The learning, tips and practical application continues at the Local, Search and Social Summit 2015!
After Bernadette got us in the mind-frame of needing to be prepared to interface with the mobile marketplace, Justin Liles, SVP of Local Search at Advice Interactive Group (who has been in the local search industry since before they had a name for it – so he knows what he’s talking about) walked us through claiming and optimizing our Google My Business listing.
Bottom line = Want to rank in search? You cannot ignore your Google My Business Listing.
Why does it matter? Having a Google My Business Listing is important because it will help you rank better locally, which will drive traffic to you.
This is especially important if you have a business that sells products or services to a local/community client base. Below are the steps you can take to help you get through the verfication process.
Preparation – Below are the steps you can take to help you get through the verification process. He also gave a list of all of the materials you will need to properly fill in your listing information.
Items needed to complete your listing:
Advice when completing your listing:
When completing the description area about your business:
Make sure you keep your information up to date and consistent across the Internet for the best results in getting and keeping your Google My Business listing verified!
This session was a great way to get started on listing and verifying your business if you weren’t sure how to do it. Have you verified your business on Google My Business?