Maximize Google Places. There are 50,000,000 listings created by Google. Only 2% of these have been claimed and optimized by the business owners. This makes the difference between showing up on Google Places, formerly known as Google Maps, and your ranking. Claiming and optimizing now will secure a top ranking and that is money in the bank.

How to maximize Google Places:

—Up to Five Categories are available.  Pick as many as you can.

—Locations page – list the areas you serve.

—List your hours

—Up to 10 photos and graphics.

—Video – list up to 5