Google My Business Page Creation and Business Info
Having a Google My Business page is a critical step in local SEO.
It’s important to have accurate Name, Address, and Phone Number (NAP) across all directories but it is especially important with Google.
A Google My Business page is the number one way that Google determines where you are located and whether you are a relevant result in a search query that is local or that includes the city name in the search phrase.
What’s Included in Setup?
This includes crating the business account and providing Google with your accurate and consistent information.
Business Category Selection
Some Google My Business features are category specific so it is important to get this right for best results
Google needs to have proof that you are where they say you are before you turn up in search results
Some Common Google My Business Questions
Will you add photos and videos?
Yes! We want to make sure that your business stands out and photos and videos are a sure fire way to make you look good.
Who writes the business description?
While we can help you to know what to include you will have to help us write your description. After all, noone knows your business like you do.
Will I own the page?
Yes, once the page has been setup you will be invited to administer the page and then, ultimately, own the page. This way you can control who has access to it.
What are insights?
Google My Business will send provide you with information about how your page is performing. It can display the number of times it comes up, if site visitors took actions, and how they found you.
Do you go over my GMB Insights with me?
Google will send you a very easy to read email that has data about your page performance. It is easy to read and no help is necessary to understand it.
Why Do I Need a Google My Business Page?
A lot of competition exists on the World Wide Web, and out of thousands or millions of websites that are competing for the top spaces Google will float the local search results to the top; in the map pack.
But you aren’t likely to get found in the Map Pack if you do not have a Google My Business page. And how the page is setup and what information you provide to Google will determine if they consider you to be a relevant search result.
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