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How to Represent Your Business on Google

Are you managing a small or medium business and thinking about the ways clients can find you? You should add your business on Google – one of the best solutions you can find. Sure, you are searching for all necessary information in Google. It’s not a big secret: your clients searching it there also. So, let’s help them to find your business!

How to Register Your Local Business on Google

Here are four steps for the best way to represent your business on Google (professional advice included).

Step 1: Create your personal email account on Google.

You can do it at https://accounts.google.com if you don’t have a Gmail account yet. If you already have an account, find the Google Apps icon next to Google Account icon and Notifications at the top right corner of the page. Click on it and choose ‘My Business’ Section. Or use this link for this: https://business.google.com Follow the instructions and you will easily create your first Business account on Google.

Important: Google will send you Code for your Business verification. It can take 2-3 weeks before you receive it by mail at your Business address. When you receive this letter, open your Google ‘My Business’ Account and verify your Business on the verification form. Congratulations: from now your Business will be visible on Google!

Step 2. Tell more about your Business.

First of all, don’t forget to add all the necessary information about your Business. You can easily do it in your ‘My Business’ Account. Choose the section you want to submit from the left side of the website, and voila, now your Business on Google has its face (i.e., a photo) and all the necessary information that your clients will look for (like phone, hours of work, etc). Be careful with this, however: now they can add their reviews about your Business!

Step 3. Create your brand page on Google

Are you wondering why it’s important to create a brand? If so, please read this article before: ‘Why is it important to brand your own business’ . Ensure that your brand is consistent across all platforms. If you already use Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Twitter etc., why don’t you use an account on Google+ ? To create you first Brand account, follow the instructions here: https://plus.google.com/brand. There you can add interesting information about your Business, Products or Events, and share it directly with your Clients!

Step 4. Promote your Business

Google ‘My Business’ allows you to promote your events or any other information directly on Google. Just imagine – people will find you in one click and to what interesting services you have for them! Use this tools right: choose ‘Posts’ Section in your ‘My Business’ Google account and see what happen! Yes, you can easily promote your Business FOR FREE using Google tools.

I hope this advice will help you. If you are thinking about your own Website Development or if you need professional SEO to be in top-10 websites on Google Search, contact us today!

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