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    Is a local listing for your business important?

    How is your business being found? If it is like most people, they are using the internet to find your business. But what if you are not getting the traffic you think you should be getting? Are you sure you are being found online? Here are some stats to look at: Searches within local directories account for a whopping 10 billion of the searches that are made every month. (GetListed.org)
    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)
    88 per cent of customers who look for a local business through their smartphone call or visit that business within 24 hours. (Google Mobile Movement Study – yola.com)
    But here is the kicker and it is frightening if you are a small business owner: Despite the above, there are still 87 per cent of small businesses that don’t use review sites such as Google+ Business or Yelp. (mashable.com)
    What?! That's 87 per cent! How much money is slipping through your fingers everyday? I am supplying an infographic for you to look at.
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