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How do I get my business address on Google Maps (Google My Business)

Let the world’s most popular search engine find you new clients



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It is always fascinating to discover what other people will see when they type your name or the name of your business into Google. Ask yourself just how quickly prospective clients can find you online, and how easily they can contact your business or access the valuable services you offer. Your organisation’s immediate online profile is just as important as having a strong product, slick services or the smartest web design in Kent.

A free and simple way to promote your services

Google My Business clearly signposts customers in your direction. Whether they look you up in a Google Search or on Google Maps, they will quickly see the most relevant information – your business profile at a glance. The beauty of it all is that you won’t have to pay a penny for this. Google My Business will instantly give prospective customers access to your website address, your products and services and your opening times; and it will pinpoint exactly where you are on the map.

Give your business online kudos

If you verify and edit your information on Google My Business, consumers are twice as likely to see you as “reputable”. In fact, if you use this simple online gadget correctly it can bring you numerous benefits both in terms of profit and prestige. All this helps you to gauge demand, understand your customer base and constantly drive your business forward. It’s all about having the right online tool for the job. For instance, Google My Business says that just adding photos to your profile means you will receive 42% more requests for directions on Google Maps and 35% more website clicks. At Eonic, we already know about the power of pictures, as you can see from our blogpost on picture research.

How do I sign up to Google My Business?

Registering for Google My Business is very simple and won’t take you long at all if you follow Google’s own step-by-step guidelines. It makes good business sense to take advantage of an excellent tool that is available free of charge and has proven results. So get started on your Google My Business journey right now with Google’s easy-to-use process.  

Make Google My Business work for you

Interacting with customers, by replying to reviews for instance and responding to feedback, will earn you an even greater online prominence. Once your Google My Business entry is up and running, you will also have access to the Google My Business Help Community. A host of product experts will be able to give you advice and support.

Ways Eonic can help you harness the power of Google

At Eonic, we know how important your online profile is. We can help you to:

  • ensure all your information across Google is current and consistent
  • source and choose high quality and unique content
  • attract good quality web traffic, introducing you to high calibre prospective clients
  • use Google My Business data to boost client interaction and shape your business for the future.

So ­give our experts a call on 01892 534044 and start making the most of Google My Business.

Question and Answer

 

How do I sign up to Google My Business?

Registering for Google My Business is very simple and won’t take you long at all if you follow Google’s own step-by-step guidelines. It makes good business sense to take advantage of an excellent tool that is available free of charge and has proven results. So  get started on your Google My Business journey  right now with Google’s easy-to-use process.

 
 
 

Is Google Maps the same as Google My Business?

Yes, Google My Business is the online tool used to manage your Google Map listing, from which you can manage multiple business addresses aswell. It is very useful for businesses that want to gain awareness and offer directions for customers visiting in person. This integrates very well with navigation apps and though Google My Business tool, we can check how many times people have requested directions.

The naming has gone through several changes over the years and now Google seems pretty set on Google My Business for years to come.

 

 
 
 

Can you see who views your Google Map Listing?

In Google My Business there is a section called "insights" which shows metrics on many aspects of your Google Maps Listing. This ranges from people who have searched for your type of business and your business has shown, this is an impression or "view", then the more direct interactions such as:

  • Clicks to your website
  • Request directions
  • Calls from the listing
  • Photo views
  • Reviews