Just this week, Google (UK) has started suggesting well known and reputable trades directories such as Checkatrade and RatedPeople in their search results when someone is searching for a tradesman. Upon clicking one of these, it takes you directly to the tradesman search in that location on that website.
If you provide a trade to your local area, it’s definitely worth ensuring your business is listed on the likes of these websites to ensure you get seen by potential customers should they immediately leave the Google search results onto one of these directory websites.
Check the recording below for an overview of how this looks.
The list of directories Google might suggest may differ depending on your location but after conducting more than 100 test searches, we’ve put together a list that we’ve seen suggested (feel free to comment below with any others you’ve seen suggested for a search query).
Three Best Rated
Whilst testing, we’ve also confirmed that the trade directory suggestions show for all of the following trades:-
These tradesman directory suggestions seem to be triggered with or without a geographic location in the search query.
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