How to Use Google My Business | Big Domino Marketing Blog

If you haven’t listed on Google My Business yet, here’s how to do it.

Did you know that 56% of local retailers haven’t claimed their “Google My Business” listing?

What is Google My Business?

Formerly known as “Google Local”, this is an unmissable FREE tool to put your company on the map.

Why do you need it?

At this point, you might be shaking your head and asking why you need another platform to market your business.

How to Use Google My Business

In true Google style, they’ve made it quick and easy to set up your listing.

Step 1: Get Started

Visit https://www.google.com/business/

Step 2: Enter Basic Information

You’ll proceed through several screens that ask you simple information pertaining to your business

Step 3: Complete your registration: Verify your Business

Once you’ve finished your set up, you’ll have access to your new dashboard, but your set up is not 100% complete at this point.

Warning for South African Users

It is entirely possible that your postcard will not arrive in the mail for many months, if ever.

  • Click “Verify now through a live video chat with our operators”
  • Usually, you’ll receive an email with further instructions whereby you book a video call with an operator

The Takeaway

If this is the first time you’re hearing of Google My Business then take action immediately to get your business registered!

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