Google Places has become the new Yellow Pages (sorry YellowPages.com!). Google Places is quite simply the most important online directory listing for any local business.

Now that Google Places and your website are combined the local search listings, it’s more important than ever to OPTIMIZE your Google Places listing so you can rank for your top keywords. A well optimized Google Places listing can drive customers to your business like nothing else, but it has to be done right.

While Google Places is the key listing you need to worry about – it is the tip of the iceberg. There are literally thousands of online business listing directories, like Yahoo! Local, Bing Local, and countless others. By claiming these citations (instances of your business listing info online) we give our clients a major SEO boost over the competition.

So why is it important to Optimize your Google Places listing, as well as claim and optimize as many citations as possible?

1. Drive more customers directly from popular local listing sites
2. Combine your Google Places listing with your website for top keyword searches
3. Dramatically improve your natural SEO profile

Google Places Optimization: $500 (one-time fee)*

  • We optimize your Google Places listing for your top keywords
  • Image and video meta optimization
  • KML File and location.xml file uploaded to webmaster tools

Google Places Optimization + Citations: $500 (one-time fee) + $250/year*

  • We optimize your Google Places listing for your top keywords
  • Image and video meta optimization
  • KML File and location.xml file uploaded to webmaster tools
  • We optimize Yahoo! Local and Bing Local for your top keywords
  • Complete hundreds of optimized citations over time
  • Renew your citations each year

*more complicated projects that involve a change of address subject to an additional fee.