George Tsafonias By George Tsafonias • March 11, 2016

Google My Business: How To Add or Claim Your Business Listing

Google My Business Listing:

I feel like claiming or adding a business listing on Google is a mystery to many business owners. Yet your FREE Google My Business listing can be the thing a new or existing business can do quite easily. Small business owners who don't really have a strong background in technology or local marketing basics find it the most challenging especially if they don't someone on staff to do these basic things. So I figured I would provide some tools to get it done.

Here is exactly what Google My Business is according to Google. (Learn the Basics - Click Here To Watch Video)

"Google My Business is a free product that allows businesses, artists, organizations, and brands to manage how their information appears across Google.

Local businesses with storefronts or service areas can also appear on Google Maps.

Google My Business does not replace your business website. It complements your web presence by helping Google present accurate, up-to-date information. You can update business details, respond to customer reviews, and see how customers find you on Google."

Here are a few things you need to know

  1. You will need to have a Google Gmail Account
  2. You have to search for your business on Google -  Click Here To Watch Video
  3. You must fill out your GMB listing as much as possible.
  4. There is a  difference between Google + & Google My Business 
  5. You must verify your listing that you are the authorized owner.
  6. You don't need a business address to have Google My Business you can be a service based business - Click Here To Watch Video

How To Add and Claim Your Google My Business Video

Here is a great walk through video from Google on how to add or claim your GMB listing. Be sure to download the step by step guide as well below.



You need your local listings to be in order to build an online presence and you should start with Google My Business. So take the time to get it done and get it right so that you can start generating business today and more important your current and future customers can find you.

Get a complete Google My Business Step By Step Guide


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