Having a Google Business Listing is an essential part of your business’s digital marketing strategy, as it helps to get your business in front of more of your prospective customers. This is especially important if you are a business with a local presence, such as an accountants or mortgage advisors and more.
In this guide, we will show you how to create a Google Business Listing, setting your business up to appear within Google Maps and in the local pack within Google Search.
Step 1: Go to the Create a Business page on the Google Business Profile website.
Step 2: Now enter your business name. If it pops up, you already have a listing that might have not been claimed. If it doesn’t show, you should instead see an option that shows your business name and allows you to select ‘Create a business with this name’.
Step 3: Now enter the business category related to your industry.
Once you have done this, just click ‘Next’.
Step 4: Now you will be shown the following screen
If you do have a location, click ‘Yes’ and then enter your business address details. After you have done this, follow the instructions to enter more information about your business.
The following details will need to be entered in during the setup:
– Phone number
– Current website URL
Once you have followed these instructions, you will then be presented with the ‘Choose a way to verify’ option. There are several ways you can verify your listing, including phone or text, email, video call (live or recorded) or by postcard sent to your location.
Once you have gone through the verification process, your Google Business Listing will be setup.
Having a Google Business Listing is a great way to increase the visibility of your business. This is why we always set up a listing for our clients, including for our Fresh Start website clients. To find out more how we can help you with your digital marketing, or build a new website for you, get in touch with us today.
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