What is Google My Business?
Google My Business is Google map listings for businesses. Why is it important? Look at the numbers:
- 86% of people doing local searches, start with Google Maps (Junto)
- 65% of 25-49 years olds speak to their voice-enabled devices at least once a day (PWC)
- 46% of all searches on Google are looking for local information (Google)
- 50% of people doing local searches on smartphones visited stores within 24 hours. (Google)
- 28% of people search for something nearby resulted in a sale (Google)
- Google now places Map listings after the ads and before natural listings.