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Does your target market know how to find your business?
Not sure? Then you may need to get listed in Google Places. As Google puts it, “Millions of people search Google Maps every day. A free listing on Google Maps makes it easy for them to find you.”
Not familiar? Well, Google Places is a widely used local directory that was developed specifically for businesses, and works like the Yellow Pages—except that it’s online. Once your business is registered, it will provide you with a landing page where you can place your complete contact information, highlight your products/services, describe what you offer and allow customers to give reviews.
Some of the benefits you can get from getting listed in Google Places include:
Looking into the above benefits, you can see how rewarding Google Places can be. If you have not signed up yet, then contact Oceania Internet today. Oceania Internet allows you to get listed in Google Places as part of our services, with no extra charge!
Once we have added your business listing to Google Places, you shall receive a postcard similar the one above, containing your unique personal identification number as well as the activation instructions. You will have to follow these instructions to validate your account and activate your listing. This shall prevent unauthorised people from modifying or altering your business listing.
There are several ways you can earn a backlink. You can earn them in forums, web directories, blogs and Web 2.0 sites. The easiest way to earn one, however, is to strive to come up with useful and informative content each and every time. This is what you call “natural linking”. Other methods can be done strategically. For instance, there is a feature in forums
called “signature”. By including your website URL to your signature, you earn a backlink for your website every time you post comments on forum threads.