Promoting with Google My Business

Google My Business can be an effective way of promoting and marketing your business to potential customers in your area. If used effectively, it can bring your business more online exposure. In this article, I’ll show you how to fully utilize Google My Business.

Why You Should Get Google My Business

  1. Exposure on Google – When people search your business name, you’ll appear on the right side of Google with your company information, contact information and reviews.
    Sample Google My Business ListingIn addition, Google will also display your business near the top of the page when people search for your service:Google My Business results for website development
  2. Exposure on Google Maps – When people search for your business category (eg. residential cleaning, your business will show up).  Note: you don’t need to list your address to show up on Google Maps. 
    Google My Business with Google Maps
  3. Reviews – You’ll be able to get your clients to leave reviews for your business. This will encourage people to call you and go to your website.
  4. Posting – you’ll be able to write posts about your services, the work you’ve done for clients, promos, and more. It’s important to stay active on all your Social Media outlets, including Google My Business.

How to Set Up Google My Business

Go to https://business.google.com and follow the steps to create your listing. If you have trouble, don’t hesitate to leave a comment below or contact me at [email protected]