Google My Business Tips

July 24, 2017 -
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When's the last time you looked up your business on Google? Is your profile complete? Up to date? Go ahead - give it a try,  then apply the tips below if you haven't already taken action. 

Google My Business is important as it relates to SEO and is one of the best marketing resources a company can have. 

Check out this informative video on the importance of Google My Business below. 

Google My Business accounts appear in Google Search, Google Maps and in Google+ 

Google My Business 

Google My Business is a a free listing that appears when people search for your company online. It is simple to create and update a listing so your clients and potential clients always are informed on how to find you and what, you offer. 

  • If you haven't verified your business with Google, the first step is to set up an account and request a postcard with a verification code to set your business up to appear in Google searches. 
  • Confirm your address is correct. You want to make sure all instances of your business address are consistent. 
  • Confirm your business hours are correct, and update them accordingly. Nothing as frustrating as when you Google a company and drive over to it - only to find out that they are closed. 
  • Pick the best category to list your business under. 
  • Add images. Interior, exterior, services / products and personal are great options to include. 
  • Have a detailed description of your business, and consider using key words.
  • Ask for, and reply to Google Reviews. People feel positive about doing business with companies that have real, reviews.  

Google Posts 

Google My Business recently added a feature that allows you to create a CTA (call to action) for your business that will appear when people are searching your business. 

Google 360 Indoor View 

Google My Business 360 Indoor, is like street view, but showing your business from the inside. Consider creating a video to highlight your company today. 


Mad Hatter Technology is a Google partner. Contact us today for any inquires or needs. 


Sociology studies immersed Nicole in the study of human social relationships and institutions.   An understanding of how human action and consciousness shape our surrounding social and cultural structures has provided unique insights into the digital media space.  There has been a paradigm shift in technology and its impact on society, as the use of digital engagement and technology use has transformed this landscape.  Nicole has taken a keen interest in understanding digital engagement and social media, and in particular, the impact of this digital ecosystem for clients, customers, consumers, partners, and key stakeholders. After graduating from Conestoga College with an Office Administration diploma, Nicole decided to further her postsecondary education in Sociology at York University.  Marketing work experience, followed in client services, supporting promotional initiatives and creative campaigns for Nissan, Infiniti and Expedia. Nicole Reilly is as energetic as she is efficient, and has a passion for people. As a 'shindig specialist' Nicole enjoys good company, conversation and food.  During her downtime she likes to read and write or get creative in the kitchen.
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