local businesses are frequently searched for read our article When Local Companies are NOT Local.
If you would like Website DNA to set up your Google MyBusiness listing for your company website please contact us on 01844 260700 or firstname.lastname@example.org.