Here are the "Top 10 Facts You Never Knew about Local Directories"
Page 1 SEO Services in Dayton Ohio understands the power of local online directories and how they can help grow your business, for free.
Every business should be taking advantage of local online directories.
Todays savvy consumers are relying more & more on online reviews before they make their final purchases or before choosing a specific business who they feel they can trust, simply by what others have said online about that business.
The simple truth is, if your business has no reviews and your competition does, it's very likely that they will choose your competitors business over yours.
If your business is not taking advantage of this new way that consumers are now using the Internet to base their buying decisions on, then you could be losing thousands of dollars per year.
Without even knowing it!
# 2 YouTube is the second-largest social networking site in the world. While it’s still behind Facebook – the largest networking site with 1.2 billion active users – YouTube surpassed Twitter in 2014. (businessinsider.com)
# 3 At the end of 2014, Google+ Business had 540 million users. 240 million of those were active in any given month. (nydailynews.com)
# 4 90 per cent of users on Yelp say that if a business has a positive review, they are more likely to buy from them. (mashable.com)
# 5 79 per cent of users say that they treat positive reviews just as they would getting a personal recommendation from a friend or family member. (localvox.com)
# 6 Yelp currently has over 47 million local reviews. (localvox.com)
# 7 Despite that, there are still 87 per cent of small businesses that don’t use review sites such as Google+ Business or Yelp. (mashable.com)
# 8 When online consumers shop online, 73 per cent of the time they were also searching for a store location. (online-behavior.com)
# 9 Half of the users looking for an online purchase do not start their search with a search engine, but rather through a local directory. (AT&T Small Business Technology Poll 2013 – yola.com)
#10 90 per cent of customers who look for a local business through their smartphone call or visit that business within 24 hours. (online-behavior.com)