I say the phrase “Google it” probably 50 times a day. No joke. When I don’t know something or if you’re asking me a question, Google is my go to. Need to spell something? Google it. Trying to decide where to go to lunch? Google it. Need directions? Google it and let maps take care of ya. Call me a millennial all you want, but I’d rather try to find an answer for something than say “I don’t know” or getting lost.

I was introduced to Google Business listings last fall at our IACCE (Illinois Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives) conference in Peoria. Google was one of many sponsors and they had a short presentation about getting your business online. The presentation drove home for me the importance of having a listing on Google and making sure it’s accurate. Read more.