Google Applications for Small Business

Optimize Your Google My Business Listing for 2019

Would you like more views, clicks and traffic for your business? Here are some sure fire ways to get the most out of your free Google My Business listing by following these few easy steps.

LOGIN TO YOUR LISTING

First login to your Google account to access your GMB listing. After login you will see tool bars and descriptive boxes to help you navigate and manage your listing.


VIEW, SEARCHES & ACTIVITY

Here you may access quick stats on your Google My Business listing performance. View this information is on desktop or the Google My Business mobile app.

View, Searches And Activity On Your Listing

SEE STATISTICS ON YOUR POSTS

Google sends you real-time updates on how many times your post was read. Google will also send reports on how many times your photos and videos were viewed. You may receive these reports via email and/or text messages to your phone.

Posts on Google My Business

ADD UPDATES, EVENTS & MORE

Use these powerful tools to announce updates, events, offers and product notifications. If a visitor has elected to follow you, they will receive your updates the moment you make a post.


UPDATE YOUR BUSINESS DETAILS

Tell Google when, where and how to display your Google My Business Listing by setting your business categories, location, service area, hours, special hours, phone, web address, and appointment page.


ARE YOU A VETERAN-LED OR WOMEN LED BUSINESS?

You may add one or more of these special attributes to your Google My Business listing and have a graphic symbol appear once you save and publish.


ADD A KEYWORD RICH DESCRIPTION

Under the overview tab add a narrative for your business. Make sure you use applicable keywords that work best to describe your business.


ENABLE YOUR MESSAGING

Customers can text you messages and questions right to your mobile phone!

Make sure to enable your messaging.

COPY YOUR GMB LINK

Claim or Copy your Google page web address. This is a link that will take users directly to your Google My Business page. This provides a super-fast way for customers to leave you a review. For example my dentist’s office sent me a text message after my visit, asking for a review. Imagine all the reviews you could get by simply text your GMB page link shortly after providing a service! Whether you are a doctor, dentist or plumber; don’t forget to ask for reviews!

Get Your Google My Business Direct Link for customer reviews.

GET THE GMB APP FOR YOUR PHONE

Get the Android or iOS app for Google My Business to access all these rich features, right from your phone.


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FINAL THOUGHTS

Optimize Your Google My Business Listing suggestions shown here will attract more attention for your business. Be proactive in making posts to your listings and engaging customers. This will build Your Brand & Your Google Ranking.


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