Google My Business
1. Purpose of using Google My Business
“What is Google My Business?” “Is it easy to use?” Google My Business is a free and easy-to-use tool for business 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.
- Manage how your business information appears on Google, including Search and Maps, using Google My Business—for free.
- Interact with customers new and old and tell them the story of your business.
- Get started at com/business.
- Follow ourguide to getting started.
- Easy and free tool for small business and when budget is a constraint
- Interact with customers
- Easy to find your business – Google ads and Maps
- One press to contact call on mobile
- Easy to expand business online
- Measuring performance using business insights to take further decision in business
Attract new customers with your free Google listing. Your listing appears when people are searching for your business or businesses like yours on Google Search or Maps. Google My Business makes it easy to create and update your listing—bring customers in and drive more sales.
2. Start by creating account
Click Start now button
- What’s the name of your business?
- Example: Monishap.me
- Where are you located?
- Country / Region
- Street address
- Please select
- I deliver goods and services to my customers. Learn more
- Is this your business?
- It looks like your business might already have a listing on Google Search or Maps. If you see your business below, select it, and we’ll help improve your listing.
- What kind of business do you run?
- Correct category selection helps you attract customers who are searching for businesses like yours in your area. Select a category that best matches your business. Learn more
- Business category
It usually takes 12 days to verify the account.The verification code sent to the provided location through the post office.
Business information like location, contact details, etc is displayed under info menu.
Add photos related to your business product and service, Store picture. Proof of your business in the form of photos.
You can use this features and have your site for free of cost. Easy to create just few min to have your own business.
If you want to own your website, you can purchase your domain and host it on your server.
“Who is responsible for managing My business account?”
Would be displayed. I can be an individual user or can invite new users. And have multiple users.
Create an ad
Clicking on create an ad menu tab which takes to Adwords express account directly.
4. Other menus on the right-hand top corner near Email display
Manage user reviews and reply to reviews which are generally, considered as feedback from customers.
Measuring the performance of your Google My business account -with the help of business insights option. Business insight menu displays various metrics tracked from user behavior.
Google MyBusiness is available on Google play store as well as Apple store as an app.
Now, a mobile device with the internet connection is sufficient to run your business with the help of Google My business.