This topic dates back to 2010, with the previous post in March 2013
. It's now 4 May 2015
and things have changed. A lot.
Since 2013 we've had several major updates to Google's search algorithm, and Google Places
and Google+ Local
have both come — and gone!
The latest offering from Google is its Google My Business
platform, launched in the second half of 2014.
This is definitely worth checking out and registering an account. It's free, it works and it integrates ALL of Google's services, especially for local businesses
This FREE Fast Start Guide
to Google My Business
is available for download from the link below. (No sign-up required.)
Notes: The report is intended for Australian businesses, but it applies to local businesses everywhere. It will open in a new browser window: you can download and save it to your hard drive from the control panel that appears at the foot of the page.
Download your copy now