Steps to use Google MyBusiness for running business online

Google My Business

Step by step to have a 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.

Benefits:

  1. Easy and free tool for small business and when budget is a constraint
  2. Interact with customers
  3. Easy to find your business – Google ads and Maps
  4. One press to contact call on mobile
  5. Easy to expand business online
  6. 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.

Google Mybusiness

 

2.  Start by creating account

https://www.google.com/business/

Click Start now button

  • What’s the name of your business?
  • Example: Monishap.me
  • Where are you located?
  • Country / Region
  • India
  • Street address
  • City
  • Pincode
  • State
  • Please select
  • I deliver goods and services to my customers. Learn more
  • NEXT
  • 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.

 

Mybusiness location on google map

  • 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
  • NEXT

Step - google my business account

verify accountverify account

 

  3. Menus

Menus Mybusiness

Home

It usually takes 12 days to verify the account.The verification code sent to the provided location through the post office.

Mybusiness Home menu

Info

Business information like location, contact details, etc is displayed under info menu.

Photos

Add photos related to your business product and service, Store picture. Proof of your business in the form of photos.

Website

You can use this features and have your site for free of cost. Easy to create just few min to have your own business.

create free website with Google Mybusiness

If you want to own your website, you can purchase your domain and host it on your server.

Purchase domainUser

“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.

google ads from google my business

 

4. Other menus on the right-hand top corner near Email display

 Menus to right side in google my business

 

Review

Manage user reviews and reply to reviews which are generally, considered as feedback from customers.

Business Insights

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.

On Mobile

 Google MyBusiness is available on Google play store as well as Apple store as an app.

My business android app

Ios mybusiness app

Now, a mobile device with the internet connection is sufficient to run your business with the help of Google My business.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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