Maps and Places listings are the most important and least expensive of all online tools for local businesses. If you’re not on the map, you will not be found. Verify your listings on Google, Yahoo, and Bing; see the How is Your Business Listed post. Be found!
See how your business is listed on local directories and search engines, using Yext, Yahoo, or Express Update. Yext and Yahoo provide a free review of your listing status. This is a good place to start. Express Update requires business … Continue reading
Places listings are FREE, and will benefit all local businesses. Here’s where to get started: Google Places for Business Yahoo Small Business Bing Places for Business Apple Maps Connect Facebook also serves as an excellent local marketing page; make sure … Continue reading
Online reviews from customers and clients strongly affect online marketing efforts. Unfortunately, disgruntled or unhappy customers are more likely to leave reviews than are happy and satisfied customers. Therefore … Take time to build an authentic and reliable review base. … Continue reading
A well kept secret for identifying the appropriate categories for your Google places listing: http://blumenthals.com/index.php?Google_LBC_Categories Thank you Blumenthals! Also see the Moz category list: https://moz.com/local/categories … Continue reading
Every business should claim their Google Places listing. It's free, and it's how you appear on Google maps, with all your important business information – location, hours of business, etc. So how does it work? Go the Google Places Support … Continue reading