What is a Google Business Listing?

Google My Business

Google has over 1.2 billion unique users per month and is an amazing marketing opportunity for small businesses. Getting set up used to be a pain. Fortunately, Google My Business has just been launched to make it easier for brands and local businesses to connect with customers on search, on Maps, and on Google Plus.

 

 Quick Questions (and Answers) About Google:

  • How much does Google My Business cost?
    Anyone can use Google My Business for free. Really, we mean it. You can also learn more about using Google ads to help drive your business by visiting this site.
  • What’s the difference between Google My Business, Google Places for Business, and Google+ Pages Dashboard?
    If you previously used Google Places for Business or Google+ Pages Dashboard to manage your business information, your account has been automatically upgraded to Google My Business.
  • Do I need Google My Business if I already have a website?
    Google My Business complements your existing website by giving your business a public identity and presence on Google. The information you provide about your business can appear on Google Search, Maps, and Google+.
  • How do I manage multiple business locations?
    If your business has ten or more locations, you can add them all at once using the bulk upload tool. Go to Google My Business Locations to upload and edit your locations. Learn More.
  • Can I still use Google My Business if I don’t have a store front?
    Absolutely. Whether you’re a home-based business or a service-area business, you can list your details to appear on Google with or without an address.