Guess What? Most people have seen this request a quote button on Google Maps and Business listings but they cant find how to switch it on. Additionally the quicker you do get this enabled, the greater advantage you have over your local competition. So allow me to show you through a video or down below article how easy it is when you know how.
This article will reveal to you:
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So my video will talk you through the process. Before you start make sure you have your mobile phone nearby as you will need to download your app from the google play or app store to enable the button.
So Google My Business earlier this year released a really useful button the majority of businesses today still haven’t discovered. By the end of this article or after watching the video above, you’ll be able to receive endless inquiries from local people looking for your business and you’ll be able to then just text them back some information or quote right from your very phone.
Surprisingly the majority of businesses found on Google Maps do not even know about this feature. Back in July 2019 it was released. Yet after a few months have gone by most businesses are missing a lot of potential requests for a quote.
Let’s take a look at what that Request a Quote button looks like. It’s found on the listings on Google maps and your Google My Business front page in a very prominent position
How can you get this special button? Initially several industries were given it. In more recent months this has been rolled out to the majority of industries and services. To enable it you’ll need to have a mobile phone and you’ll need to have the Google My Business app on there.
By enabling messaging on your phone, along with a couple of tweaks and settings on your Google My Business dashboard. You’ll be able to get the two working together in no time. Which will enable the special blue button to appear on your listing.
To turn on messaging:
Surprisingly as we speak, most businesses don’t have the request button enabled. So it is proving to be a huge advantage over your competition. Whats easier to find someones telephone number, dial it and not know if to leave a message or not, then wait until they get back to you. The chances are they are busy and not able to give you a quote there and then.
Alternatively send through your request using the button and when the business is ready (within 48 hours Google specifies) They will give you the information you need. Sales increase and the customers get a quicker service.
Google has made the button very large and noticeable. So they want this feature to get utilised. By making this button this noticeable, you are bound to get messages sent to you via Google Messaging, but there is a requirement for a 48 hour turn around.
When the customer clicks on request a quote and type in a request for a price or service, the app alerts you in a similar way to a text message.
To answer the customer enquiry, go into the app, then go to customers and then there you have messaging which is where you can read and respond to your new customer
In there you can edit the response, enable or disable it and look at previous conversations.
If You are looking to find out How To Get The Google My Business Request A Quote Button, then this article is for you. Once you have read it you should now be equipped with your new blue button and many more customers.
This elusive button wasn’t easy to find. But now you know how and where you should find it was an easy process to enable it. Easy when you know how!
Google My Business is totally free to use. So don’t let this opportunity pass you by. For those of you who need more help, then feel free to comment below and I will do my best to answer your questions.