What Is Google My Business?

Google My Business, also known as GMB, is a free online tool for businesses to manage their online presence across Google. It serves as a business directory where people can find information like your hours, website, and street address and it also helps your business appear on relevant searches.

Create a Google My Business Account


  1. Visit Google My Business and sign in with your business email address.

  2. Enter your business name and see whether there has been a Google business listing for your business.

  3. Choose a category that defines your business

  4. Add an address (if any) and your website URL.

  5. Verify your listing. This can be done through a postcard, phone, email, instant verification or bulk verification.

Optimize your Google Business Page


One of the greatest things about Google My Business is that it's essential when it comes to local SEO. Businesses that have a complete listing on Google are more likely to get more searches and gain new potential customers.

Once your business listing has been verified, you can start filling in all the relevant information about your business to increase matches on relevant searches such as adding your business hours, adding relevant keywords through your page, adding a professional profile picture and adding pictures and videos of your business.



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