Local SEO - Would You Like a Red Balloon?


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Do you want a red balloon for your website listing on Google? If you’re a local business, you should want one.

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Local SEO - Would You Like a Red Balloon?

  1. 1. Local SEO - Would You Like A Red Balloon? ©2011, Oracle Digital
  2. 2. Do you want a red balloon for your website listing on Google? If you’re a local business,you should want one. A red balloon on Google Places Australia directs traffic your way as a pindrop on a map as well as in list format. People will have a good chance of seeing your site first(or nearly first) when you’ve got an optimised place listing and they look for a search term thatclosely relates to your business and this can happen whether they are on their laptop, desktop,or even on their mobile phone. When it comes to local SEO and mobile SEO, that red balloonis a lot like a beacon that beckons people to come to your store or choose your service.Here are some things that can help you get that coveted red balloon on Google places andincrease your chances of getting the right traffic with it. You can increase your chances ofgetting increased foot traffic or phone queries by the elusive customer who wants to buysomething or order something NOW. Claim your page on Google. Make sure that full and complete information is present so that people can contact you or find your street location. Make sure your business is correctly categorized and don’t forget to list your business operation hours so that if you’ve got a store or restaurant, people will know if you’re open late or are available 24 hours a day, etc. Add photos, additional information, videos, and other relevant information. Be sure to fill out all the fields to take full advantage. Ask for reviews. Send out an email blast to your subscriber list, tweet on your Twitter page, and ask for reviews on your Facebook page. (If you’re not optimized with social media sites, contact us and we can help.) These reviews can help you draw attention to yourself and can increase the chances of success with prospects. Today, more than ever, people look to product reviews to help them make buying decisions.©2011, Oracle Digital Page | 1
  3. 3. Need help getting your red balloon? Oracle Digital is a Perth SEO company that can help youincrease your chances of attracting new customers online. Oracle offers local SEO, web design,internet marketing, and more. Contact us for a free consultation today.©2011, Oracle Digital Page | 2
  4. 4. ©2011, Oracle Digital Page | 3