In the ever expanding digital era it can be hard to keep up with all the platforms to promote your business on. If you’re going to add a new one to your repertoire, consider adding Google My Business. Google My Business is one of the best ways for customers to find information on your business including location, phone numbers, reviews, photos and it even pulls up directly in the Google search engine! Web and mobile friendly, this platform has the capability to expand your business and reach a wider customer base. 

What is Google My Business?

Now that we’ve touched a bit on it… what is Google My Business? Google My Business is an online business profile that pulls up on the Google search engine and it gives you the capabilities to manage and optimize your business profile. This means your business will also appear on google maps and when searched in Google. All that is needed to create this profile is the business name, location, and category. A Google My Business account allows you to manage and enhance your business profile once it’s created. Creating an account and profile is a great first step to gaining more visibility and traction for your business.

Is Google My Business Free? 

One of the best parts of Google my Business is it is 100% free. Creating, managing and enhancing your profile is all included. Google My Business can be carefully tailored in order to reach more customers from Google search and Google maps. Think of it as a free leg up to get your company in front of your target audience and more.

 

How do I create a business profile on Google My Business?

Creating a Google Business profile is quick and easy. At Monaghan Media Group we will create, optimize and manage your business profile for you. This is just one of the services we provide to help your business thrive. 

 

Once your account is created you update all of the essential information including photos, logos, hours, phone numbers, location and more. This service really gives you the opportunity to showcase exactly who you are as a business. After the profile is made your business will appear on Google Maps and Google search. The “map pack” is where a lot of potential clients will find your business.

How do I get more views on Google for my business?

Encourage customers to leave reviews

The best way to get more views is encouraging clients and customers to leave positive reviews. Reviews are often the most impactful thing to a consumer when making a decision. Not only will reviews leave potential customers with a positive impression, but reviews are free and will help your business profile rise in organic searches. 

What should I post on Google My Business?

Everything that’s posted to your business profile lets customers see what you’re offering and the services you’re providing. It’s an excellent way to communicate and engage with your clients and give them the opportunity to respond and review. Being consistent in updating the following will help you connect with your customers and rise in Google search. Update your profile with…

-Product updates

-Special Offers

-Social posts

-Blog posts

-Events 

Grow your small business with Monaghan Media Group

Built from the ground up, Monaghan Media Group knows what it takes to grow a business. We appreciate the dedication and work that goes into building your company and when you put it on our hands we’ll treat it like it’s our own. Google My Business among many other SEO tactics will help your company flourish. Contact us today for a consultation and to see what other services we provide. We can’t wait to work with you!