Today we have a special guest Tony Leary our local Google expert who knows about Google local and why for contractors it’s so important for it to be correct.
So in Tony’s research he found out that in order to rank in Google local and on the google local listing s you need a website.
In order for your business to have a pin marker on Google maps all your information needs to be organized. Google is the searcher and pulls all the information about your business out of all the different directories so if it's not consistently the same then I could actually hurt your rankings.
A new word for me this week was citations. I heard about citations has the information that has been collected about your business and then Google searches for those in the different directories.
We talked about the pros and cons of a professional service like yest and others that makes you fill out a massive profile and stuff like that and they're good if you haven't done it but if you have done it or had someo