Google My Business

• Registration  Verification  Optimization

Optimizing your business presence on Google My Business can help potential clients discover your business and contact you.

Discover how people find your business

A Google My Business listing can be ‘social’ or ‘local’ and also ‘social & local’. There are many different kinds of pages that business owners can have. However, it needs to be verified with ‘local’ to be used with the Google Maps and Business products. Meaning, it must be connected to ‘Maps’.

Optimizing your business Local Listing is a must-do digital marketing strategy

OpticTour is a Google Trusted Agency (GTA) and a Google Maps Trusted Verifier (GTV) which it can independently and instantly register, verify and optimize a business on Google Search, Maps and Local. While we’re doing that we’ll optimize your business Info Card and update any necessary information. When we conduct this combination of instant Google location verification and update/optimize your Google Info Card. It both enhances the customer’s experience and your brand. It will also helps to increase your business search rankings.

Who does not qualify to have a Google Local listing?

Businesses that are under construction or that have not yet opened to the public are not eligible for a listing on Google Places.
Rental or for-sale properties, such as vacation homes or vacant apartments, are not eligible to be listed on Google Maps and should not be verified. Instead, verify the listing for your sales or leasing office or offices. If you have a property with an on-site office, you may verify that office location
You can’t create Places listings for stores which you do not own, but which stock your products.
You also can’t create a Places listing for an ongoing service, class, or meeting at a location that you don’t own or have the authority to represent. Please coordinate with your host to have your information displayed on their Place Page within their Description field.

Where to listings come from?

  • Directly from business owners through Google Places
  • Third party feeds like Yellow Pages, InfoUSA, etc.
  • Manually verifying business data by the Ground Truth Local (GTL) team
  • Scraping data from websites

What is a verified Google+ local listing look like?

  • Has 4 or 5 tabs (“About”, “Posts”, “Photos”, “Videos”, and “Reviews”)
  • Google users can write reviews
  • Searchable on Maps, compatible with Google Business Photos
  • Can only be verified through a postcard PIN or by OpticTour Team
  • Has a verified check mark next to the business name

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