Is your local business taking advantage of local search?  If not you should be…

According to Google’s December stats, now one in every 13 searches now shows a map with local search results.

What are local search results?

When Google determine that your search query has local intent, they will display a map with up to the top 7 business listings. This is an enormous opportunity for you to take advantage of and to do that you need to claim your business listing in the Google Local Business Center.

Local Search Results

Local Search Listings

Since Google only displays seven entries on the local map, it is important that you optimize your listing so that it has the potential of showing atop the results. Studies show that the number one position gets 4x as many clicks as the second position. Wired Web Marketing offer Local Search Marketing Services to ensure your local business listing is optimized and published in accordance to Google’s policies.