9 Reasons Your Site’s Low Google Search Ranking Is Costing Business

If a website fails to rank on the first page of Google search results will customers even know it exists? The below stats taken from recent data reports and surveys prove the answer is most likely, No.


72 percent of consumers who did a local search visited a store within five miles

(Source: WordStream, 2016)

82 percent of smartphone shoppers conduct ‘near me’ searches      

(Source: Search Engine Land, 2018)

30 percent of mobile searches are related to a location

(Source: Google, 2016)

Local searches lead 50% of mobile users to visit stores within one day 

(Source: Google, 2018)

Google searches for “near me tonight/today” increased by 900%+ in the past two years

(Source: Google, 2018)

78 percent of location-based mobile searches result in an offline purchase

(Source: comScore, 2014)

Over 51% of smartphone users have discovered a new company or product while conducting a search on their smartphone

(Source: Google, 2018)

By 2021, mobile shopping will influence over $1.4 trillion in local sales

(Source: Forrester, 2017)

Digital brand presence influences over half of offline retail sales

(Source: Deloitte, 2016)

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