Category - Local Directories


Google+ Local – An Absolute Must for Any Local Business

Google+ is Google’s social network, similar to Facebook. Though it is not as big or popular as Facebook is – it is far more important if you are running a local business. Google+ Local allows business owners to add their business to Google Maps, making it easier for potential customers to find your business when …


What is Online Reputation Management?

Online reputation management, in business terms, is the understanding or influencing of a business’s reputation.  Essentially, if I don’t know anything about your business and I was to look you up online – what would I find?  What are other people saying about you and your business?  Will the reviews I find want me to …


Traditional (TV, radio, newspaper, Yellow Pages) Advertising vs Advertising on Google for small business

Time’s are a changin’ – is your business keeping up with the changes? A revolutionary way to advertise more efficiently and for less cost for local small businesses. Something that never seizes to amaze me is the number of small business owner’s I come across that “can’t afford a website right now.” Yet so many …


How People Use Google Local to Find Your Business

Lets take a look at how a typical consumer would use Google to find a product or service. As an example, we will try to find an electrician in Ottawa. This is what Google displays when I type “Electrician Ottawa” into Google. On the left-center you can see a list of the top 7 most …