Adding your business to Google Maps is a great idea and it’s FREE so why not take 20 minutes and get your business listed today.
Google indicates that 97% of consumers search for local businesses online. By listing your business in Google Maps you are telling Google to display your business for searches relating to specific keywords in particular categories. When creating your listing be as specific as possible for the category/categories that relate to your business.
In order to list your business in Google Maps you must have a mailng address. PO boxes will not work. It is also important for you to create the listing on your own so that you can access the information and make changes as required when required.
When creating your listing on Google Maps make sure your listing exactly represents your business.
In order to establish a Google Map listing you will need to establish a google account. This is important for Webmaster Tools, Analytics, AdSense and AdWords anyway so if you haven’t already, take a moment to establish an account.
To create your business listing go here: www.google.com/local/add/