According to research from Verisign, 91 percent of consumers use the Internet to look for local goods and services. If your local business is not online, you may be missing out on a significant number of potential customers.
Getting online and establishing a presence for your business doesn’t need to take much time or money.
Here are three ways to get started today:
1. Add your business to online directories.
If you are still relying on that thick, dusty yellow book to find new customers, you may be missing a lot of opportunities.
Today, many consumers turn to online directories first to find information about local businesses, and your business needs to show up in those searches. Here are a few types of directories to consider:
Search engine directories: List basic information about your business, like phone number, address and business hours, on places like Google My Business, Bing Places…
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