Why Local Search is so Important
80% of your business comes from within a 5 mile radius of your place of business.
71% of American Adults use the internet
91% of all internet users use a search engine to find information
50% of all purchases are preceded by an internet search
30% of all searches include a city, state or zip code
Globally, there are over 2.6 Billion searches a month
In July 2011, searches from mobile devices (smart phones) exceeded searches from home based computers.
However you slice it, local search is where your business needs to be.