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Google Business Listing Guide

Updated: Dec 16, 2020

Google provides a convenient, complementary tool that allows business owners to manage how their business appears on Google Search and Maps through Google My Business, also known as Google Business Listing.

Google Business Listings allow users to add important information about their company including their business name, location, hours and more. This Google feature also allows individuals to monitor and reply to customer reviews, add photos of their business, learn where and how people are searching for their business, and so much more.

If you’re just beginning to get familiarized with Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Google My Business is a great place to focus your early efforts as it will only benefit your business and the way it is promoted through Google.

You’re fairly close to a purchase every time that you search for a product or service “near you” through Google. 1 in every 2 people who conduct a local search end up visiting a store that same day, and essentially, we all want our business to be the store that gets a visit.

When a user performs a Google search for your business, it is paramount that the information about they view is as accurate, complete, and as optimized as possible.

NB Media Solutions is here to navigate you through the ultimate Google Business Listing guide to create, verify, and optimize your business so that your company’s web listing brings in as much clientele possible.

Create a Google Business Listing

Creating a Google My Business is a fairly

simple process, so let’s walk through it:

Step 1: Create a new Google account if you don’t already have one or log into the Google account that you want associated with your business profile.

Step 2: Go to and select the top right-hand corner button, “Start now”.