Using Google Places for Business
Written on the 13 December 2012 by Snap Marketing
Google Places is a dedicated part of the Google platform that collates a range of information about a particular place, from tourist sites to cities and businesses. Google Places for Business helps businesses claim their Place Page and appear in search results.
Have you ever Googled a business, goods or services and noticed a Google Map appear at the top of the search results page? This map comes from Google Places in response to the search terms entered. By clicking on the pins on the map, users can then be redirected to the Place Page for that particular business or point of interest. The Place Page is full of information, including relevant websites, reviews, photos and ratings provided by the business itself and external sources.
Benefits of Google PlacesThe benefits of listing your business on Google Places are far-reaching, including:
Setting up your listing
If you dont already have a Google or Gmail account for your business, the first thing youll need to do is create one. Dont use a personal account. Next, go to Google Places and sign in to create your listing.
Required steps to set up a business listing include:
Optional steps to get the most out of your listing and rank better include:
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