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How do people find local business listings elapages com

How Do People Find Local Business

Listings? Elapages.com

When you need something nowadays how do you look for it? Let’s say your washing

machine breaks and you don’t have a regular repairman. Do you grab the Yellow pages

off the shelf and starting looking? (If you even have a phonebook anymore?) In today’s

technology based world the more common solution is to just ‘Google it’. Just about

everyone has some sort of computer, iPad, or smart phone that they use to search local

business listings instead of using a phonebook or calling information.

So how does that impact you and what you do for local advertising? As important as it is

to be included in local business listings like a phonebook, you also need to get your

business on Google and other internet portals. You need to rethink your marketing

strategy in this digital age and consider about how your customers will find you when

using the now common search methods.

The Players

Information Search –First off you need to get your business on Google. They have

Google Places as a basic starting point. Of course having a website is paramount. After

you get your business on Google then you will be included on Google Map searches,

which is a common application used by cell phones to search for locations. Then you

need to be included in local business listings as well as general online yellow pages such

as Yellowpages, Yellowbook, and Superpages. There are wide ranges of local and niche

directories businesses should consider as well. For those with GPS systems, you want to

obtain a D-U-N-S number for your business (www.dnb.com). Then, you will need to get

your business listed in the main GPS directories and mobile 411 sources.

Review Sites –Local advertising is hardly comparable these days to the feedback

provided from review sites such as Yelp or Angie’s List. Customers want the raw

feedback from other people, not paid ads. But as a local business owner you can use

these sites as well. First you want to make sure you are on the site with accurate

information. Some business owners also review feedback and contact costumers to

thank them for business or follow up on a bad review to see how to improve. This level


How do people find local business listings elapages com

of customer interaction you just can’t get from a billboard or other common local

advertising methods.

Social Networks –While Yelp is a review site, it is also a social network. Other

common networks are sites like Facebook or LinkedIn. But much like there are local

business listings compared to national, you can also find smaller social networks.

Listings Offer High ROI Potential

All of these digital methods have a much great reach than traditional local advertising.

For example, some people who use the Patch sites check other Patch locations when

traveling to find important information. If you are included on the local business listings

then you open yourself up to that prospect as well. For many of these resources the

investment is time spent to update profiles with little out of pocket cost. But the return

on investment you can receive is tremendous. With the constant growth of digital

communication these methods will continue to develop in popularity. So get your

business on Google, get involved in the various places your customers look for you, and

embrace the online age of advertising.

Elapages.com is a business listing, providing the powerful scope for your business to

push up by making your websites visible in the eyes of search engine and for fast

ranking.

Try Elapages.com and claim your business today


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