Why Your Company Should be on Google Places for Business

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When a new business owner asks us about steps they should take online, our first recommendation is listing their business with Google Places for Business.

Along with a website, a Google Places listing provides great visibility within local and regular search results (not to mention it’s free).

For instance, if you search “Graticle Design” on Google, the majority of real estate on the page will be dedicated to our Google Place listing. You’ll notice our logo, a map of our location, contact information, and even our hours of operation.

Graticle Design on Google Search Results

This is the next best thing to having a website.

Here are a few of the abilities and benefits that come with a Google Place account:

+ Adding a description of your business
+ Adding photos of your business, products, or services
+ Allowing customers to easily get directions to your business
+ Listing your contact information and hours of operation
+ Ability for customers to review your business
+ Statistics on how many people have viewed your Google Place listing

If you’d like us to setup your Google Places account give us a call at (360) 450-3711. Otherwise, you can get started here: www.google.com/local/add/businessCenter

Last updated on August 31, 2016. Shawn is the President of Graticle, Inc. You can follow him at Google+

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I’m not sure what I would do without Graticle! This is my 2nd time working with Shawn and this time around he helped us create a new more efficient and visually pleasing website. Our website was part of his new Pre-Built Package, which I recommend for any small business, with a small budget but still in need of a professional looking website. We absolutely loved how our website turned out: the design, color, images, details, everything! Shawn made the whole design process very easy with his video explanations, and his design suggestions for our website have made all the difference. Best part was Shawn added a “Contact Us” feature on every page which we have already seen great results with, and we’ve only been live for a week or so. In the midst, of designing our website I also had Shawn create e-mail signatures for our team and as well as fix up our Facebook Cover/Profile Images, all this has helped us create a more professional and streamlined image across the web. Thanks again, Shawn!

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It has been a real pleasure working with Shawn at Graticle Design. He has a real talent for helping clients develop a website that reflects their product, as well as their own personal vision. Throughout the process he uses videos to help his clients understand how their website will work. And most important, he is always open to ideas and suggestions to ensure that their individual needs are met. Without reservation, I would recommend Graticle to friends and colleagues who are seeking a website designer.

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