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!
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
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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 Facebook also serves as an excellent local marketing page; make sure your address and … Continue reading
Here’s a great resource to see how your business is listed at Google, Yahoo, and other top search engines. Simply go to and type in your business name and zip code. The site will return how your business appears on … 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
What happens is that all the people who use their smartphones to find you will be lost! I just read that GPS is the feature most valued by 56% of smartphone users. Make sure you have checked and verified your … Continue reading