We launched our Google My Business service in 2014 when Google announced they would consolidate Google Places and Google+ Local into a single commodity called Google My Business.
Trying to establish an online presence for most small business owners is a challenge. As the World Wide Web becomes more crowded by the hour, dozens, or even hundreds, of local businesses compete for the coveted number one spot at the top of the GMB listings. If you want to have a chance of customers finding you when they search for the products or services you offer, you must prioritise and perfect your local SEO.
Google My Business, or GMB, brings together all the ways Google can help businesses when users type in a search term with local intent. It has changed the way companies used to rank in searches, as it will return a different result for each searcher depending on the user’s location.
Local SEO or search engine optimisation is getting your website to show at the top of the rankings when a user searches with local intent. An example of this is if she types in “hairdressers in Sidcup” or “running shoes near me”. This user is not looking for information about hairdressing or running shoes; they are looking for a nearby business that can provide them with the service or product.
The only thing you must do to get your local SEO off to a flying start is to call us on +44 (01793) 238232 or fill out our contact form to find out more about our Google My Business SEO services. Within just a few minutes, we can set up a plan to assess your current online strategy (if you have one) and get to work, so you can say goodbye to an under-performing website that no one ever finds.
The Search Equation is a top local SEO Swindon provider, offering local SEO optimisation for both local search all over the UK, and also global search.