Google My Business is the best marketing opportunity for small business. In this post, I’m going to break down 13 Google My Business tips to optimize your listing that will help get your business to the top of Google.

As a marketing consultant and trainer, these are some of the same exact tips I give to my clients.

Let’s get started:

Encourage reviews from customers

Whitespark Google Review Link

Order Small Thanks Package from Google

Order your free business package

Reply To All Reviews

Blue Carona’s Tips For Responding to Negative Reviews: https://www.bluecorona.com/blog/fixin…

Order A Quality Virtual Tour

Hire A Google Trusted Pro: https://www.google.com/streetview/hire/

Make Product Based Google Posts

When you make Product Google Posts, they will appear in GMB under the “Products” tab in mobile.

Optimize Google My Business Description

Utilize all characters. Include keywords (words and phrases your customers are searching for) that you would want to show for in Google.

Fill Out Your Attributes D

Display information about your business in GMB Listing. Google is changing all the time so it’s good to check in every few months.

Review Google My Business Insights

(Analytics) to compare the number of photos with competitors Keep adding photos and encouraging customers to add photos until you’re 10x’ing your competitors!

Download Google My Business App

Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/de… Apple: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/googl…

Upload Videos

Both professional and authentic videos!

Add Secondary Categories

Determine if your business could use Secondary Categories to tell Google additional information about your business.

Study Your Insight Queries

Little more advanced. See what type of searches your business is showing for. Type those into Google, see where you rank in the local 3 pack. Make posts about these keywords.

Turn On Messaging (AKA Chat) This will fill out your Listing more on Google. And allow customers to message you throughs yours (or other employees) cell phone.

That wraps up the 13 Google My Business Optimization Tips. What tip are you working on or struggling with? Let me know in the comments below.