By Dan Baldwin
The whole point of having a Southern California business phone number and a published listing is so people can call you and do business with you.
But until customers and prospects commit your phone number to memory or your multi-location business phone numbers earns a spot on their speed dial list, how do you suppose they're going to find your number?
Pull out the latest 10-pound printed phone book from their desk drawer - no.
They'll Google it, if course.
But does your business phone number, your address and a little map pop up as the top listing when your business name is Googled by customers and prospects?
If not, you need to fix that. It doesn't cost anything and it's pretty simple to do
Google Business Listings 101
To see an example of what a semi-proper Google listing should look like, Google search "ATEL Communications".
Below is an example of what this search delivered the day I wrote this blog post. Click on the image to see it bigger.