Local search and its impact on business listings
Whether or not a business is listed consistently on web directories, review sites and social networks will have a major impact on its local search engine rank. With our solution, businesses can enlarge their digital footprint through accurate online listing distribution. Most business owners aren’t aware of how many websites they’re listed on, and it’s common that these directories don’t provide customers with accurate information. Please watch the short video below for more information.
What is Online Marketing Dashboard and how does it help local businesses?
We’re always making sure that customers can find the right information about a business online. Correct and consistent listings across directories, review sites and social networks is crucial.
The more accurate and consistent a business’s listings on sites like Yellowpages.com, Yelp, Dexknows, Judy’s Book and others, the higher on Google your website will place. Fixing these listings is a minor chore with a major impact. The first Google result gets 53% of clicks, while the second receives only 15%.
Monitor 40+ directories and industry review sites
Reputation Monitoring monitors a majority of online directories, review sites and social networks. Sources are specific to the business’s category, so whether your customers are restaurants on UrbanSpoon or car dealerships on DealerRater, they’ll be sure to get the data they’re looking for.
Note: Some of our competitors claim they look at 100+ directory and review sources. A lot of these sites, however, have duplicated information, so businesses end up getting the same listings multiple times. By tracking core review sites and de-duplicating multiple finds, we deliver local businesses key information without the confusion.
With 85% of consumers having searched for a business online at least once in the past year, it’s clear that local businesses need to be listed correctly and consistently online. Online Marketing Dashboard’s Reputation Monitoring solution makes it easy to:
- Check listings across the web and correct for inconsistencies
- Ensure that a business is listed on the places where their customers are looking
- Receive alerts and reminders to deal with missing and incorrect listings
- Climb local search rank with improving the consistency of data