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Local Online Business Listings Stats

100 block of Atlantic Avenue (north side), Brooklyn Heights, New  YorkI was just checking out the Local Business Listings online, and I ran across these statistics.

85 % of the population has Internet access

50 % of the population uses the Internet when searching for local businesses

55 % of people who find a local business online end up recommending it to others

2 million users visit weblocal.ca every month

Close to two Canadians out of three wish to consult online reviews of past experiences with merchants left by other consumers

So what does this mean for business?

Online business listings are incredibly powerful, especially if you are a local business working with local shoppers/patrons.

Contact me for more information about the many local listings sites and ways you can utilize them to get found in your local area.