Will Google+ Local Be Good For Local Business?

May 17, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Advertising 

Recently Google announced a shift away from its Google Places for local business. Many business owners have spent thousands if not tens of thousands of dollars insuring that they will be found in local searches with Google. Was that just a wasted experiment or has an evolution happened? Will (read on...)



How to Make Your Google Places Listing Stand Out and Get More Reviews

January 7, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

Google is the number one search engine in the world because they have developed a knack for delivering the best search results. But what most business owners may not realize is how Google has recently changed their focus to helping support local businesses. Google has gone local in a big way with (read on...)

Successful Business Ideas – 6 Tips On How To Respond To Google Reviews

December 23, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

One of the most pressing questions I get from prospective clients is about how to respond to a negative review on Google Places. Today I want to share with you 6 successful business ideas on how to respond appropriately to a review that you don’t like. Opinions vary on the power or effect (read on...)

Enhancing Your Business With Google Places

December 22, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

You’ve heard of Google Places and have claimed your page. Now what? I’m going to show you how to use the features of Google Places to enhance your business. The more information you add to your listing, the bigger the chances of attracting more customers. After accepting your page, (read on...)

The "What? Where? Why? How?" of Google Places

December 2, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

Every business owner once had the dream: offer the best services/products, please every customer and make a living out of it. Your business grew from word-of-mouth, was the neighborhood’s favorite and had a big ad in the Yellow Pages. Then times changed, and now people have replaced (read on...)

Google Search Results Are Changing

December 2, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

If your business relies heavily on search engines for pageviews and sales, recent changes in Google search results will drastically affect how your customers find you. Besides all the Google updates, the latest being ‘Fresh’, Google now delivers personalised search results, based on (read on...)

Why You Must Have a Google Places Page for Your Local Business

November 2, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

Google Places is a place to showcase your local business. It’s especially important if you don’t have your own website. You can add photos, videos, descriptions of your business, contact information, special offers, a map for your clients to locate you, and company operating hours. A (read on...)

What Is Google Places? Free Business Advertising From Google

October 20, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Advertising 

Google Places is a free service from Google that lets you list useful information about your business for potential customers to see. When your business displays on Google Maps eager customers can click your phone number or find out more about your business immediately. Some people refer to this (read on...)

Local Online Marketing – Google Places, Optimize Your Google Places Business Listing

July 12, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

One of the important “must do’s” with Google Places is that you need to fill it all in. There are a number of different options available for your business, and when you complete every single option in your Google listing, your chances of being found on-line increase (read on...)

Local Online Marketing – Google Places, Is Your Business Listed? MUST Be Listed In Google Places!

July 12, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

One of the great things about Google Places is that it’s replacing the Yellow Pages and it’s free. How many times have you yourself gone and used the Yellow Pages or are you like the majority of the people out there, you just simply “Google it?” Here are five benefits for (read on...)

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