Small business can deliver to the whole world via the Internet but there is still a lot of cash to be made by concentrating on local markets. There are now hundreds of local search engines available to use and submit to that claim to deliver specific localized searches.
- 86% of consumers use the Internet to find local businesses. (Nielsen NetRatings)
- 74% of consumers use a search engine to find local retail or services. (Nielsen NetRatings)
- The use of search tools to find local businesses grew 58% in 2008 to 15.7 billion searches (comScore).