If you answered yes to the first question and no to the second, then you're missing out. You can think of Google Local Business Centre / Google Places as Google's Yellow Pages - you can have a listing there, giving details of your business address, phone number, website and much more. Then if someone searches for your services in your location, your business will be listed above
all the regular results.
Benefits of being listed in the local business center
All your contact information listed in one place Includes your company name & description, website, phone number, email address, physical address, a map with one-click directions, hours of operation and parking.
Our recommendations: your company logo, a picture of your storefront, a few portfolio examples, a recognizable face within your organization.
Receive ratings & reviews. Customers can rate & write reviews about your company. Of course, you'll want to make sure you're doing a great job first.
Include your YouTube Videos.
What you can Enhance
Photos of your business.
Videos of your business.
Coupons for your listing.
Menu for your restaurant.
Reservations page for your business.
Driving directions to your business.