Google Local Business Listings And Local Directories
It is all very well and good having a website, but you need for your Customers and prospective Customers to find you.
Local Listings, and Google local in particular, are the new Yellow Pages.
Most people use the Google search engine to find Service Providers or Products that they are interested in purchasing and use the internet to review and learn about their chosen subjects.
People use kewords or keyword phrases to search – As an example, look at the image for a search for [thai balmain] :
The results of the search are the the listings that drive customers to small, local businesses. These listing appear on various user searches and, depending upon your business type, in many cases, your business may be the only one listed.