When customers search for businesses online, they want to make sure that business is active and credible. The last thing you want them to see is an incomplete listing. New changes for your business can be exciting, but you want to make sure your customers are in the loop so they know your business is up and running and worth a visit.
It’s easy to edit a business listing on Google when you follow these 3 easy steps:
- Login to Google My Business and choose your business page.
Click info on the left hand menu and enter the new information you’d like to make in the corresponding boxes.
2. Update Your Business Information
You want to make sure that your business information is up to date. Google My Business allows you to make changes to the following important information:
Business hours: Small business owners must be very clear about their hours of operation.
Physical address: Even if you do most of your work remotely, your business still needs a physical address. This helps build credibility and trust with your customers. If your business doesn’t have a physical address you can rent a post office box so you do not need to use your home address.
Phone number: It’s crucial that your customers know how to reach you by phone. While more business is being conducted online, it’s still necessary to have a company phone number. There are many benefits to having a company phone number such as brand consistency and the ability to work from anywhere. Most importantly, it will help you maintain a balance between your professional and personal life.
For convenience and maintaining a more professional approach, consider setting up Google Voice in your G Suite. Google Voice provides voice and text messaging services for Google Account customers. Google Voice helps you receive calls from anywhere. There are pros and cons to Google Voice for business, so be sure to decide what’s best for your business before moving forward.
Website: This is arguably the most important feature on your business listing. Make sure to copy and paste your URL into the appropriate box. If you’d like to make changes to your website consider hiring a web designer.
3. Go the extra mile: Add Users and Managers to Edit a Business Listing on Google
When you’re a successful business owner, you won’t always have time to edit your business listing on Google. Fortunately, Google offers ways for you to stay on top of your information without taking unnecessary time out of your day.
To help keep your business up to date, consider assigning people in your company to be the owners and managers of your listing.
Owners: In Google My Business accounts, there are owners and managers who share very similar responsibilities. There is also a primary owner who is like the head administrator of the account. They have the power to assign owners and managers who can:
- Edit business information
- Create, manage, and edit posts
- Respond to reviews
And much more!
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