More than 80% of small to medium sized business in the United States are service or retail oriented. This massive number of businesses from Plumber to Attorney or Boutique to Dollar Store, all of these companies attract the majority of their business and clients from a 20-mile radius from their physical location. Often a service oriented business will have a larger service area, but for the most part main street business brings their customers in from surrounding neighborhoods and communities.
Utah Website Design provides hundreds of these small businesses with the Utah Local SEO tools to get found. The top search engine on the planet is Google, to enhance the user search experience and to deliver only relevant results from neighborhood merchants. Google has placed great emphasis on the local brands and service providers. Notice on the screenshot below that Google features these local merchants ahead of all organic listings and just below their paid sponsor listings. Any small business serving a specific geographic area needs to be found here, or their competitors will start taking market share from you. Note however that as Google continues to change so does this marketing channel. There used to be 7 businesses featured on the Google local map, that number has now been reduced to 3! Any business that enjoyed traffic from this channel is now scratching their head wondering what happened. If this is describes your business it may be worthwhile to call us to get you found again!
With the explosion of GPS tools and the popularity of many apps that know right where you at any point in time, they are able to deliver exactly what anyone needs either within walking distance or with only a short drive to their service provider of choice.
To get your business found using Local SEO and be featured on major search engines local maps, including Google Maps, Yahoo Maps and Bing Maps. Contact us today to get started. The faster you start this process the faster you can get found and open up the business and client opportunities you are now missing. Our Utah Local SEO and Utah Web Design experts can optimize your website to make it more compatible with mobile devices as well as make it more mobile search engine friendly to be included in these most important local listings.