If you sit down and think about it, Google is everywhere- smartphones, laptops, tablets, offices, cars and most importantly- in the hands of your consumers.
Keeping that in mind, and adding in the fact that one out of five searches on Google are related to location, Google Places is a great tool to have for your business.
Google Places helps your business get found by location. Since one out of five searches are related to location, it makes it important that Google knows where your business is!
Why should I get Google Places?
97% of customers search for local businesses online
Show them exactly where you are with a Google Places Page
Google Places provides very useful information about who is visiting the Place page and where they are searching from
Knowing this information can help you decide on marketing strategies, and learn more about the people who are looking for you.
It gives the searcher a quick snapshot of a business including the address, reviews, products and services, hours of operation, photos and other things that someone might want to know about a business
Making it easy for your customers to find the information they want will make them like you more. In turn increasing the possibility they will come to your store, or call you for more information.
Google Places is a great way to build an online presence, even if your company hasn’t got a website!