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Episode 3 – Google Maps

This is Episode 3 of the Business Marketing Show with Ed Keay-Smith from Online Impact and Brendan Tully from The Search Engine Shop On the Business Marketing Show we talk all things online business marketing and building robust reliable all terrain businesses by properly leveraging the internet. This week Ed and Brendan talk about Google Maps…aka Google Places, Google Local, Google Plus Local or whatever Google is calling it this week! If you’re a business with retail presence or an office or location that people visit, its critical your business has a well managed Google Maps listing, as at the time of recording, a Google Plus Local page.

Listen to this week’s show and learn:

  • the steps to getting your business listed on Google Maps
  • whats new with Google Maps and Google Plus and what you need to know

In this episode:

  • Ed’s business – OnlineImpact.com.au
  • Brendan’s business – TheSearchEngineShop.com
  • Maps.google.com – Google Maps
  • With 5 or more reviews on your listing you get a ranking advantage
  • Getting more Google Places/Maps reviews
  • Steps to getting listed on Google Maps
    1. Check to see if you’re already listed, search business name, address and phone

    2. Goto http://google.com/local/add

    3. Fill out all the fields

    4. Verifying the listing

    5. Make sure your Contact Us page mirrors the information on your Maps listing, embed the map on your Contact Us page

    6. Remove duplicate listings

Listening options:

Click here to listen on iTunes or click the Play button below to play from your web browser.