If you have a business and you have a web site then you need to read this. This will help you get your business listed in the local city wide search and it’s free.
It doesn’t matter if your business is a brick and mortar type, or online store, you can benefit from Google Places.
First things you want do is go to:
- Head over to Google Places.
- Click “list your business” and follow the steps. The entire process is easy and takes less than 5 minutes (depending on your attention to detail).
- If you have multiple business locations to list, there’s a button for that too.
There have been many great resources of local search information and seomoz has one with the title: Google Places SEO: Lessons Learned from Rank Correlation Data which is worth checking out.
Multiple Locations Using Local Search
How can an out-of-town company compete with local competition?
Matt Cutts thoughts on the question in this short video.