(PRWEB UK) 8 February 2013
Eighty-five per cent of the small businesses think it is important for them to be found on major search sites, local search apps and directory sites according to a survey of over 350 SMBs by ConstantContact.
Seventy-eight per cent believe that new customers will find them through these sites and apps.
Almost half have never updated their listings online and only twenty-three per cent have a good knowledge of how listings drive traffic to their businesses.
Eighty-four per cent of SMBs questioned believed that having a mobile friendly website was important to their business, while twenty-five per cent knew how to create a mobile optimized website.
Ben Austin, Managing Director at the innovative online search company, has responded to the results of the survey with interest:
It is encouraging to see that more and more SMBs understand the importance of optimising for mobile SEO. More and more people are accessing information through their phones now, especially for local based industries, so it is vital to have accessible information on your site for mobile users to increase your chances of attracting customers.
SEO Positive was established in 2007 in Chelmsford, Essex with the aim of bringing effective yet affordable online marketing services to companies from all industries and backgrounds. The company offers a huge range of services including search engine optimisation, Pay Per Click account management, social media marketing and reputation management.