Google My Business is a free and easy-to-use tool for businesses and organizations to manage their online presence across Google, including Search and Maps. (Source: support.google.com)
With Google My Business you can add your business name, location, business hours, monitor and reply to customer reviews . And you can post for updates, add photos and many others.
And another good thing is it’s free. So if you have a local business this would really help.
Right now most people search for products or services online. So if your business is on the search engine results then there’s really a high chances of getting more customers.
So I will be providing a step by step tutorial on how to set it up with screenshots just scroll down. But I also created a video tutorial, so you have an option.
Video Tutorial on How To Set Up GMB
But before we start we need to make sure that you are login to your Google Account that you want to be associated to your company/service. If you don’t have one you can create or sign up for a an account.
Go to google.com/business and select “manage now/start now” in the top right hand corner.
Enter your business name and then click on “next”.
Choose the category that fits your business best and then click on “next”.
Asking if you would like to add your location if you have store or an office so customers can visit. You select yes
If you selected “Yes” from the options at the top, it will redirect you to a page asking for your complete address.
Drag and zoom the map and position the market on the exact spot where your business is located. And then click on “next”.
Select “yes” if your business also serves from outside the location you mentioned. And then click on “next”.
If you selected “yes” from step 7, then it will give you a prompt to put in the areas that you serve then click on “next”.
Fill out your contact details then click on “next”.
Click on “finish”.
After clicking on “Finish” you can now setup the other information you can set up like adding your services, business hours, photos and others.
I also created a video about setting up Google My Business.
If you need assistance on how to setup and optimize your page to make sure that your business will appear on the search engine result page, please contact us.