Google Places listings on Google search results plays a crucial part in how your local customers contact or get in touch with you. Not long ago when you searched for a local business Google would show a map with about 7 businesses listed next to it. Google now moved the map to the top right of your screen and those Google Business listings are getting listed at the top of the search and, quite often, above all that time and effort you spent doing SEO. So your Local Business Listing is now called your Google Places listing and its now more important than ever. Below is a 2 part article that I recommend not only Philadelphia Businesses to read over but all local businesses who find it important to be at the top of the Google search.