Google Plus Local

Google Plus LocalI find a lot of entrepreneurs perk up when hearing about  getting their website to the top of Google.   However, they have a  hard time understanding the reality of what it takes.  Here is a simple break down of what Google Plus Local  can do and why you need to use it.

In case you are not knowledgeable about the term,  Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the process of getting  the best exposure of your website to the search engines like Google, Yahoo and Bing, which discover and reveal your site to individuals browsing on the web for the type of service or products that you offer.

Search Engine Optimization is essential for your  business to get traffic.  To have the biggest influence on your revenues and profits, you have to be on the 1st web page of the results presented to your prospective customers.

Over 95 % of your leads will certainly never ever go beyond page 1 of the search engine result.  Being discovered on the first web page of the online search engine has actually never ever been more vital than it is today.

greg-signature90% of business searches result in local business purchases.

61% of all searches on a local search engine result in a purchase.

More and more people are searching for local businesses online.  One reason for this is more people have access to the internet via their mobile device with internet access.  Nearly two thirds of all local searches will result in a sales of a product or service.

Thanks to Google Plus Local, businesses can now be a lot more noticeable compared to their competition on the internet, but only if they take advantage of search engine optimization.

Think about this – people are not going to look for a restaurant, accountant or any other local a business unless they plan on using it. This means when people do a search for a product or service that you offer there’s a huge chance they are going to purchase.

So, armed with that knowledge… Is your website optimized for the products and services you offer?

When your prospects look for exactly what you 0ffer … Do They Find You?

If you have no idea, you should check and see for yourself.

Go to Google.com and enter the product or type of product your offer and hit ‘Search”.  You may be surprised at the results you find.

Did your business turn up in the Local Search results page for the key word you entered? If your site does not appear on page 1 of the Google search then the fact is … Your Local Customers Will not Locate Your Business!

But do you know who they will see?  You probably saw them in the search engine result yourself.

Yes, you have actually guessed it … your competitors. As a matter of fact, neighborhood clients will certainly find every one of your rivals, rather than you.

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More and more people are searching for local businesses online. One reason for this is more people have access to the internet via their mobile device with internet access. Nearly two thirds of all local searches will result in a sales of a product or service.

Thanks to Google Plus Local, businesses can now be a lot more noticeable compared to their competition on the internet, but only if they take advantage of search engine optimization.

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More and more people are searching for local businesses online. One reason for this is more people have access to the internet via their mobile device with internet access. Nearly two thirds of all local searches will result in a sales of a product or service.

Thanks to Google Plus Local, businesses can now be a lot more noticeable compared to their competition on the internet, but only if they take advantage of search engine optimization.

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The facts regarding local search results are:

  • Your customers will certainly find your company if your Google Plus local page is optimized correctly.
  • If you are not there, your clients will certainly discover your competition rather than your business. You will not be found and you will not get the business.
  • Your competitors will certainly get all of the business if you are not ranking.  You don’t want to miss our on those sales.

If you are NOT rating at the top of the ‘Local Search’ you might potentially be losing on lots of additional sales.

For theses reasons alone, Google Plus Local is a necessary tool for increasing your presence on the internet and increasing your sales.

1 Comment

  1. Himanshu Gupta on March 28, 2013 at 7:51 am

    Google Plus local page is indeed the first preference for SEO professionals when they are targeting the local market. Good and simple article…