How to get FREE Local Business Leads with Google Places

Almost every business owner has realized that traditional advertising mediums are losing their effectiveness. Yellowpages and phonebooks has been taken over by internet searches, direct mail and print ads are very costly and only have a 1-2% yield. Newspaper ads’ effectiveness is declining rapidly and has been replaced by online blog and news sites. There is however, a new solution to these problems. It’s called Google Places, and in this report I reveal how to setup your Google Places Page to create a new source of leads TODAY!

What is Google Places?

Google places is king of local, which currently has over 50 million place pages. These cover all types of pages, ranging from businesses like tailors, restaurants, and chiropractors to locations such as dog parks, transit stations, and baseball fields.

Why should I use Google Places?

The biggest reason why you need to setup your Google Places account is 70% of U.S. households use the internet when shopping locally for products and services. The ability to search in Google Places/maps for local businesses online has taken over Google, Yahoo, and Bing. With only 44% of small businesses having any online presence, this creates an opportunity for you to increase your market share dramatically. All you really have to do is show up. Secondly, it is free and only takes anywhere from 7 to 12 minutes max to get started.

Still confused about Google Places?

This video wraps up Google places in 1:42!

How to add your business to Google Places

In my next article, I will cover how to get your Google Places Page ranked above your competition when a search is made. Feel free to leave any comments and questions below.


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