Local SEO Tip #1


Why should I post photos to my Google My Business Page?
Posting photos to your Google My Business page will help you get more business. According to Google, businesses with photos see 35% more clicks to their website and 42% higher requests for driving directions in Google Maps.

A BrightLocal study showed that businesses with more than 100 photos get 520% more calls, 2,717% more direction requests, and 1,065% more website clicks than the average business.
A 2011 BrightLocal study revealed that 60% of consumers said local search results with good images captured their attention and pushed them towards a decision.

What size should my photo be?
Photos should be at least 720 pixels wide by 720 pixels, jpg or png.

How do I post a picture?

After you log in to your Google My Business account,

Click on Photos      \"gmb

Next Click on the + in the right hand corner\"gmb

Drag or select your photo  \"gmb

What type of photos should I post?

Some examples of types of pictures to post are pictures of:

  • Team members working on a project
  • Project stages that you are working on
  • Exterior, such as the building and parking lot
  • Interior office, work station, equipment, etc.
  • For bars or restaurants, pictures of food or drinks
  • For others showcasing your products
    for more detail visit Google

How often should I post photos?
Post photos at least 3 times a week or more.

Finally and most important
Don\’t use stock photos and name your photos prior to uploading them to Google My Business using your product or service name for SEO purposes.

In conclusion
Because the majority of people use Google to search for a product or service, photos on your Google My Business page help showcase your business and build trust with you potential customer or client and most importantly they tell Google you are relevant and up to date. Best of all it is the best way to advertise your business for FREE.

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