Listing your website on Google places has its benefits. When someone searches for my brand name “Digital Deepak” on Google, this is what they see:
Such listings will be much more useful for businesses which have an office / premises where customers walk in to do the transaction. It shows the map, the picture of the place attracts people to visit it, it shows the address and phone number too. Overall, the search result is more rich and helps in establishing a strong brand.