Are you trying to build a stronger online presence for your business? Naturally, it would make sense to have your business on Google’s radar so that you’ll come up when people are searching for the services that you provide. Follow these simple tips to get your business information more visible online:
Visit www.google.com/mybusiness to make it happen. You can scroll through the information on that particular site to bring you competent on how it works and see an example of a business listing. On that particular same page, you’ll get a link that will walk you through the steps to establishing your business profile.
In the process of setting everything up, pay attention to keeping away from confusion. This cannot be overstated. Keep in mind that people that are looking up your business services will be making phone calls or stopping by to the location that is associated with your name. See to it that the information you provide is correct. And, whenever changes are made to any of those things, be sure that those changes are instantly reflected online.
And since we’re saying the information you provide, be thorough. It would stand to reason that if you give more information than another business who solely lists their name, number and address, people will likely come to you because they feel that they have a more adequate sense of the services you provide. … give your phone number, address, hours, website, pictures, and even a small blurb about what you do (or the catch phrase that your business is known for). Keep in mind that one internet search result may be the only thing people examine before they decide as to whom to call, so make your listing stand out.
See to it that you follow up. They will want to confirm the information that you provided once you’ve set up the profile with Google. You may do this more than one way– over the phone or via a postcard that is sent to you in the mail. Either way, you’ll have to finish this step of the process to complete making your information available in Google’s search engine.
Ask customers to leave reviews on the internet, mentioning your business (and it’s great if they list your contact information along with their evaluation). Again, if that’s all that someone happens to read when they’re looking for a particular business service, and your number is listed right there, the more likely you are to get their phone call.
Provided how business is done nowadays, you’d be silly not to take advantage of getting your information online. Apply these simple pointers to help you establish a profile, gain greater visibility, and grow your customer base.