Competition is an inseparable part of life and innovation is the key to survive in the world of competition. The world of internet is full of people and businesses competing for visitors’ time. Google listings and yahoo local realized this fact and stood out with their innovative methods.

Yahoo Local Listings is also an online advertising system, which provides businesses a large share of money from the local customers. The businesses get an opportunity to provide detailed accurate business information to their potential buyers through Yahoo! Local.

Basic Listings on yahoo are free of charge and facilitate business owners to add their business details as listings on Yahoo! Local. Businesses and individual need to provide important details like

  • Information related to operation. This includes information about hours of operation, payment methods accepted by Yahoo etc.
  • Information about the products manufactured or marketed by a business and services offered to the customers.
  • Link of their web site if any.
  • Google listing is the best tool used for locating any business by the customers. Similarly customers have the advantage of finding the exact place where their requirements can be fulfilled.

Significance of Google listings

  • In the busy life of today where everybody is facing a scarcity of time Google Maps has solved people’s problem of searching for local businesses. These listings also provide you with driving directions, which help you, reach your desired destinations without wasting much time and energy.
  • Google Maps not only help people find businesses capable of fulfilling their needs, but is also extremely beneficial for the businesses. Listing of their business on Google helps they reach their potential customers in little or no time.
  • Also there is no wastage of money on advertising their products and services to people who are not interested in products offered by them.
  • The local customers are greatly benefitted by this service as they do not need to waste their time and money to get the desired products and services from places far apart.
  • Businesses can place all information such as their address, contact information, hours of operation, impressive photographs of your store, and videos of products and services provided.
  • Internet friendly potential customers can reach you and your business just by a few clicks.
  • Google also shows satellite images of your business and store location, which help in impressing the customers.
  • The entire process is easy and free and can be performed irrespective of the size of the business.

All the above mentioned advantages result in diverting most of the internet traffic to Google listings and yahoo local.