Grand Haven, MI -- (ReleaseWire) -- 07/09/2014 -- According to industry statistics, 70-80% of all search engine users ignore paid ads, focusing instead on organic results. Furthermore, additional research shows 75% of all search engine users ignore all results past the first page. With this in mind, Joshua Harris of Harris Internet says it's more important than ever before for the small business owner to be found by the right audience online. Launching a Grand Rapids SEO campaign aimed at the small local business as well as the larger more well-established business.
Says Harris, "If you’re a business that does things locally, the last thing you want is only those too far away to actually reach you finding your website. A common problem for businesses is that the right people in the right place don’t find them in time. This holds true whether you're a large multi-million dollar corporation or a small mom and pop business still working its way up. All businesses, regardless of the size, need to utilize search engine optimization to a certain extent."
Statistics show 93% of all online experiences start with an online search, so whether a shopper is looking for a local antique store or a corporation to handle asphalt resurfacing, the search all starts in the same place, says Harris. To assist the local business owner, the Grand Rapids Web Design and SEO firm has introduced their Local Buzz packages. Harris confirms, saying, "With our Local Buzz packages you can ensure your website is being found by those in your area. Whether you are a dining business, shopping center, maid service, coffee house, salon, or horse back riding school, businesses want to be found by those in the area because your business and services are location based. Utilize the website in the best way possible. Make sure the people in your area find you before they find your competition."
According to Harris, the days of consumers using the yellow pages to find business for their goods and services are long gone. "It's a new age and all businesses have to step up to the plate. They don't need just a web site, but one that can be used on a variety of different platforms from a desk top computer down to a smartphone. And in this day and age, that means a different site for each device. We help businesses develop these sites and promote them in the best ways possible."
Harris goes on to say, "We talk to business owners all the time who basically have an outdated website that's an outdated online brochure. We even still talk to some who don't even have a website at all. We help them form a two-way communication with their prospective and current client base, turning their business completely around."
About Harris Internet
Harris Internet offers comprehensive web solutions including website development and search engine optimization for businesses in the southwest Michigan area. Harris Internet works with business owners via Skype, email, and phone calls outside of the southwest Michigan area. They meet in their location with clients from all over Michigan including Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Holland, Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Coopersville, Nunica, Hudsonville and Kalamazoo.