April 12, 2022

How to Use Google My Business?

Today You will learn How to Use Google My Business!

Google My Business (GMB) is the BEST FREE ONLINE MARKETING TOOL for small local business owners! Let me explain why in this Free Video Webinar where you will learn everything about How to Use Google My Business to get more customers and revenue!

My name is Mac Frederick and I used to work for Google. Over the past 7 years, I have been running my own small business digital marketing agency helping other business owners with SEO and other important digital marketing services that I learned while working for Google.

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Introduction to Google My Business

What is Google My Business?

For starters, you want to know what Google My Business is before you decide to invest your time into trying it. As the name implies, Google My Business allows you to create a listing for your business on Google. This has recently been renamed and rebranded to Google Business Profile.


When a consumer researches your business on Google — or even searches for terms related to your business — you want to ensure they have all the information they need to visit, make a purchase, or contact your company. They will see these results shown on Google Search and Google Maps.




Learn the various ways to verify your new Google My Business (GMB) Listing.

At Momentum Digital we help small businesses create a Free GMB listing, get it verified on Google, build out their listing for SEO, and rank higher on Google. This is essential for small and local businesses to get customers online for people searching locally.

Here are the steps to follow to create a new account.

1. Log onto business.google.com

2. Sign in and choose to create a location

3. Type in your business name and information

4. Choose if you are a physical/retail location or service area business

5. Either way you will most likely need to verify your business via postage

6. Google will send postcard in the mail to verify your new listing

Once completed, make sure to fully build out and optimize this listing for the best results and quality of your account.

How to Verify Google My Business Account with a Postcard

Managing & Optimizing Your GMB Listing

Claiming and verifying your listing is just the beginning. This does not mean you will immediately start getting leads and customers. Once you input your verification code your listing will be in a review phase for a few days. During that time you can review and update your information in the profile, such as the following:

  • Information and details
  • Photos and Posts
  • Services and Products

Now, once your listing is live and approved, you should focus on the following aspects of managing and optimizing the listing.

    • Fully completing the INFO tab by filling out the following
    • Categories of business
    • Hours of Operation
    • Phone number and website
    • Amenities and Features
    • Opening Date, Special hours
    • Adding Business Description (up to 750 characters)
    • Appointment Links and More
    • FILL out the profile completely
  • Products and/or Services Tab
    • Fully completing the Products and/or Services tab with the following
    • Uploading photos, pricing, and details about each service
    • You can put the exact price or price range
    • Use high-quality images that fit the specs
    • Uploading photos, pricing, and details about each product
    • You can put the exact price or price range
    • Use high-quality images that fit the specs
  • Photos & Videos

Next, we will talk about other very important aspects How to Use Google My Business with regards to GMB posts, Reviews, Insights, Messaging and more!

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  • Thanks for learning How to verify google my business profile!

Thanks for learning more about How to Use Google My Business!

You should look into using Google My Business and Local SEO Tactics if you’re a small business. This will be the quickest and easiest marketing method to get more local customers searching for your products or services!

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