Local listings in search results remain an extremely important part of your overall online marketing strategy. With the continuous algorithm ranking changes and updates from Google, not only how well your website is optimized affects your local listing rankings; but the opposite is true as well. How well your local listings rank now also can positively or negatively affect the ranking of your website. Simply put, your local listings just became even more important than ever.
First and foremost, if you haven’t claimed your Google My Business listing, start here. You will want to claim your listing and build your profile as completely as possible. If you need help – check out @googlemybiz – Google My Business’s own Twitter account. Tweet if you need some help!