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Your Ultimate Guide to Google Maps Marketing in 2019

The Idea of Google Maps Marketing There are two ways to market your business on Google Maps. First, is to invest in Google’s local search ads. When people search for local businesses both in Google Maps or Google search, this local search ad will be displayed on top of other results. Local Search ads use Google’s standard CPC (Cost Per Click) model, so there’s not much strategy besides bidding more money according to your location and niche. The second, which will be our focus in this guide, is to rank organically on......

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For many small businesses, one of the biggest struggles is getting more prospects and customers, especially during the early stages of the business. Local SEO can be an effective solution for that problem: by ranking high on Google Maps, we can get more traffic, prospects, and ultimately, visitors. Yet, how can we effectively implement it? In this guide, we will learn how, from registering your Google Maps listing to optimizing your listing. First, however, let us begin by discussing the concept of local SEO.   What is Local SEO? Local SEO, in......

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Why Small Businesses Need Local SEO? To answer this question, first we will need to define the term “SEO” and “local SEO” respectively, understanding their similarities, differences, and different benefits. First, SEO—or Search Engine Optimization—, in a nutshell, is optimizing your site to rank higher on Google’s (and other search engines’) result page for specific keywords. For example, if your business is a pizza restaurant, if you can rank for the “best pizza” New York, it will bring several key benefits including but not limited to: You can attract those who are......

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One of the biggest changes in the local search environment is when Google started including Google Maps results for local-related keywords. Nowadays, when more and more people are using “near me” queries on their mobile devices, ranking on the top spots of Google Maps is a valuable source of traffic—and revenue— for any businesses targeting the local audience. Google Maps results are based on Google My Business listings. So, one of the main considerations in improving your Google Maps ranking is by optimizing your Google My Business listing. Here, we will learn......

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Effective Local SEO Strategies For Small Business

Here is the deal, 46% of Google searches are made with local intent, where the searcher is looking for a business or service near him/her. Also, more than 30% of mobile searches were made before the searcher is visiting a store. Those are just two of the amazing statistics showing the importance of local SEO, in short, if you are a business targeting your local audience, optimizing for local searches is a necessity for success. But, the question is, how? In this guide, we will learn all the ins and outs of......

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Why Ranking On Google Maps Is Important For Your Local Business

If you are a business that is selling your product or service to a local audience, appearing in the top-3 spots of Google Maps listing can significantly improve visitations, phone calls, sign-ups, or any other desirable conversions. For example, if you are a restaurant in New York, specifically on Broadway, you would want to rank on the top-3 spots when people in Broadway is searching for “restaurants near me”. In the past, Google shows 7 results when people are searching for Google Maps-related queries (queries with specific location and “near me” queries),......

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