Ever used Google to search for a business or service? If you have I am sure that you have seen an image similar to the one shown. This is called Google Plus Local (formerly Google Places). This is a free local directory where you can and MUST list your Local Business. Google Plus/Places results are what are seen FIRST in the Search Engine results when on Google. You’re shooting yourself in your foot if you do not create a well thought out and optimised Google Plus listing.
All of your activity online (including Social Media accounts) listed in your Business’s name will also impact your Google Plus listing. So getting them all set up correctly, and linked are imperative.
You should also list your business in free online Directories (think Start Local, Think Local) and consider which paid ones may be right for your business. Directory listing should be a part of your SEO strategy and we can set this up for you.