Step by Step Guide on Claiming your Bay Area Business on Google My Business
Step 1: Visit Google My Business to sign-in or create a unique Google account for your business.
Google My Business will serve as the hub to allow you management access. Sign-in to access these features, creating an account if your business does not yet possess one.
Step 2: Search for your business via name and/or address in the search box.
Search results will be listed, as well as appear on the map. From these choices, choose the business you are trying to claim.
Step 3: Should Your Business not appear listed, click “Add Your Business”.
Once you do this, Google will prompt you to choose your business type from the following three options: storefront, service area, or brand. (Note: skip this step if your Business is indeed listed)
Step 4: Verification Delivery
Google requires verification that you are making an appropriate ownership claim. To do this, Google will mail you a verification code (between 1-2 weeks).
Step 5: Enter Verification Code
The last step is to simply enter the code you received into your account. Once you do so, you will be able to start managing your local business information on Google. Congrats!
As you can see, the process of claiming your business on Google is quite a simple process that can be easily followed, even if your business lacks any other digital presence.
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