Google Local Services lets you to advertise your plumbing services on Google and get leads directly from potential customers by way of phone calls.
Local Services advertisers also get a Google Shield Google Guaranteed Badge, premium promotion, and even a profile page with reviews from real customers, all of which help professional plumbers such as yourself build an unbeatable online reputation.
On top of all that, Google guaranteed providers are also pre-screened and must meet relevant licensing and insurance requirements. When you book an eligible Google Local Services provider, your business is protected by the Google guarantee.
You can always recognize eligible pros from the Google Shield symbol near their name and on their business’s profile page.
With Google Local Services, you pay for business or service-related leads only. Here is how it works:
First, you fix a weekly budget to limit the total number of leads you’ll receive in a given week. The number of leads will change from one day to the next, but nevertheless, you will never spend more than the weekly budget you originally set.
Further, you can always dispute any leads you believe are invalid.
Advertisers using Google Local Services are charged for every lead they receive, and lead prices are set according to the city, so there will always be a flat price.
You’ll never pay more for leads than the amount you have specified in your weekly budget.
A valid lead is one related to your business and/or the services that you offer. A valid lead typically follows the situation outlined below when customers find your Google Local Services ad via Google:
You answer a phone call, you speak with a caller about a product or service you provide, within the geographic market you are targeting, during your open business hours, and the call lasts for over half a minute.
Likewise, if you miss a phone call from a customer and return the call later on.