Google Local Business Listing, Google Local Places Listing (Maps) SEO

Get your business listed high on Google maps and Google Places results!

Google maps optimizations

Gabblet provides money back guarantee for Google Local maps (places) inclusion. We have huge experience in optimizing many Google Places listings (See our portfolio) and we use 100% white-hat techniques to bring your local listing on the first page of Google Search.

 

Our Google Places listing package starts from just $100. See our complete package here.

Google Local Places optimization has almost revolutionized the equations for the businesses eyeing to generate considerable revenues in the selected local places. Instead of targeting global audiences, small and big entrepreneurs often find it far better to limit their customer base to a selected location from where they are more likely to find buyers for their services or products. If you also crave to boost your business around your local surroundings, we are there for your assistance.

Lets quickly move to the Important things you need to care about your Google Local Business listings:

  • Provide Details: Make sure that you provide as many as details possible in the Google Place page. Give special attention to Description, Categories and Additional Details.
  • Business Title: Don’t forget to use keywords in the Company/Organization field along with your company/organization name but don’t spam.

google local title

 

  • Business Categories: Make sure that you choose categories what Google suggests, do not manually put keywords in the categories.

google places categories

Important notes before choosing categories:

1. Do proper keyword research before choosing categories.

2. Keep categories short.

3. Avoid repetition.

4. Again, do not spam it with keywords

5. You can choose a maximum of 5 categories

  • Business Description: Use this field wisely, there is 200 characters limit so make sure that you description is good enough to turn a visitor into a buyer and at the same time you hit the right keywords as well.

google local description

 

  • Phone and Address: Those days are gone when you rank without a validated listings. So make sure that you provide full and correct address. If the Google maps marker is not pointing to the correct location, fix it manually. Its necessary to have a correct address unless you would not receive the Google verification pin.

google local address

 

  • Additional Details: Let me make sure one thing that Google trust the information provided by the business owners, so use the valuable field and provide additional information that you want your customer to know. These addition details helps in improving your conversion rate & local search rankings

Important notes before choosing categories:

1. Include your business information as much as you can.

2. Include the brands you are selling, services you have etc

  • Photos & Videos: Pictures and Videos increases your Google places page CTR as well as conversion rate. So, Include your business/product pictures and videos. Remember “a picture is worth a thousand words”. 
  • Customer Ratings & Reviews: Reviews plays a big role in Google Places page rankings. Businesses with more review and ratings is considered more popular and hence Google ranks it higher, so encourage your customers to provide you ratings and feedbacks if they are happy with your product or services.

 

  • Local Citation: A citation is a phrase that includes many things. A citation can be a phone number, can be a review, a business name, a link, other local listings, a online profile etc. Citation can be seen at the bottom of a Google Places page.

google local citation

Google searches the web to find citation of a local places listing to confirm that this is a real and active business place. So, the algorithm is simple, the more citations a local listing has, the better it’s ranking may be.

Note that the Citations needs to have the exact same address. If there is a slight difference then Google won’t be able to match the two listings.

Some Citation List (mostly free):

  1. http://dmoz.org/
  2. http://dir.yahoo.com/
  3. http://www.lii.org/
  4. http://www.inc.com/resources/startup/recommended.html
  5. http://www.nature.com/nrg/info/info_links.html
  6. http://www.about.com/
  7. http://www.bbbonline.org/
  8. http://www.business.com/
  9. http://www.uncoverthenet.com/
  10. http://www.joeant.com/
  11. http://www.webdirectory.com/
  12. http://www.educationworld.com/
  13. http://www.Twitter.com
  14. http://www.YouTube.com
  15. http://www.facebook.com
  16. http://www.wikipedia.org
  17. http://www.openwifispots.com
  18. http://www.aboutus.org
  19. http://www.kayak.com/
  20. http://www.getfave.com
  21. http://www.yelp.com
  22. http://cityvoter.com
  23. http://www.tumblr.com/
  24. http://www.wordpress.com/
  25. http://www.associatedcontent.com
  26. http://groups.yahoo.com
  27. http://www.blogspot.com
  28. http://www.bizbash.com
  29. http://www.dmoz.org
  30. http://local.botw.org/secure/signup.aspx?type=basic
  31. https://www.getfave.com/session/new
  32. http://www.hotfrog.com/AddYourBusiness.aspx
  33. http://praized.com/merchants/new/search
  34. http://www.dinkypage.com/
  35. Create a few site using Google Sites
  36. http://www.weebly.com/
  37. http://pastehtml.com/
  38. http://www.ripoffreport.com/
  39. http://www.tumblr.com/
  40. http://www.nextstudent.com
  41. http://sharedreviews.com
  42. http://www.zvents.com/listings
  43. http://www.rateitall.com/promote/
  44. http://www.wikimapia.org
  45. http://www.urbanspoon.com/choose
  46. http://www.wikidomo.com
  47. http://www.flickr.com
  48. http://www.Squidoo.com
  49. http://www.Hubpages.com
  50. http://www.Quizilla.com
  51. http://www.Slideshare.com
  52. http://www.Scribd.com
  53. http://www.wepapers.com
  54. http://www.docstoc.com
  55. http://www.4shared.com
  56. http://www.Gather.com
  57. http://www.schmap.it/
  58. http://www.Clipmarks
  59. http://www.Work.com
  60. http://www.Wetpaint.com
  61. http://www.TipDrop.com
  62. http://www.WikiDot.com
  63. http://www.Naynz.com
  64. http://www.Answers.com
  65. Yahoo Answers
  66. http://www.Zimbo.com
  67. http://www.Swicki.com
  68. http://www.pbwiki.com
  69. http://www.webring.com
  70. http://www.topix.com
  71. http://www.kotaku.com
  72. http://www.zoomgroups.com
  73. http://www.zug.com
  74. http://www.mediapost.com
  75. http://www.shostyle.com
  76. http://www.kaboodle.com
  77. http://www.eventful.com
  78. http://www.realtown.com
  79. http://www.ourfaves.com
  80. http://www.moomeo.com/
  81. http://file2.ws/
  82. http://www.copytaste.com
  83. http://www.idealist.org
  84. http://identi.ca
  85. http://army.twit.tv
  86. http://mozillaca.com
  87. http://www.esnips.com
  88. http://www.zannel.com
  89. http://www.picli.com
  90. http://www.help.com
  91. http://www.stickam.com
  92. http://www.zoodak.com
  93. http://www.meetup.com
  94. http://biznik.com
  95. http://www.startupnation.com/
  96. http://online.wsj.com/community
  97. http://www.smallbusinessbrief.com/forum
  98. http://incbiznet.com/
  99. http://sta.rtup.biz/
  100. http://www.partnerup.com/default.aspx
  101. http://cofoundr.com/user/login
  102. http://www.bizsugar.com/
  103. http://econnect.entrepreneur.com/
  104. http://bx.businessweek.com/
  105. http://www.naymz.com/
  106. http://www.socialvibe.com/

 

Contact Gabblet for any query regarding your Google Local Places (Map) Optimization, we would be happy to assist you.