The local maps of Google, Yahoo and Bing are the fist the pop up when visitors are searching for certain local businesses. Lately, they take a great percentage of the online research and it is crucial for improving the local presence. The listings of the local businesses usually include location, contact information, driving direction, customer reviews and hours of operation.
To rank your web site at the TOP of the Google / Yahoo / Bing Maps, Cardinal X
- Fills out ALL fields within the maps questionnaire for each respective search engine
- Provides your real business name WITHOUT USING KEYWORDS
- Provides your real business phone number
- Provides your address where you can receive mail, NOT A P.O. BOX
- Provides clear directions to your address
- Uploads images/logos of your business
- Provides REAL office hours
- Uses landmarks that are CLOSE to your office in proximity
- Builds links from other websites and point them to your MAPS page (you need back-links). Link to it from YOUR website as well.
- Have your customers write REAL reviews on your maps page to make it more relevant