Google My Business formerly known as Google Places/Google Local is the revamped service offering from Google that aims to cater for local businesses that have a physical business address location.
Once your business is verified it can appear in Google Maps which helps customers find directions to your business. They can also find contact info as well as ratings and reviews of your business. .
The Google My Business listings are an important ingredient in your local search engine optimisation efforts as particular queries on Google will show a businesses Google Maps/Google Places listing, instead of their organic results.
What Google has done is merge a lot of Google My Business data into the way they display websites in the search engine result pages. For certain local queries a Google My Business listing is a MUST as they are shown at the very top of the page when a user conducts a query.
OdySAF can get your business setup with Google My Business and perform optimisation techniques to help your Google My Business Listing direct quality traffic and referrals your way.
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