We highlighted the importance of submitting your business to Google Places. The landscape is changing on the web and it is vital to have a Google+ profile to help boost your local listing to the top of the search results. Google is putting more of a focus on promoting its own social network Google+. Having a Google+ profile for your business can only help your local listings as well your business’ presence on the web.
Google will walk you through the Google+ Setup process here. If you haven’t yet signed up for Google+ yet, you should do so soon. The web is changing and you want to be ahead of the curve instead of chasing the pack.