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February 20, 2018 | The Kodemonkey

Google My Business

It’s a free to Claim our GMB lising. Once you do so you will be able to manage your presence on Google’s search engine. When someone searches for your business on Google, your NAP information - Name, Adress, Phone gets pulled from your Google My Business listing and will populate in the results on the right of the search page.

Claiming your Google My Business Listing helps drive traffic to your website and storefront. You will be build a better presence in the search results and gaining trust with customers. Business that claim their GMB listing are rated higher than business that have not yet claimed their listing.

The added bonus of Google is that once you have a gmail email you have access to a plethora of Google products that are free. GMB is just one of them, however you will have access to Google Analytics, Adwords, Webmaster Tools, etc. I will not touch on them in this post, however I may pick them up in future post.

How to claim your GMB Listing

Claim GMB Listing

First you will need a gmail email. If you do not have one you can get one here try to use your business name.

Now that you have a gmail account you can claim your GMB Listing.

  1. Sign in to your Google Account or create an account for free.
  2. Go to Google. Type in your business name and city and click search. For this example, we are using a fiction business called "Moe's Dog Grooming".
  3. On the right had side, you will see the Search options. Click on "Maps"
  4. Next you will see a map of your location region, with your business listed on the left hand side of the page.
  5. Click on your business name, and a location box will appear on the Map (see below example)
  6. Click on the "More info" in your location box.

Thats it now have fun and don't forget to make Google Posts.

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