Google® My Business-MAPS Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
82% of consumers use Google® to find information online, is your Google® My Business listing on the first page of Google® local maps?
Case studies have shown that 96% of all searchers will never look past Google’s first page! Consumers are using computers, laptops, mobile phones and tablets to find local businesses and services like yours. People, your potential customers, are searching online regularly for goods and services in their neighborhoods, cities, counties, states, even nationwide.
To compete in Google® Local MAPS, your Google® My Business directory listing and website must collaborate with one another AND be extremely focused on the specific search terms that people are looking for, in the geographical areas that they’re interested in.
When one of your clients searches on Google® for a product or service with a location identifier, say a neighborhood or a town or a city, that is exactly when Google’s Local MAPS will appear and present your’s and your competitor’s Google® My Business listings.
Google’s Local MAPS searches used to showcase 7 local businesses which was then reduced to 5 and is now down to only 3-4 local showcased businesses displayed on the first page of a Google® ’s local search. Local Map Optimization puts your business right in front of the eyes of customers looking to buy. It provides your business contact info and exact location with directions to local searchers looking for your product or service.
The factors that the Google® search algorithm takes into account when deciding the order of the results is a closely guarded 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 search algorithm to mix up the results.
This is where we come in. Getting your business ranked on Google’s Local Map search listings and keeping it there is no simple task and requires constant up-to-date maintenance to counteract the changes that Google is constantly making.
Having an optimized Google® My Business local profile is the only way to get high Google® search rankings and positive reviews for your business in Google’s powerful search and maps infrastructure. And the more positive reviews your business has as well as the number of citations your website and Google® My Business listing has, the higher your business will rank on Google’s Local Map search.
Google® Maps Optimization is one of the most important things to happen in search engine optimization and the internet marketing industry. It has revolutionized the way small and medium sized local businesses can reach their local market and more importantly, 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’ll also implement little known strategies that will help give your business a competitive advantage in the Google® local search rankings.
We can help give your business a boost in the Google® Maps search rankings and guide you on how to solidify your rankings over time. Interested in learning more about our Google® My Business service?
Simply complete the contact form on our home page and let’s get started optimizing your Google® My Business listing today!