Is your business ranking at the top of the maps on google search result pages? If not, you have a problem…
Let me explain…
With the shift of traffic from desktops to mobile phones its important to understand that the users are generally not going to click through to a website. For example, when users are looking for a solution time is of the essance. We have been finding more that they are more than likely looking for an address or a phone number to call.
Now this is not a golden rule for all businesses, but if you are in the service industry its probable that consumers are not interested in finding your website. What is more important to them could be one of the following:
- Directions to your location
- Your phone number
- Your business hours
- Reviews for your business
It should be starting to become more clear that if you are not ranking at the top of google maps that you are losing out on steady stream of new customers.
Not only are you losing out on new customers, but your competition is getting those customers and gaining market share on you. Now I know what you are thinking…
How do I rank my business on Google Maps?
Im glad you asked, its simple. First of all you need to sign up with “Google My Business” and verify your business address. The next step is to build “Citations” with your business name, address and phone number (NAP).
If you do not have the time to build them yourself check out our Search Engine Optimization Services Here. Watch this video for more information:
Citations are a great way for consumers to find out more information about your business while also building your backlink profile and increase the authority and trust of your website.
I get it, all of this can but a bit confusing and also alot of work.Don’t worry, we are here to help.
Don’t worry, we are here to help. If you are having trouble ranking in the google maps, consider hiring a SEO Agency to make the process smooth and seemless.