google places optimization
local searches for local business
If you are a business that provides products or services locally, be that to your city, state or suburb, icu2 will help you achieve fantastic results in Google Places searches (formerly Google Maps). Google provides an amazing system with which businesses can target local customers, so if you are a trady who services a local region, a health care practice who serves a specific region, or a business with city or state wide service, icu2 will help you get awesome results in Google Places.
If you aren't on the front page of Google Places, then you are likely losing hundreds of potential leads in your local area... your most valuable clients. If this is the case, then it's time you give icu2 a call to help you establish a local online presence that will leave your competitors wondering... what happened?
To keep things fair, all clients on a Google Places maintenance plan will receive exclusivity for their industry in their designated area. We are on your side.
Some fast facts about local searches;
97% of consumers use search engines to research products and services in their local region
83% of Australian households now use the Internet as an information source when shopping in their local area
83% of local searchers follow up with a call or visit
90% of searchers won’t look past page one of the results page
When it comes to Google Places, we know what needs to happen in order for your business to achieve fantastic results consistently. Furthermore, we don't use any quick fixes or tricks (also known as grey or black hat techniques) to get you up in the rankings short term, as we follow Googles' Quality Guidelines to the word. Unethical online practices, whilst delivering short term results, can actually have a negative on your rankings, with some listings actually being penalised or banned completely. You can be confident that with an icu2 Google Places maintenance plan, we will get you up in the rankings, and keep you up.
In such a competitive environment, there are no shortcuts to succeeding online, however, you can be confident in our experience to get the best results for your business. With our experience in online marketing we will will help you attract more business via online searches.
Google Places services that we offer;
- Free consultation regarding your geo-targeted marketing
- icu2 Advantage™ geotargeting and Google Places optimisation
- Google Places consulting, if you need to fix a penalised or banned listing
With our breadth of online marketing knowledge in combination with our commitment to your online success, you can be confident that your business will achieve a ROI from your investment in Google Places optimisation with icu2.