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How To Get Started On Google My Business For Your Brand

Google My Business has become one of the most successful methods to reach your target audience. Does your business have a Google My Business (GMB) account? If not, it is crucial you get started today. Follow the steps below on how to set-up your GMB account:

Step 1: Sign in to Google My Business

Go to www.google.com/business to sign in. You can either sign in with a pre-existing Google account, or create a new one. Ensure you sign up with your business email domain.

Step 2: Add your business

Enter your business name. If it does not appear in the drop-down menu, click Add your business to Google. Then select the appropriate category for your business.

Step 3: Enter your location

Does your business have a physical location customers can visit? If so, add your location by entering the address of your establishment. You may also be asked to position a marker for the location on a map. If your business does not have a location customers can visit, but offers a service or delivery, you can list your service area.

Step 4: Fill in your contact information

Enter your business phone number and website address so customers can reach you. This is where you will add any social media accounts your business runs, which is also a great way to attract traffic.

Step 5: Finish and manage your listing

Check Yes if you would like to receive updates and notifications. Then click Finish. You’ll then be asked to verify your business. 

Step 6: Click Verify now

If you have multiple Google My Business accounts, make sure you choose the correct one.

Step 7: Choose a way to verify

Postcard by Mail is the default verification optionFill in the required details. Double check to make sure you’ve entered it correctly, then submit the form.

It can take a few days to two weeks for the postcard to arrive. When you receive your postcard, sign in and click Verify location from the menu. Enter the five-digit verification code from your postcard. After that, your business will be published to Google, making it that much easier for potential customers to find you on the web!

 

To learn more about how you can set-up and verify your business’s Google My Business (GMB) account, get in touch with Summit Designs Group today, 

 

 

 

 

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