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How to setup Google My Business
How to setup Google My Business

Google My Business connects search, maps, Google +, as well as Insights, Reviews, and Google Analytics into a one convenient application

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Written by Jason Payne
Updated over a week ago


  1. Visit and click “Get on Google”.

  2. Select or create the Google account you want to use and sign in.

  3. Search for your business in the prompted area by name and address.

  4. Once you have found or created your correct business location and type, click on it.

  5. Google will now create your Google + page with your address you inputted. Check “I am authorized to manage this business” and click continue.

  6. Google will need you to verify your business so click on “Mail me my Code”. Your code will be sent to your business location.

Congratulations! You now have Google My Business set up for your business!

Before you have access to your dashboard, Google offers a quick tour of Google My Business. Click “Get Started” to be shown around or you can also skip the tour by clicking “Skip Tour”. 

7. The next step is to add a Profile photo to the account. To do so click “Add profile photo” under the profile % completion bar on your dashboard.

8. Continue the same process to add your business hours, contact information, any additional photos, your website, and finally an intro to your page. Then click “Done Editing”.

You now have customized and set up Google My Business! All of Google’s helpful services will now be at your disposal in one place. Potential customers will also now be able locate you more efficiently and have a higher potential to do business!

If you are a subscriber to Rannko Powerlistings, make sure to sync your Google My Business account! 

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