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How To Register A Business On Google My Business

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It is very easy to register a business on google my business if you follow the simple steps.

You can attract many people to your business by registering your company on the Google Business Profile

By this, you may give potential clients access to relevant information about you when they search.

Your business’s location is displayed on Google Maps.

Specific information is included in the search results, such as contact information and hours of operation.

You may even publish updates and deals straight on Google to attract customers.

How To Register A Business On Google My Business

Is it free to put my business on Google?

Yes, creating your business profile on Google is free. Create your profile for free and you can manage your business from Google Search and Maps to reach more customers.

Registration only takes a few minutes and is worth it. That’s how.
1. Sign in to Google
You must register with Google to use this service. You probably already have a Google account; If you have a Gmail account, you have a Google account! Otherwise, you can register by clicking here (it’s free!).
2. Go to the Google business profile page
After logging into Google, go to the Google Business Profile page at www.google.com/business. Click the Manage Now button. You will be directed to the registration form where you will enter some basic information about your business.
3. Register your business on Google Business Profile
You will see a screen like this. Fill in the required details to complete this step.
It will ask for your:
• Company Name
• Type of Company
• Business category (gifts and flowers, pets, car sales, etc.)
• Business address
• Delivery area (if delivered)
• Contact details
Website address (if you have one) *
* Having a website is another great way to attract more customers. It’s your online storefront. I’m a web designer and I love bringing you online. Find out more by clicking here.
4. Get verified
At the end of the registration process, you will be presented with several options to verify your business. This is a way to prevent spam and prevent someone from pretending to own your business. The authentication methods you can use depend on the business information you enter. They contain:
• Phone or SMS
• Email

Video recording
• Live video call
• Immediate verification

Not all of these options are visible to you. Choose the one you think is more convenient. I used “Postcard” as authentication for my company. When they use this method, they send a postcard that arrives in less than a week. The card contains a unique code and a link. By going to the link and entering the code, you register your activity on Google. Simple as that!
Final thoughts
Now that you have a Google Business Profile account, let’s see what to add to your listing. Adding photos on a regular basis has been shown to increase customer interaction. It’s also worth making sure your contact details and opening hours are up to date.

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There are a variety of things you can do with it to grab the attention of potential customers.
I will be writing another article soon where I will cover many things you can do with your Google Business Profile account.

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How long does it take for my business to appear on Google?

How long does it take for my business listing to appear on Google after it’s verified? After you create or claim your “Google My Business” listing, it can take up to 1 or 2 weeks for your business listing to appear in Google Maps and Google Search

Why isn’t my business showing up on Google?

The most common reason your business doesn’t show up on Google Maps is that your business doesn’t have a location authority. If your GMB (location) listing doesn’t have a location authority, you need to be nearby or directly at your business location to show up in Google Maps.

How do I get my business address on Google Maps?

Go to business.google.com/add and enter your business information. Make sure you check this so you can update your information. If you wish, you can add other managers to the profile to help you keep it

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