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Google Plus Local has transformed the way local businesses are found. By integrating social media, SEM, SEO, mobile phones, and good ole fashioned word of mouth, Google has altered the online marketplace. Looking for an auto mechanic? Millions of consumers are now relying on Google Plus Local to see what others in their communities are saying before they take their car to be serviced. Deciding on where to eat this Friday? Just Google “Italian restaurant” and see which ones are getting the best reviews. And which ones to avoid like the plague.
As a business owner you need to focus on two primary objectives where it concerns your G+ Local listing.
1. Get ranked on page one for your relevant local search term. i.e. “Dallas Plumber”, Atlanta Divorce Attorney”, “Tampa tire shop”, etc. Fortunately it is not as difficult or costly as you may think to get your listing ranked well.
2. Focus on getting positive reviews. Online reputation management is imperative in today’s marketplace. The biggest mistake is to passively wait for your customers to leave you good reviews. You MUST be proactive. Online reviews not only pre-sell your service or product, but shows Google that you are qualified to be listed prominently. Social signals are now one of the primary criteria for determining a business’ rank.
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How To Turn Your Google+ Local Page Into A Magnet For New Customers
Setting up and optimizing your Google Plus Local page is one of the best ways to steer high-quality local search engine traffic right to your door.
Here’s why: Every single day, people and companies search Google for nearby vendors to do business with. The question is, does your business show up?