Get Your Business Listed in the Search Maps
Help people to discover you faster and better. Get your business listed in the search
maps for others to explore and find you soon. With the Google Search Optimization
you are easily visible.
How to Claim your Business Listing in Google Maps
If you have not thought of claiming your business then,it is the time to do it now.
You can claim your business listings at anytime. Google helps you in creating your
own business listings and the owners of the listings are responsible for their deeds.
The instructions for creating or updating the listings are provided on the website.
Are You Listed?
The first and most important question as to whether you are listed on Google Maps?
If you have not listed your business till now then make a search and get your business
listed here. Google Map Listing helps you in gaining more exposure.
View Your Unverified Listing
If your listing by now exists, but it has not been claimed then it will display
your listing as unverified. In case the listing is not visible then you can easily
submit a new listing. There are times when you might notice some errors like a wrong
address or a phone number. In such cases you do not have to worry at all. You can
easily make any editions after claiming the listings.
View Listing Details and Edits
After you have created a listing for your business it is very important to make
a search and check it once to remove all kinds of errors. Simply search for your
listings and once claimed you can easily make editions or change the name, address
and phone number. You just have to click edit to make any changes you would like
to be seen.
Start the Claiming Procedures
If your listings have not been claimed, it is now the time to start the claiming
procedure. Simply click on Claiming Procedure to stat with the listings.
Log Into the Local Business Center (LBC)
If you have a Google account then you can start up with that account. In case you
do not have an account then you can use the link given below. There are a number
of tools for the business owners to use like pay per click and Web master central.
After creating an account you can just log on to your local business center (LBC)
and switch to Google Maps and follow the previous steps.
Add Your Business Details
You can add your business details like enter the contact information first. After
you have entered the location or the address you can zoom the location on the map.
You can use the “Fix incorrect marker location” in case the location is not correct.
Use the zoom feature to make the location easily visible and switch to satellite
view to mark your location in particular. This will help you in better locating
the marker. You can also add more information like the category in which your business
would operate in, payment methods, hours of the business and also upload videos
and images. You can easily edit these details in your Local Business Center.
Validate your Listing
After following the above steps it is now the time to validate your listings. Google
would like to confirm whether you are a business owner and this is done by sending
a text message, a phone call or may be a post card. You can opt for any of the method
as you prefer.