For local business owners, online marketing can be a bit of a mystery.  The facts show that most people turn to the web when searching for local products or services. This means that if you don’t have a quality web presence your prospective customers may not find you and you are missing out on potential sales. If you own a local business and want to improve your online marketing to attract more customers, a good place to start is Google Places. I put together a quick start guide to help you put your business on a solid online foundation.  You can download my free guide to using Google Places here and start attarcting more customers today.