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Old 10-10-2019, 09:17 AM   #1
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Hi Everyone, new to the page, I was looking for feedback on how important it is to your business and lead generation for google first page rankings? As a young company we buy the majority of our leads and pay for google ads. Although we have good sales people we would love to save money by reducing lead gen cost by having first page position on google. Thoughts and feedback are welcomed
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Hi Everyone, new to the page, I was looking for feedback on how important it is to your business and lead generation for google first page rankings? As a young company we buy the majority of our leads and pay for google ads. Although we have good sales people we would love to save money by reducing lead gen cost by having first page position on google. Thoughts and feedback are welcomed

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Hi Everyone, new to the page, I was looking for feedback on how important it is to your business and lead generation for google first page rankings? As a young company we buy the majority of our leads and pay for google ads. Although we have good sales people we would love to save money by reducing lead gen cost by having first page position on google. Thoughts and feedback are welcomed
I believe that more than 99% of the people looking for services don't bother going to the 2nd page. I don't and don't see any reason for going further than the first page unless I can't find someone on the first page. Yellow page sales men always said that 85% of the customers look on only the first 3 pages. Why would someone go any further?

I've been using Google Guaranteed and get a lot of leads. I use it for plumbing and don't know if they have it for other services. With Google Guaranteed my ad is on the very top of the page and i pay only $25 when the customer actually dials the phone number in the ad. The phone is routed through Google's phone system and recorded.

What is really weird is I have the option to click on a link saying the lead did not pan out and i don't even have to pay the $25. Another great thing is Google gives my customers a refund guarantee up to $2,000. So, I advertise in all my ads that my company is Google Guaranteed for up to $2,000.
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Hell, I've gone 30 pages deep looking for stuff.
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Hell, I've gone 30 pages deep looking for stuff.
I'm trying to keep my thoughts to myself on that one.
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That's what happens when they show you what they want to show you now what you were searching for.
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If someone isn't willing to go to page 2, they're looking for a bag of meat with a pulse.

That means they're not someone I want to deal with. If someone is willing to do their own due diligence and ask around, my name will be mentioned by someone they work with, sit in church with, live next to.....
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The statistics say that only about 5% of people searching for a service on Google go to the 2nd page. If your niche is in the Google Guaranteed program that is a great addition to the regular Adwords you said you are already running. If you are trying to get on the first page organically then you want to focus on Google My Business optimizations. Most traffic is going to click on a Google guaranteed listing, regular ad from adwords, or a Google My Business listing.

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