Google Places for Business is the search giant’s local directory listing service which makes it easier for consumers to find nearby businesses  – the company claims that the vast online casino online majority of search activity comes from people looking for local content. This infographic from Yell Marketing explains why it’s so important to get your business on Google Places. Related Posts:SEO tips for small business [INFOGRAPHIC]Why UK businesses should export [Infographic]Almost 70 percent of UK business plan to hire social media managers this yearGoogle offers free mobile-commerce tool

Google today launched a new tool to help businesses easily create mobile web-sites to reach the increasing volume of consumers who now use smartphones rather than PCs to browse the web. Google Sites for Mobile enables non-technical users to quickly build a free mobile-optimised website and can be integrated with Checkout, Google’s online payment processing service, so that businesses can start selling through the new mobile site within minutes. Related Posts:Mobile web experience not good enough say UK consumersFive business tech trends for 201337 percent of UK workers reply to business emails in bedWhy UK businesses need a Google Places listing [INFOGRAPHIC]New Version of 1st Touch Mobile Innovates Across Multiple Platforms and Devices