WHAT A DIFFERENCE a WRONGLY-PLACED comma makes in your Fire & Security company’s Google My Business map listing…. 1.8 miles to be precise!
When I created the Google My Business page for Fenix Monitoring I put in the correct site address – Unipart Business Centre, Bay 27, Garsington Road, Cowley, Oxfordshire, OX4 2PG. I could see it quite clearly on the Fenix GMB dashboard. Continue reading “What A Difference A Comma Makes For Fire & Security GMB Listing”
The stats say that Fire & Security Reviews play a huge role in getting new business.
- 86% of consumers read reviews for local businesses.
- 84% of people trust online reviews as much as a personal recommendation.
- Consumers read an average of 10 online reviews before feeling able to trust a local business.
- 57% of consumers will only use a business if it has 4 or more stars.
- 89% of consumers read businesses’ responses to reviews. Continue reading “Fire & Security Reviews On Google Maps: Everything You Need To Know”
The Fire and Security company owner was almost in tears during our phone call.
We have always been at #1 on Google maps but my listing has just disappeared! We have been replaced by a competitor that moved in down the road. They’re not as good as us! They only have one review and it gives them just one star!
This was one of the big problems of 2017… but it’s not gone away! Continue reading “Google Map Listing Not Showing Up? Security Companies Hit By Hawk”
It always brings a thrill when a Fire or Security customer leaves a glowing testimonial on your Google My Business Maplisting.
But these can be few and far between – no matter how fabulous your service. Sadly, it’s human nature but unhappy customers are much more keen to vent when they have had a bad experience.
And there is a growing trend for problem reviews. Not happy customers singing your praises and not customers who feel your service has not been your best. But something else entirely.
Continue reading “Fake Google Reviews… And What Fire & Security Companies Can Do About Them”
Your Google My Business Map Listing is one of the most important pieces of Fire and Security advertising real estate that you can have. And it’s FREE!
But so many Fire and Security marketers are not taking full advantage of this valuable resource
Continue reading “Publish Posts on Your Fire and Security Google My Business Map Listing”
A few years ago I was working with a Fire and Security entrepreneur who grows his customer base by acquiring other Fire and Security businesses.
But if that’s your strategy for acquiring new customers, you also need to have a strategy for your website and local SEO.
Growing Your Fire and Security Business By Acquisition – An Example
Continue reading “What Fire and Security Entrepreneurs Need To Know About Google Maps & Acquisitions”