Wednesday, August 1, 2018

How To Pay Only For Leads With Google Local Services Ads

Are you a home service business?


Local Services ads puts trustworthy local electricians, locksmiths, plumbers, and other professionals in front of people who are looking to find and book quickly.

And yes, you'll only pay for leads that you get.



How To Get Listed


Local Services ads are new, fairly easy, and absolutely dominate the Google search results. At this point, if you're not up there you're losing to your competitor's very compelling business listing.
  1. Check eligibility
  2. Agree to the Google Guarantee
  3. Create your ad
  4. Upload license and insurance details
  5. Get background checked
  6. Optimize your Google Business Listing

Are You Eligible?


This ad format is only available to local services who provide great service. Even if you think people avoid clicking ads, the fact that this format establishes credibility is undeniable.

If you're one of these, you're ready to go!
  • Auto glass services
  • Carpet cleaning services
  • Cleaning services
  • Electricians
  • General contractors
  • Garage door services
  • HVAC (heating or air conditioning)
  • Handymen
  • Locksmiths
  • Painters
  • Plumbers
  • Roadside assistance
  • Tutors





Background Check


You and any employees, contractors (including subcontractors), or other workers who provide services in customers' homes, workplaces, or any other properties must pass third-party background checks before you may participate in the Local Services platform.

What Is The Google Guarantee?


"If you’re not satisfied with the quality of service, Google will cover claims up to the cost of the initial service, with a lifetime cap for coverage of $2000.
Your service must be booked through Local Services. Add-on or future services, damages to property, dissatisfaction with price or responsiveness of the business, and cancellations aren’t covered. Claims must be submitted within 30 days of the initial service completion date."




What Are People Saying?


"Great service and overall a complete experience from using Google to finding a reputable contractor to get the job done."
- Randy, Elk Grove - Home owner

"Every day I get new customer requests from Local Services."
- Norm, Foster City - Local provider



What's Next?