Last Updated on December 13, 2021 by Nicholas Ho
Why Google My Business is VITAL For Your Business
3 STEP PLAN TO GET FOUND
90% of all search traffic clicks are derived from page #1 of Google searches. There are 3 places to rank on Page #1 of Google Search :
- Google My Business (GMB) 3-pack and
- Organic search.
Google My Business is one of the best methods of ranking on the 1st Page of Google.
This is a local search marketing strategy.
1Get Verified and Trusted by Google. Establish a Google My Business account and verify your business with Google.
2 Get listed on multiple business directories to increase your online exposure and secondary rankings.
3 Use multiple Google services (Adwords, SEO, Maps, etc) to boost your business online exposure.
Using a combination of using Google My Business (GMB) and Business Listings (Citations) is a great way to get found on Google. You should also be Improving your website SEO and acquiring instant traffic via Google Adwords.
Google My Business / Maps is designed for Mobile users (approximately 50% of all Internet users) and is influenced by proximity of the user performing the search action.
Case Study – Get Found Despite No Website
This is one of our clients, actually the client is my barber, she has a brand new business. Her new shop is beautiful and she is fantastic at cutting hair, but the shop is not located not the main street, which is a challenge.
Question: So how does her business get found ?
Answer: Google My Business (Google Maps) + Business Directory Listings
Results: Her business has been found over 440 times in Google Search and appeared on Google Maps over 280 times in 1 month. Her business was also found on Page #1 of Google Organic Search due to her TrueLocal listing.