Google’s Local Business Center is a platform to help connect local businesses with local customers. Google Local Business Center is a great way to get your business in front of people who are searching for products and services in specific geographic locations on the internet. Basically, the Google Local Business Center is Google’s online yellow pages and is a free service offered by Google. Your Google Local Business listing can list all your business information such as name, address and phone number. The Google Local Business Center also allows companies to list other relevant business information such as hours of operation, history of the business and what types of payments are accepted. One nice thing about Google’s Local Business center is that you do not need to have a website to get your business listed although having a website is an added advantage.
When someone goes to Google and types in for instance, lawyers in Miami, a local map comes up showing the local business listings of lawyers in the Miami area. Someone can get more specific and type in criminal lawyer Miami and the top ten criminal lawyer listings on Google’s Local Business Center come up. On the Google Local Business Center map are pinpoints showing the exact location of each of the listed businesses. Just because your business is listed does not mean you will appear on the Google local business listing first page. Your Google local business listing can be buried several pages back behind your competition. Having a company like DAMG to purposely position your local business listing on Google’s first page between letters A through J just to the right of the map will give you much greater visibility.
All businesses should take advantage of the Google Local Business Center because millions of people use Google every day to search for products and services that they are in need of. What better way to give your company front page exposure on Google then being listed between letters A and J on Google’s local map. Within your Google local business listing you can even add pictures of your business location, staff, or available products. Google maps rank businesses based mainly on relevance. It is an art and science to optimize your listing properly so you can get first page placement.
Google Local Business Center is a great marketing tool to get your business in front of more people. Google has found a great way to connect local businesses with local customers and by having a company like DAMG optimize your Google local business listing, your business can be highlighted over and above your competition. If you are looking for a way to advertise and market your business, don’t overlook Google’s Local Business Center. All businesses should claim their local business listing and working with a company like Digital Age Marketing Group can help you take full advantage of Google’s Local Business Center.