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About Google My Business

Google My Business is a free and easy-to-use tool for businesses and organizations to manage their online presence across Google, including Search and Maps. To help customers find your business, and to tell them your story, you can verify your business and edit your business information.

How to set up Google My Business Account? Step by Step

  1. On your computer, sign in to Google My Business.
    Google My Business
  2. Sign in to your Google Account, or create one.
  3. Then Click on the Add your business to Google, if you have never added your business to Google. Otherwise, search your business.
    Add Your Business to Google
  4. Create profile by entering Business name and Business Category. Then click Next
    Create Business Profile
  5. Select your business location customer can visit.  Location will show up on Google Maps and Seach when customers are looking for your business. Then, click Next.
    Business Location
  6. If you have selected Yes in the previous step, Google will ask for your address. If you have selected No in the previous step, Google will ask you the area where do you serve your customers (optional). Enter address then click Next
    Google My Business Address
  7. If you have selected an address in the previous step, Google will ask if your business serves customers outside this location. Select the option. Then click Next
  8. In the next step, Google will ask you how customers can contact you.  These details are optional so you can skip them. You can enter these details later.
    Business Contact Details
  9. If you would like to stay updated, select the Yes option in the next step
    Stay Updated
  10. At the end, choose a way to verify your business listing. Enter Contact Name and Click on Mail button. You’ll get a postcard with your verification code and next steps in about 15-20 days.
    verify your business

Claim your business through Google Maps

  1. On your computer, open Google Maps.
  2. In the search bar, enter the business name.
  3. Click the business name and choose the correct one.
  4. Click Claim this business and then  Manage now.
    • To choose a different business, click I own or manage another business.
  5. Select a verification option, and follow the on-screen steps.