Positive Google Ranking Factors:
1. Create a Google+ Business Page - http://www.google.com/+/business/ (this is different from your PLACES page)
2. Get your Google+ Business Page Verified with Google (they will send you a PIN)
3. Your Physical Address should be within City, Local Area Code where you are doing business
4. Assign Proper Category Associations on your Google Plus Page (Google will check)
5. Get Google Reviews and A LOT of them!!!
6. Your physical and web address on your website matches your Google Plus Page information
7. Phone Number on your Webpage matches your Google Plus Page Phone Number
8. The amount of time you have been on the Internet
9. Your City, State is listed on your Google Plus Landing Page Title
10. Optimize your Google+ Business Page with a 360 Virtual Tour (posted on every Google Platform)
919 area code Virtual Tour examples (how many do your recognize):
http://bit.ly/1esWnLU Holly Springs
http://bit.ly/17OGDP1 Holly Spring
These businesses have taken advantage of this new Google Technology.
There are many other things that can and should be done to get ranked higher on Google and the list could run into the 1000's. Anyone who says they can get your ranked #1 on Google...just isn't telling the truth. No one can guarantee a #1 Ranking.
Don't wait to Claim and Verify your Google Plus Local "919" Business Page. This is the first step you need to do and take advantage of the system Google has put in place for your business. Let us know if you have any questions, we are here to help!!