11/30/2011 11:15:00 AM EST
Why Google Places is important for a Law Firm
When you last performed a search on
Google did you notice that several of the results were displayed on a
corresponding map? If you simply attributed this to the genius of Google then
you've ignored a powerful tool that can help gain your firm greater
Becoming registered in Google places
can be a great proactive way of reaching millions of users quickly and for
free. Searching for businesses online is now more common than any other method.
This makes it ever more important for your firm to be found easily online. With
Google places you can create a listing for your firm in just a few minutes with
added extras such as photos, descriptions, videos, coupon offerings, and other
details that will encourage potential clients to contact you. You can gain all
of this exposure even if you don't have a website and best of all its free. If
you do have a website, Google places can help promote better organic ranking by
adding Search Engine Optimization value.
Your firms listing is easy to edit
and manage so you can make sure its details are current and correct. Through a
simple verification process your firm can have its Google places listing up and
running in just minutes.
Nelson is the Director of Operations for Legal Web Experts and maintains
the Legal Web Experts blog as well as their affiliate blog Modern Legal
Marketing, which offers internet marketing and technology tips for law firms
and solo attorneys.
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