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If it’s new customers you want, you have to make it easy for them to find you on Google. It’s that simple. Google states they are now delivering more than 11 billion introductions to local businesses per month. And what’s more, 76% of these introductions result in a connection with a business. These returns are amazing, and it’s the reason why Google is the most valuable advertising platform the world of small business has ever seen.

However less than 10% of small businesses are digitally prepared
and are simply missing out on both free and paid leads from Google.

Regardless of your industry, consumers are searching for what you do. These searchers are ready to buy, and they overwhelmingly want to support a local business. If you are one of those businesses missing out, you’re not alone – but with local search growing by an astounding 50% in 2018, you really need to consider a plan before your competitors do.

So what do you need to get found?

There are six critical things your business location needs to establish to get found – and they all work hand in hand.

Mobile Friendly Website

Google My Business

Listings Management

On-site SEO

Off-site SEO

Google Ads

This may seem like a lot of work for a small business to manage – hence why most small businesses neglect getting started. But with automated platforms like Shoptoit, you can have it all for just $199 per month. Learn more

 

Next Steps

Below are links to useful content for you to consider. And as always, feel free to book a time to talk to us if you’d like to start getting found in local search.

Further Resources:

Page One of a Google Search Result, How does it all work?  >>read

Why Having a Website is Still Important for All Small Businesses  >>read

How to Control your Google My Business Listing  >>read
The Importance of Accurate Business Listings  >>read

10 Powerful Ways to Quickly Improve Your SEO  >>read

Local Mobile Search Growing at Unexpected Rate  >>read
Local Search Marketing Return on Investment  >>read