Google My Business for Small Businesses
Google is the market leader of online search engines with over 86% of all searches performed on the web.
Google My Business is a free online tool from Google that allows small companies to promote their business on Google Maps and on Google Search Results pages. With a Google My Business account, a business can easily connect with their customers, communicate to customers any changes to their business profile and see how customers are interacting with their business on Google.
Benefits of a Google My Business Profile
- Your business shows up on searches when people use Google Maps
- Your company shows up in Google search results in the local “pack” (at the top of the search results page)
- Usually see an increase in traffic and sales
- People learn more about your business
- Your business will rank higher in search results
- Your business will stand out from competitors
- Receive reviews from customers and able to easily respond to them
- Can insert up to 20 services, with a maximum description of 300 characters
- Get set it up so that alerts come to you when customers send messages to your business
- Have the option to create a post describing a “win”, giving an offer or a discount, telling the public what is new with your business, if you are hosting an event or if you want to highlight a product
Suffice it to say, in today’s world, it’s essential to get found on Google.
ATC Web Solutions can help set up your Google My Business listing correctly – we’ll take the hassle out of it for you!
Setting up Your Google My Business Listing we will:
- Support you to verify your business
- Verification allows Google to confirm that you are the rightful owner of the business and therefore you will have permission to manage and promote your Google My Business Profile.
- Write content in each of the fields full of SEO keywords customized and targeted for your business, ensuring the information is correct and verifiable by Google
- Help select, optimize and upload a maximum of 20 images
- Help upload videos (up to 100MB with resolutions of 720p higher) of no more than 30 seconds long which is plenty of time to create a bite-sized teaser that makes a good impression
- Confirm that your office hours are correct
- Confirm that your location is correct
- Write a company description and all other needed content with custom, targeted SEO keywords
- Check all other small details, making sure that the best qualities of your business are displayed in words and images
- Create your first posting
- Once your business listing is up on Google My Business, ATC Web Solutions will create your first posting, adding an image, with whatever you want: a promotion, an event, an offer, etc.
- We will oversee your listing for the following month to making sure everything is working and you are getting results.
- Train you to maintain your listing
- $350.00/one-time fee
Google My Business One-Page Website
In an effort to help small businesses quickly create a free website, Google My Business has created an easy-to-use web interface called the Google Website Builder for Local Businesses. It is used to build one-page websites for small businesses.
ATC Web Solutions has expertly set up many Google My Business profiles with outstanding results for our clients! Contact us and let us help set up your Google My Business listing and site RIGHT the first time!