Why Sign Into Google My Business ?

The world is changing at a fast and steady rate, and the business sector is one of the best places to experience the dynamics. Days when we depended on phone books to locate or make our businesses visible to potential clients are long gone. Instead, Google has introduced us to a whole new world of online directories where your business can now be visible to billions of people worldwide. To level the playing field, it has gone ahead and established the remarkable Google My Business platform popularly known as GMB where local businesses can also benefit from what Google has to offer.
Read below to find out why you should sign into Google My Business today.

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By setting up Google My Business for your business today you will be gaining more customers tomorrow…

What is Google My Business?

Google My Business is a platform where local businesses and organisations get to manage their online presence. This free to use tool, opens new doors for businesses to get noticed by a number of clients who otherwise would not know you even existed. Despite being one of the most accessible platforms to use, GMB requires some optimising for you to become more visible. Creating a business profile might be easy but enhancing that profile so that it can beat your competitors in the area requires another set of hands that are more experienced in the arena. This way, you will be able to take control of your business and dictate how it appears on all google platform including the search engine research pages commonly known as (SERPs).

How do you make yourself more visible on GMB?

Research indicates that a whopping 46% of the searches made in google are locally aimed.
This means that people are looking for a local solution that can solve their situation.
Given that billions of people query google every day, 46% is quite a huge number. This means that making your business visible will have a very huge positive impact. The fact is that with the right help, you can become more than just visible in the GMB platform, but instead you can make your way to the top 3 map pack.
This means that whenever someone searches for something related to what you offer, your business will be among the first to pop up.

Be seen on GMB

Making yourself more visible is easy with these simple steps.
First, you will have to create your GMB profile which should be accurate. This is so that your leads are not misdirected whatsoever. You should also ensure that you add the main keyword to the title for SEO purposes and finally, you should add quality pictures and any other relevant information that will attract your clients.
With this done, your business will be available on GMB.

Main benefits of GMB

Google My Business comes with a number of benefits that are hard to ignore and hard to manage otherwise. 
So many local businesses have transformed into notable brands just by making an appearance on GMB platform and better yet on the top 3 map pack. 
Below is a list of some of the benefits you stand to gain once you sign into Google My Business and build your profile..

You get to show up on map searches

No one likes getting out of the house just to go and search for something they are not even sure if it exists in the area.
This is why before they take such a step, they will have to search for the business in the google maps to make the necessary confirmation.
This is where GMB comes in handy. If you have a Google My Business profile with all the accurate and relevant information, then your business will pop-up on their smartphone screen. They will be able to see the location of the business and whether it is open or not. This way you will have one new customer whom you would have otherwise missed if you lacked the profile. This means that being visible on the google maps will be much more beneficial to your business. You even get your own FREE website attached to your GMB listing.

Online reviews start to trickle in.

People have noticed that businessmen can do anything for their businesses just to make a sell. This includes lying to customers about their products or services. You may find the product is showered with praises only to find out that it is nowhere close to whatever they are saying.
With this in mind, people have turned to reviews as the only way to tell if the products and services are as good as advertised. Not only will the reviews affirm that your products are exactly what you say they are but it will also make strangers trust your brand.
GMB comes with a review slot that allows your customers to rate the business and leave a comment without filters. If your business is offering the best dish in town, everyone will find it on the review. You will be surprised by how impactful good reviews can be when it comes to making your business become one of the biggest spots in your locale. This is usually where your customers get to talk about your business in detail.

You get a chance to feature in the elite 3-pack.

Most business owners don’t know what it means by being part of the 3-pack.
Well, just like any other normal world, GMB has favourites. This means people who pop up first whenever a search is initiated. Before you start wondering why being among the top three sites to pop up after a search matters so much, you need to know one crucial thing. 90% of people go for the top site on the list by reflex. This means that once you show up on the top results, people will not think twice to check out your business. The more your site is clicked, the more you stand a chance to land a customer. Being on the top 3-pack also shows them that you are actually on google maps and that they can simply go ahead and locate you. This, however, requires some bit of hard work and dedication because it is not easy to get yourself on that list without professional help.

Clients get to trust you.

Any business is built on the pillar of trust. Regardless of how genuine your brand is, you will need to prove to your new customers that you can be trusted and there is no better way to do it than with a GMB profile. Research indicates people tend to trust a business that pops up on the google maps because of the rigorous process involved to appear there. They also get to see your location, a very vital aspect of any genuine business. This will enable you to establish trust which is one of the main ingredients of strengthening your online relations. Once you are trusted, you will be able to get new customers and retain old ones because that is what trust does. You will multiply your clients only because you took the initiative of making your business visible to your locale thanks to GMB.
Sign into Google My Business today and gain local trust.

You boost traffic.

Any business is built on the pillar of trust. Regardless of how genuine your brand is, you will need to prove to your new customers that you can be trusted and there is no better way to do it than with a GMB profile. Research indicates people tend to trust a business that pops up on the google maps because of the rigorous process involved to appear there. They also get to see your location, a very vital aspect of any genuine business. This will enable you to establish trust which is one of the main ingredients of strengthening your online relations. Once you are trusted, you will be able to get new customers and retain old ones because that is what trust does. You will multiply your clients only because you took the initiative of making your business visible to your locale thanks to GMB.

Get all this right and your phone will be ringing off the hook!

The main reason that makes most business owners set up a GMB profile is so that their phones can ring non-stop.
All the above benefits of Google My Business leads exactly here. In no time your phone will start ringing off the hook since there will be a number of customers requesting for your services or in need of your products.
This is simply because people have seen your brand, trusted it, validated its credibility by checking the numerous reviews left by customers and now they are ready to do business with you. To maintain your reputation now relies on how best you will handle the clients pouring in making you a notable enterprise in your locale. It is also vital to ensure that you keep updating your GMB throughout if at all you want to continue making headlines.

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dave@combewoodcomputers.co.uk

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Let’s Build Your Dream Google My Business Platform Together

GMB is one of the best google platforms for catapulting your business and making it recognisable in your location. This means that by simply creating a GMB profile, you will be giving your business a chance to shine in the arena. Ensure that you get professional help if at all you want to end up in the most sort after the 3-pack list. This will make you more visible than most of your competitors.
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