How to use Google My Business for your business or business

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Philippe Gloaguen
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With Google My Business, your business can stay up to date on Google Search and Google Maps to stand out from the competition and be found.

Thanks to Google My Business you will be able to insert your business among the results of Google and Google Maps so as to be found by anyone looking for your service in the place where it resides.

Google My Business is essential. With this service, you can make sure your business appears when customers search for it on Google or Google Maps.



This allows you to better interact with customers by responding to reviews, updating business hours, and sharing photos of your products and services. Using Google My Business will help you stand out from the competition and increase your revenue.

Come configurare Google My Business

To configure the, you have to go to PlayStore and download it to your device. Or via the official website.

Add your business to Google My Business

To add your business:

  • Enter your business name.
  • Choose a business category that fits your business. You can also change it later.
  • Add a location, phone number, and website URL.

Verify ownership of your business

To verify your business on the Google My Business app, you need to click “Verify from the app or computer. After entering these details, you can choose between email or postal address to receive the verification code.

The address you provide is hidden from the public if you are concerned about security issues.

After entering the code, you will have verified or claimed your business on Google. You can now create public posts, make changes to these posts, and respond to your customer reviews. Your changes will only appear on Google after verifying your account.



Google My Business features

Here are some useful features you can use on Google My Business to help your business grow.

Business description and logo

With Google My Business, you can create a profile about your business and describe to your customers what you do. You can also add a logo to your profile.

Adding your logo to your online business presence will increase your visibility. Customers will be able to easily identify you from the competition.

Gallery

Pictures are worth a thousand words and with Google My Business you can add photos to share in your listing with your customers. This is an easier way to showcase the products you have to offer.

You can upload images directly from the Google My Business app. Your customers can also post pictures and videos with their reviews.


Reviews and followers

To be successful in your local SEO, you need to rank well among your competitors. Customer reviews are a key element in your ranking and help customers share their experiences with your services.

Reviews will also help you gain more customers via your star rating. You will need to verify your account to access your reviews and followers.

Services and working hours

You can use this platform to show the services you offer or the products you sell to your customers. You can also detail the payment methods you accept from customers.


Google My Business also allows you to indicate the working hours of your business so that your customers can contact you at the right time.

Website URL

With Google My Business, you won't have to waste time creating a website for your business. Get a free website for customers to see your services and products. This website also allows you to advertise new products and special offers. A website is essential when starting an online business today.

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