Your Business - Local Power Listings
The “Great 8” Most Powerful Search Directories
We have identified the most important connections that your company must connect to, stay current with and be active in. Google, Facebook, Bing, YouTube and 4 others make up the “Great 8” . Don’t spend your time and or money until you have these “Great 8” correctly engaged and linked. We have a rather unique interest in these 8 listing for the benefit of our customers. Our two biggest reasons are SEO so that search engines find your brand and fresh content, and socialize to build TRUST and a POSITIVE REPUTATION.
Note - Our team calls this group "Great 8" , internally we all know what this means. We actually have added more to the list such as Angie's List. As the companies like Angie's List start providing free services to businesses and fee based services and listings, we take a strong look at this especially within the Local Listing focus.
Local Listings and Local SEO
Google+ is tied to everything Google. The most powerful of the “Great 8” is Google+. Local listings are important and the business data must be up to date and accurate. With the right data your customers will find your business everywhere. We provide immediate direct access to your “Great 8” accounts.
Monitor Reputation and Customer Reviews
Customers thrive on telling their social circles about a good or bad experience with a local business, its just part of our culture. With powerful smart phone apps its becoming easier to stay logged on – sharing local opinions. We link you directly to the reviews within your dashboard, so you can view your status 24/7. Google+, Yelp, Linked In all provide a platform for customer reviews. The larger pool of reviews the more credibility you have. Each of these platforms has an ever-changing algorithm that scores the real vs. fake reviews. Bad reviews can be managed and the algorithms look for real people who have actively provided authentic reviews. It helps to have reviewers who are active in multiple focuses of businesses such as restaurants, home services, professional services and others. Its hard to know where your reviews are coming from and or when. But you should monitor your online reputation and fix any issues that come up. This take time and a real interest in your customers and those who are not your customers ( YET!)