The average Google listing that has been well-maintained with Google Business Profile gets 5X more views than listings which haven’t been claimed by their owners.
Users don’t simply look things up on the internet, they Google it. And it all starts with having your local business found on Google Business Profile. Through our unique relationship with Google, a Marketing Strategist can quickly verify and claim your Google Business Profile. If applicable, they’ll also connect your Google Business Profile Insights to the platform, so regular reporting can be delivered via email directly to you.
Through this service, you’ll receive:
Note: There are a handful of restricted businesses that cannot be claimed with this service. This includes service area businesses, businesses with their Google Business Profile listing already claimed, and a list of 12 various types of businesses. Contact us for more information.
We need to verify your Gmail account in order to add your email as an owner to your listing.
Yes, they can be claimed. Sometimes it will have to be claimed through manual verification depending on the options Google gives us. Postcards, phonecalls, texts, or emails are the most common forms of verification.
We can work with Google Support to have the listing unlocked. Important Note: This process can take 2 weeks or more to complete, and we cannot guarantee that Google will unlock and transfer the listing.
To qualify for a Business Profile on Google, a business must make in-person contact with customers during its stated hours. This list outlines some of the common verticals that are acceptable:
The following businesses are not eligible for a Business Profile:
Assuming you meet all of the criteria to be claimed, the process can take approximately 7 business days.
You should be prepared to confirm the name, address, phone number, hours of operation, and website of your business. In addition, you will need to be present at the business and able to take incoming calls at the primary business number.
No, it is best to wait until your business has a permanent address and phone number.
Businesses that are listed with identical addresses and phone numbers may be seen as duplicates of each other. If you can provide Google with two separate business licenses, they may allow two separate listings.
If an edit is made on your Google Business Profile, it can take up to 3 business days for the Google team to review and publish the changes.
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