This month, we’re partnering with StarterSuccess to offer you a FREE Google Places listing! What is Google Places and what can it mean for you when it comes to driving traffic to your business? We let them take over our blog for the day to fill us in with the details on how this is a huge benefit for both new and existing small businesses.

For a small business or company just getting started, a Google Places listing makes it easier for new and existing customers to find you. At StarterSuccess, we specialize in claiming and optimizing Google Places directory listings. This month, we’re providing a series of informational blog posts to help you make the most of your Google Places listing and we’re also teaming with our partner, MyCorporation, on a special promotion that will help you claim you Google Places listing for free. You can click here to find out more about how we can help you.

What is Google Places?

Google Places helps your business get found on Google for FREE.
Millions of businesses like yours are already using Google Places to promote and sell their services. Are you?

The Google Places Business Listing can appear in search results, like Google and Google Maps and most recently, in search results. This business listing can include the following:

1) Your company’s basic information such as address, website, and phone number
2) Photos of your business
3) Videos or advertisements of your products or services
4) Customer comments and reviews

How Does Google Places Help My Business?
1. According to Google, 97% of consumers search for local businesses online. A listing on Google Places is like having a FREE ad on Google.
2. Makes your business easy to find on mobile devices like smartphones with Google Places.
3. A Google Places Listing will appear above the organic (non-sponsored) search results, giving you great page placement. The average computer user will only see the top 5-7 listings.

Think of Google Places as just another way for people to find you- anytime and anywhere! Go and claim your Google Places Business listing for FREE here.

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