In Episode 171 of the Wandering But Not Lost Podcast, co-hosts, Jan O’Brien & Matt Emerson explore 4 ways for you to gain exposure and ranking on Google My Business
Boost Your Local Authority with Google
Google My Business (formerly known as Google Local and Google Places) is the platform that powers Google's business listings and that gives your business the opportunity to show up in search engine results.
Does Your Business Show Up On Google Maps already?
Check here: https://www.google.com/business
If not, just start the process and get it done!
1. You need a Google Account
2. Go to this link to start the process:
3. Verification Process – You will have to verify your business location generally by Mail. Google will send you a postcard to the business address within 1-2 weeks. Enter the Pin Code found on that postcard in your business listing to complete the verification process.
Most local businesses verify by mail. However, some businesses, like service area businesses, have other options like verification by email, phone, or Search Console.
Learn more about the verification process: https://support.google.com/business/answer/7107242