Millions of people search Google Maps every day. A free listing on Google Maps makes it easy for them to find you. you can use the Local Business Center to create your free listing. When potential customers search Maps for local information, they’ll find your business: your address, hours of operation, even photos of your storefront or products. It’s easy, free, and you don’t need even need a website of your own to get a listing.
New FREE Stats!
Now Google wants more small businesses to list or claim their listing profiles on Google Local. To entice them, starting tomorrow it will give local businesses in the real world with physical addresses a free dashboard akin to what Websites get for free with Google Analytics.
It will show stats such as how many times their business comes up as a search result and how often people click through.