SEO: How to Optimize Your Google My Business Listing – Part Two

Local SEO: How to Optimize Your Google My Business Listing Part-Two

Whether your business is big or small, you need a Google My Business listing, and it will help a lot if it’s optimized for better search results. 

Similar to how you need to do search engine optimization for your website, you should also do it for your business listing on Google. In fact, you’ll be surprised to find out that most people look for a Google My Business page before visiting your website. So, it’s safe to say that using Google My Business is not only a helpful tool, but an essential one at that. 

So, if you’re looking for some simple yet effective ways to optimize your listing, you’re in the right place. We also encourage you to check out part one of this article before or after reading this one for some other fantastic tips!

Without further ado, let’s get started. 

#4 Add Photos and Videos 

While it is true that anyone can upload photos to your Google My Business listing, you must do so yourself as well. Why? Well, because it will allow you to add your own high-quality photos to best display your storefront, products and services, and anything else you want to highlight. Additionally, adding images frequently will indicate to Google that your listing is active, which will help your listing rank higher when someone searches for your business or one similar to it.

#6 Ask for Reviews

Accumulating reviews on your page is another necessary way to boost your ranking. Of course, the more highly-rated reviews you have, the wider the audience you’ll reach. So, it’s wise to offer some sort of incentive to get more of your customers to review you. Some shops may offer an on-the-spot discount if you leave them a review, while others might enter you into a giveaway raffle. There are plenty of ways to generate more reviews on your page! Just make sure to test them out to see what works for you to discover a method that works for your business. 

#7  Respond to Reviews

The last and one of the most critical tips for this article is to respond to reviews. Even a simple thank you to a good review or appropriate response to a bad review can make all the difference. Again, by commenting, Google will keep your listing marked as active, and therefore, it will give you higher chances of pulling up when someone is searching for a business like yours. Whether you respond to reviews promptly or take an hour out of every few days to respond to them, adding a response is always better than leaving the reviewer hanging!

A bonus to responding is that it shows your potential customers and clients that you’re attentive to their thoughts and needs. It shows that you’re willing to take feedback from customers and put it to good use! Which is an appealing value for a business follow, if we do say so ourselves. 

Choose REVITY Marketing Agency for Your Google My Business Listing 

Are you ready to take your Google My Business listing to the next level? We’ve got you covered! You can trust REVITY marketing agency to optimize your listing and help your company achieve success. If you’re looking for the experts, you’ve found them. Wherever you are in the world, we’re ready to help, so contact us today to learn more about our team and get a free proposal! 

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