Since I’ve started producing videos on Google My Business, the one question that gets raised constantly is How to Add Your Shop to Google Maps. The simple answer is just to make sure you have it set up on GMB (Google My Business) But it seems that is easier said than done for many business owners. So today is about helping those that really have little or no idea how to do this.
This video looks at adding your shop on Google Maps by registering it on Google My Business. You can follow along and then do this for your business. It’s a simple step by step process and also explains why it’s worth considering if you feel a little hesitant.
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TIMESTAMP: How To Add Your Shop To Google Maps in 2021
Yes, it is free currently. it surprising that almost 50% of shop and business owners have yet to claim their business on Google Maps. This seems due to the lack of support and information. Zanet Design GMB videos are there to help you for free too.
The easiest and quickest way to check is to search your exact company name and see if it shows in the results on the right-hand side on a desktop search on Google.com See where the question mark is on this screenshot below.
Yes, absolutely. If you don’t have a website then you can claim a free website using the Google My Business listing options. it’s easy to find and set up and you can even add your own images, contact form and gallery. See this video to help you through the process – https://youtu.be/qPrB9RKckAk
The video above explains that there are several reasons why holding off adding your business is a negative impact on your customers going forward. With more peopl using mobiles to find businesses. More of your customers using voice search for business than ever before. Then consider these 4 areas and then go for it!
In summary, it will bring you greater traffic if it starts to get found. it will always be found to those close by, so its great for local search. However the type of business and category will have a large impact on the exact place Google places you in the map results. This is discussed pretty much on all my videos so if you havent yet seen all my videos then you do need to make sure you do this here: http://bit.ly/zanetsub
The other reason are covered in the image above, namely you can harvest reviews from customers along with a rating, show offers and vouchers to use in your shop, and take advantage of free marketing tools and website form Google.
You may find this one of the most useful charts you could come across as its based on facts.
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