Approximately 80 million Google Place pages worldwide were automatically converted into 80 million Google+ Local pages on May 30. It’s a big change in an effort to provide relevant and trusted results to searchers by including the social space in search results. The change raises many questions and present opportunities for both users and business owners
CLOSEUP Agency can optimize Local Search to Increase Your Business in Cambridge, Brantford, Guelph, Kitchener, Waterloo, London, Woodstock, Windsor, Hamilton and Niagara areas.
Local Search Optimization is the Next Step in SEO
Google+ Local Pages are now available in search results and will be ranked by Consumer reviews of the business, whether or not the Page is claimed or businesses complete their listings. See screenshot of Waterloo lawyer Google+ Pages on the 1st page of search.Google+ Local search Waterloo Lawyers Closeup Agency
Local Business Listing Optimization Service
CLOSEUP Agency, as a local Digital Marketing Agency offers local Businesses, Internet marketers and brands insights into the latest changes with Google Plus Local through its Local Business Listing Optimization (LBLO) Service. This service will provide insight into the latest change in Google’s business listing directory, formerly known as Google Places. CLOSEUP Agency will offer insight into how businesses can optimize their listing placement and integrate social successfully.
By Google's actions LBLO and Social Marketing are necessarily converging, similar to but much more impactful when Bing/Yahoo and Facebook integrated social preferences within the search engine results page. A lot of businesses are now playing catch up. Our LBLO program will help businesses learn how to achieve page one placement for their business listing in this new environment and maintain it. said AJ Marek, Partner of CLOSEUP Agency.
Included in CLOSEUP Agency's LBLO services are essential actions of -Claiming all Google+ assets
- Customizing the Business Pages
- Addition of image & video assets
- Search Keyword optimization of content
- Listing of Websites & Links to Relevant Profiles & Sites
- Additional Local Optimization Techniques
CLOSEUP Agency optimizes local business Google+ Pages with NEW ranking opportunities that didn’t exist before and that could completely be missed unless this big change in the local search result ranking algorithm is understood and taken advantage of.