Do you want to know how to get your business to show on the map displayed at the top of Google Search?
When people use Google to search for services in their local area they are presented with a list of local businesses. It’s valuable to have your business here because it’s displayed before the first search result.
Known as the local pack, it shows your business name, reviews, opening times, phone number, website link and directions. As a local business with a shop or office this is a great way to get your business in front of your customers and take your first step on the local SEO ladder.
When small businesses think about getting involved in SEO they often become intimidated by the whole concept. A few minutes Googling will return results from large businesses that have access to large budgets or in-house SEO teams. Even your competition might appear in the results before your website makes its first appearance.
What if I told you that small businesses are in the perfect position for taking on the competition and climbing the ranks?
Small businesses have a lot to gain from SEO and are in a far better position than businesses that don’t invest in SEO.
Here are twelve benefits of SEO for small businesses.