With the competitive advantage of an internet presence in this day and age, businesses everywhere can take their volume to a higher level. The majority of people use the internet to find a local service or business and if your company isn’t in a convenient location for them to access, you are really missing out to your competitors.
Those businesses that do have their brand strategically placed around the web in the places where their consumers are searching have quite the advantage. But what kind of exposure do you really need to bring in more business from the wild wild web? In this article, we will go over all the details.
Local listings are web directories that list your businesses name, address, phone number, and other valuable information to your potential customers. These include websites like HomeAdvisor, Angie’s List, Yellow Pages, Google, Facebook, Foursquare, etc.
The more of these citations your business has, the more “points” it gets in the eyes of search engines like Google, the more credibility it has, and more of a chance of being placed in the local search results.
So when someone searches for say “Tampa appliance repair,” Google will aggregate business information from around the web and return the best results they see fit. Google is all about bringing back high-quality, relevant searches to make the end-user have the best experience possible, and simply why they are one of the most trafficked search engines. Continue reading Websites for Local Businesses