Have you set up a Google My Business page for your business?
You don’t know what I’m talking about?
Grab your phone and Google the words “Roofers near me”
Do you see the results under the paid ads?
The 3 listings under Roofing Contractors set next to the map?
Those are Google My Business results.
Google My Business is an important tool in your online strategy.
It’s important because it’s often the first thing your customers notice when they search a business in your industry.
Google My Business includes reviews and maps to businesses
92% of all searches are made on Google
46% of those searches have a local search intent. They are looking for local services.
64% of these searchers use GMB to find contact details for a local business
90% of people read reviews before purchasing
There was a 61% increase in calls from Google My Business from January 2020 to July 2020
First, you need a Google My Business page set up.
Your potential customers are actively searching for your product/service and they are doing it on Google.
Second, you need to take the steps with your GMB page that help you fight your way into the top results.
This direct local search intent means that whoever is at the top of that search will most likely win that business.
The questions I have for you…do you have a Google My Business page set up?
Have you taken a few extra steps to get your GMB result to the top?
It’s the perfect time for you to contact me by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call me at 828-342-9405.