Adding Your Business To Google My Business
You might be familiar with Google My Business. It's Google's exciting FREE tool for business owners to make sure that their brand is represented properly across the Google search network.
It makes managing your business much easier. It also pulls all of Google's business services into one handy platform, including:
The first steps to taking control of your data on Google is by claiming your business through the Google My Business portal. There are three steps:
Set Up Your Google Account
In order to log in to the Google My Business platform, you must have a Google account. if you have an existing Gmail account you can use that, or create a new account.
Add or Claim Your Business
Once you've signed into a Google account, you can Add or Claim your business. To do so, visit the Google My Business dashboard, and then search for your business by name or address. If your business then shows up in the menu, click on the listing. You can then claim it. If your business doesn't appear, you can click None Of These Match and then enter your business information for the first time.
Verify Your Business
Now that your business information has been entered, you can verify it's accuracy and confirm to Google that you own it and represent it. There are three ways of verifying your business with Google, and they are:
Now that you're all done, you've got your business listed on Google and made it easier for people to find you - hooray!
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