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Braindrop: Local Listings Cleanup

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    Does your business have multiple locations? Learn how cleaning up your local listings can benefit your business.

    When potential customers search for your business on Google, does it show up?

    Google uses multiple factors to determine what local businesses appear in the "Map Pack." And that includes your Google My Business listing.

    Wait, what's the map pack? In short, it's the first three locations Google displays based on relevancy to the search query.

    If you want to show up for "Fitness Studio Sioux Falls," but your data is inaccurate, incomplete, or inconsistent, you may be less likely than your competitors to appear in these searches.

    There is power in claiming, correcting, and optimizing your listings.

    So you might be wondering, where do I start? Finding NAP consistency amongst your online entities is essential. NAP stands for name, address, phone number.

    Scan your website, Google My Business listing, and Facebook page to ensure these three components of your online profile match up.

    If there are any inconsistencies, determine a standard and update.

    For example, if your Google My Business listing shows 300 N Phillips Ave. Suite 110, your website and Facebook should match, even if the difference is as subtle as 300 Phillips Avenue Ste 110.

    This will improve the health of your locations on Google and enhance your rankings against competitors.

    Become more credible online and increase your chances at claiming a position in the Map Pack? It's a win-win.

    The team here at Click Rain are experts at analyzing each of your locations and identifying opportunities based on the accuracy and completeness of your Google My Business listings.

    Combining your company's data and our SEO experience, Click Rain can help correct inaccurate information, fill out incomplete information, and remove any duplicate listings.

    Lastly, just like a vehicle, your listing requires maintenance. It's important to monitor and report on your locations to measure success and maintain the health of your listings.

    If you're looking to take your business's search presence to the next level, Click Rain has the answers.