Getting Started With Google Places for Business
Establishing a local online presence is definitely a great way to grow your business.
Is the content you put on your site Search Engine Optimized? Integrate search terms appropriate for your business into the articles, blog posts, and other content you place on your different web pages.Google Places for Business is the perfect place to start your SEO campaign, by establishing your business’ identity on Google Places, it can show up in Google searches, Google Maps and Google+ Local.
The main benefits are:
- Show up across the web – Be found on Google Search, Maps, Google+, and mobile devices
- Improve your business information – Give customers the right information about your business
- Connect with customers – Understand customer feedback and respond to reviews
What is Google Places?
“Google Places is the information that a search engine receives and uses when listing your business. A search engine will probably already have your business listed in results, but your Google Places page allows you to control what information Google has and presents to searchers about your business”. You can fill in your Places page with information like a description, images, hours of operation, and contact information.
You manage all of this information in your Google Places dashboard, so you can change it anytime you wish. You have to sign up for Google Places account, fill in your information, and then verify your account – you have to verify either by phone or by mail, the process is simple.
Want to sign up for a Google Places Account? Click here