Not too long ago Google ran a trial of a new feature for Google Maps, called Tags. Today, they’ve announced that they’re rolling out Tags to all 50 states.
Essentially, what Tags are is a way for local businesses to identify specific offerings they have that might entice customers to patronize them. If you offer any of the following then you can Tag your local business listing on Google, called Google Places:
- Custom messages
In essence, if you’re doing business online and you serve a local audience then you should find a way to add a Tag to your Google Places profile. It will make your business more competitive and easier for customers to find you.