Is your business on the first page of Google local maps? 82% of consumers use Google to find information online.
Case studies have shown that 96% of all searchers will never look past Google’s First Page. Consumers are using computers, laptops, tablets and mobile phones to find local businesses and services like yours.
People are going online and searching for services in their city or even in their neighborhood. To compete in Google Local Maps, your website needs to be extremely focused on the specific search terms that people are looking for and in the geographical areas that they’re interested in.
When one of your clients searches on Google for a product or service with a location identifier, say a neighborhood or a town or a city, that is exactly when Google’s Local Map will appear.
Typically, Google’s Local Map will showcase between 3 and 7 local places on Google’s First Page. Local Map Optimization puts your business right in front of the eyes of customers looking to buy. It gives your contact info and exact location with directions to local searchers looking for your product or service.