Google is the New Phone Book

online business listingWhen was the last time you used a phone book for something other than a door stop, table leveler, or napkin weight? Last year? The 2000’s? If you’re a millennial… EVER?

As a business owner you simply have to accept that a majority of potential clients are using the internet to find places, hopefully YOURS, in which to spend their money. The days of customers paging through a large book that sat on top of their refrigerator has been replaced by a powerful computer constantly connected to the internet and sitting in our pockets, purses and desks at all times. Having a local business listing that is consistent and accurate has become more important that a large ad in the phone book.

Here are some stats:

  • 4 in 5 consumers search for local businesses online
  • When customers find incorrect information about a business online, 73% lose trust in that business
  • Up to 40% of location information online is incorrect!
  • Incorrect or incomplete information causes small businesses to lose potential customers at a cost of $10 Billion per year

Local Business Listings

Because of all the potential origins and changes in online business listings there is a huge chance your business is affected in some way. Incomplete or incorrect information can be caused by several things, including :

How Can I Update My Business Listing?

There are several inexpensive, inefficient solutions to correcting local listings. Many of these can take several hours to update, only communicate with six or seven online directories and can take several days, even weeks to update.

But what if I told you there was a way to update your local online listings to over 50 sites in just a few days? What if there was a way to issue consistent information like your address, phone number, website, images, logo, and even a clickable featured message for special offers to all of these sites?

BeBizzy Consulting has access to this tool! We have partnered with a company that has direct API programming into over 50 listing websites to ensure your information is consistent across the network, including these sites:

  • Google
  • Bing
  • Yahoo!
  • Facebook
  • SuperPages
  • Yelp
  • Foursquare
  • Here
  • And more!

Contact BeBizzy Consulting to update your local online business listing today and in short time you will lock your listings on over 50 sites and apps, create listings on some sites/apps where you currently don’t have a listing, make your map markers accurate, suppress duplicate and incorrect listings across the network, link a featured message to a Schedule An Appointment, Contact Us, or even a custom landing page within your website, and get reports on how often your are viewing your site.

We’ll gather a few pieces of information from you, and then you can leave the technical stuff to us!