WWWHelper

Small Business Resource Center

Print This Page


Site Menu

FYI...

Step By Step Guide To Designing Web Sites With Dreamweaver
Step by Step Websites in 3-6 Hours for Dreamweaver:
Finally Fast And Simple Dreamweaver Tutorial That Shows You How To Build Your Website, Step by Step From Start To Finish If you want to learn Dreamweaver fast and you want to do it without going to expensive classes then this might be the most important message for you. Now you can learn Drea...

Web Design, The Art of Simple
Save The Pixel an eBook on The Art of Simple Web Design:
Save The Pixel The Art of Simple Web Design Renowned design and usability pro, Ben Hunt, wants to Save the Pixel. Every day literally squillions of pixels are enslaved into creating web pages that confuse, frighten and irritate. Overview By taking us on a tour through over twen...

Create Professionally Looking Joomla Creates Professional Looking Websites
Tutorial For How to Create Professionally Looking Joomla Websites:
Create Professionally Looking Joomla Websites With Ease! Building Websites With Joomla Is Not Easy. This Complete Joomla Tutorial Package will make you an instant Joomla Professional and you will be able to get your very own Joomla Website up and running! This Complete Joomla Packag...

Web Developers To Build Your Website, How To Hire
How To Hire Web Developers To Build Your Website:
Are You Planning To Hire A Web Developer to build a website? Get The Answers To Top 10 Questions That Will Help Your Project Succeed If you would like to hire a web development firm to built your website but you are unsure on where to start and what to expect when working with web develo...

Small Biz Articles Archive Category: SEO
 
Small Biz Articles Archive Menu
 
Articles Home ]   [ Ad Mgmt. ]   [ Affiliate Programs ]   [ Article Biz ]   [ Biz Ops ]   [ Blogging ]   [ eBooks ]   [ Economy ]   [ Home Business ]   [ Marketing ]   [ Newsletters ]   [ Online Business ]   [ Outsourcing ]   [ PLR ]   [ SEO ]   [ Web Consulting ]   [ Web Sites ]   [ Writing ]   [ All In Order ] 
 
Search Articles ]  ]   [ Add to Technorati Favorites ]   [ Subscribe To Raw XML file ] 
 

"How to Get Your Business Listed in Google Maps"


There are no comments shared for this Small Biz Articles Archive.

Click here to be the first to share your comments for this Small Biz Articles Archive.

Friday, September 17, 2010

If you have a local business, one thing you must consider is how to advertise your business or draw the public's attention to your products or services. You may have spent hundreds, or even thousands of dollars to get your business listed in as many directories as you can. Here is one solution that will save you money, time and effort.

Surely you've heard of Google, but it's much more than just a search engine. There is also an application called Google Maps that provides web mapping services. It allows your business to be listed and published so that it will be visible to the local community and even worldwide. Having a free listing makes it easy for people to locate your business using their personal computers or web-enabled mobile phones.

Use Google Places (Google.com/local/add/businessCenter) to create your listing. Before getting started, you have to check your country availability as Google Places is available in certain countries only for businesses. This service is totally free. All you need to have is a mailing address. Make sure that you only have one listing; however, if you offer many services, you can enumerate that in your business description and category. If you do not already have a Google account, you'll need to create one before adding your business to Google Places.

If you want the public to locate you, make sure you enter the correct information such as your business name using standard capitalization and punctuation, address and contact numbers. You can then provide additional information including your business email, website, description of the services you offer, operating hours as well as methods of payment that you accept. After verifying your listing, you can further enhance your page by adding photos, videos, reviews, special offers and latest updates.

Another cool feature of this application is that it allows you to embed your Google Map site into your business website using the Google Maps API. In addition, there is also a Java application called Google Maps for Mobile that enables people to locate your business through their mobile devices.

Google Maps offers a great help for local businesses. With this advanced technology, you will have the opportunity to connect to the people without going through the tiring efforts of traditional advertising. Unlike the Yellow Pages or other directory providers, Google Maps enables you to have a more friendly approach by sharing more than just the basic information. Also, you can edit your listing quickly & easily and the updated listing will appear within Google's search results fairly quickly. What more could you ask for? Google Maps enables you to provide real-time updates to the public, increases your visibility, and is absolutely free!

Provided By: Austin Fenhaus
Pittsburgh SEO Services provides "results-driven" internet marketing for small businesses.
Website Address: mediawhizmarketing.com/free-report/

This Article is a Private Label Rights (PLR) Article and you may freely have a copy on your web site provided you keep the above provided by signature intact (In content advertisement not required).

This Small Biz Articles Archive Entry Viewed 2,688 Times
The PermaLink for this Small Biz Articles Archive is:
How to Get Your Business Listed in Google Maps


 
Small Biz Articles Archive Menu
 
Articles Home ]   [ Ad Mgmt. ]   [ Affiliate Programs ]   [ Article Biz ]   [ Biz Ops ]   [ Blogging ]   [ eBooks ]   [ Economy ]   [ Home Business ]   [ Marketing ]   [ Newsletters ]   [ Online Business ]   [ Outsourcing ]   [ PLR ]   [ SEO ]   [ Web Consulting ]   [ Web Sites ]   [ Writing ]   [ All In Order ] 
 
Search Articles ]  ]   [ Add to Technorati Favorites ]   [ Subscribe To Raw XML file ] 
Go To Top Of Page