In today’s world Google is an important part of everyone’s lives. In fact, one of the first places consumers go looking for products or services is Google search. When these consumers go to search for your local products or services, what is the easiest and fastest way to make sure your business name appears in the search results? Having a Google My Business listing.
So, what is Google My Business?
According to Google, “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. By verifying and editing your business information you can both help customers find you and tell them the story of your business.”
Main Features of Google My Business
- Standard business information
- Receiving customer reviews
- Responding to customer reviews
- Posts (events, offers/specials, product updates, announcements)
For small business owners, the local marketing power of a Google My Business page can have major payoff when it comes to strengthening your local SEO, improving your Google Search and Map results and providing opportunities to connect with new customers.
Need help getting started with Google My Business? Contact us, we can help you create and manage your profile!