How to Get Listed on Google Maps Local Search Results
The business environment is becoming very competitive and another never every business requires to create online visibility whether small or large companies because it is one of the ways of increasing customers. You need therefore to create or have a professional well-designed website for your business. You also have to be very serious when it comes to directing people to where you are located and that is possible if you list your business with the Google Maps. Given here are some tips to help you list your business with the Google Maps local search results.
Your business should have a Google account associated with it. If your business doesn’t have an account with a Google maps, you need to visit the website that is the www.google.com and then click the sign in button and then create an account.If you have an existing account already, sign in because you have to do so before accessing Google my business and also you should sign out.
Creating or signing in is the first step and you should go to Google my business after that.You should type www.google.com/business and afterward you can enter your business name.
You really of course to enter your business information that is your business name and address. You should be accurate when it comes to entering the location which is the next step because that what your customers will use. The page that follows you need to enter your business category, the phone number and your website in case of further inquiries from your customers.You have to note that anyone can enter your business info if you don’t and that is why you have to ensure that you finish entering any business info by clicking “suggests an edit” and be sure to click finish after you are done.
After you are done with the above steps, you need to verify your business. You will receive a code via your mobile phone or postcard but be sure to enter it immediately because within 30 days it expires and you need to sign in into your Google account then go to the GMB dashboard and choose the address you have received for verification. In case you have info. that you want to add to your account, you can do it through the GMB dashboard and do the editing but if you want to remove information on the account, you can still do so, but to can take two months for that.
One more important thing you should ensure you do is create a Google+ page because it has high chances of ranking you higher in the local business search which is easily managed through the GMB account. Engage more info. on how to create a Google+ account because it is not hard.