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Business Tips - Get your Business Verified on Google

Posted by: FernieChamber
Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Google My Business

“Google it!” A common saying when you don’t have the answer or don’t know what to get or where to get it.  With over 3.5 BILLION searches per DAY, Google is the perfect way to have your business seen.  But how can you make this top search engine work for you?

Google My Business, is an improved way to maximize your listing.  Post photos, create a website and events all one page where everyone in the WORLD can see it. 

GREAT! What do you do?

First, get your business registered.  Use the following steps:

  1. Claim your business
 
  1. Fill in all your business info on the form on the left-hand side of the screen
On line one of your address, use your physical address
On line two of your address, put your box or apartment number
 
  1. Check your information again, click agree to Terms of Service
  2. Verify your Business
Google verifies that your business
Wait 1-2 weeks for a postcard with your verification PIN
DO NOT RE-SEND YOUR INFORMATION. WAIT UNTIL YOU RECEIVE THE PIN
If the option to verify by phone or email comes up, choose it!  It will be the quickest way to get the process moving.
 
  1. Any questions, use this link

Read next months newsletter for your next steps.  Setting up Google My Business is first step to maximize this search engine and should be of the highest priority for any business wanting to make an online presence. 

 

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