Google My Business App – why you need to be using it

Do you know what your customers would find in search if they Googled you right now?

When someone searches for your business the first thing they will most likely find is your Google My Business listing. This is a free Google Maps listing that contains all your business information to help people find your business.

It looks like this on a desktop search:

For most businesses, this listing can be the easiest, and most cost-effective way, to get to the top of the search results. As Google search moves away from simple “keyword matching” and becomes more and more customised to each user, the power of Google My Business is growing fast! And you absolutely don’t want to miss the boat on this.

Try Googling your business and see how you look to potential customers. If you need to make some changes, close a rogue listing or simply update the information the best way to do this is via the free Google My Business App.

Download from Google Play and Apple App stores.

There’s another bonus with the app as well, once you link your listing to the app you can get notifications for reviews and questions so you can respond quickly and easily – both of which new and old customers will appreciate. It also adds a messaging feature so users can message you from your listing and chat with you in the app.

If you want to supercharge your listing these 6 tips can help boost your listing:

  • Add all the details in the info section
  • Add verification to the listing (by post or phone)
  • Add your logo
  • Add photos
  • Ask customers for reviews
  • Add your blog/news posts or offers regularly

If you need help getting your business found when people are searching, then get in touch and we can help you get in front of the right audience when it matters most.

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