New report explains how business can earn more with Google Places

Added by on November 7, 2011

Google Maps is one of the ways to make money for your business, according to a new report released by The free report, available on the company’s web site, explains how businesses can take advantage of local business listings on Google Maps – Google calls the service Google Places.

The report explains that a large percentage of today’s internet users search for local business or services and complete over 1 billion searches for local businesses each month. Of people searching for local businesses, 82% of them follow-up with a phone call or visit and 43% of those people visit the business with the intent of buying at the location they call or visit.

The free report, released earlier this week by, provides readers with a basic understanding about Google Places, in terms of its popularity, how people use it, and the way Google Places works. The report teaches readers how to find out whether their business is listed on Google Places, explains ways to make money using Google Places, and describes how a business can get listed on Google Places. and the report are both free. Find out more and review the free report at