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Google My Business

Optimising your Google My Business Listing

What is a Google My Business Listing?

Google My Business is a free and easy-to-use tool for businesses and organisations to manage their online presence across Google, including Search and Maps.  When using Google Search to locate your business directly on a desktop or laptop search, your Google My Business Listing is the box that should (!!) appear on the right hand side of the page.  On mobile devices it appears below.

Your Google My Business listing is the most important directory your business has online. It assists potential customers to identify and locate your business from a desktop, laptop or mobile device.

Did you know?

Mobile search now far outweighs desktop and laptop searching.  Coupled with that, mobile screens are much smaller making the environment much more competitive.  It is now even more important your business features in the top 3 listings or your business WILL get lost in mobile search. 

On a mobile device particularly, when a user searches on Google, Google Search takes into account their current location.  It then delivers results pulled from Local Business listings including your Google My Business listing.  If your information is not up-to-date, accurate or verified or if you don't have a Google My Business listing, you risk not being found by potential customers.

Potential customers searching for your business or services are more likely to find you if your Google My Business listing is complete and compliant.  Through this listing they are able to access your business's details at a glance, your website, request directions and call you for information.  My Business Plus can help you get your Google My Business listing compliant to help you become more visible in Google Search.

What's changed?

The way people engage with your brand is constantly changing.  In the past, companies have spent big $$ on SEO which focused on a company's website, its content and back links, fighting with competitors for results on page 1.  Your Google My Business listings is a FREE listing and key to your potential customers finding and connecting with your business.  Businesses with a higher accuracy of information across key directories dominate Google Maps and can help project your business to page 1 on desktops, laptops and to the top of mobile search.

My Business Plus is NOT an SEO company.  We are a Google Trusted Agency, here to show you how to take advantage of your FREE Google My Business listing which you can claim and setup yourself.



There are so many businesses out there telling you they have the answers.  It's time you hear it from people who know.  We show you how Google's free insights and tools make it easy to understand, target and connect with new customers.  We show you how to use Google to connect with more customers at a fraction of the time and cost of any other form of advertising.  We show you how a small investment of time in updating your FREE Google My Business listing holds the key to growing your business online.


Want to rank higher? 

MORE than 80% of Australian Internet Consumers research online and BUY locally, and this trend is growing.  Accuracy of your information helps you become more visible in Google Maps.  Higher Trust and Authority means you'll rank higher in search giving you a better chance of converting searchers into paying customers. My Business Plus can produce for you detailed reports to ascertain your starting point and form the foundation of what is required to get your business the best opportunity to rank higher on Google Maps.

What is a citation?

With many ranking factors to consider, citations play an important part in how Google verifies your information.  A citation is the mention of your Name, Address Phone Number (NAP) across the internet data ecosystem.  My Business Plus can produce for your business a citation report which of identifies where your business information is missing or incorrect. 


Businesses with a higher level of accuracy of information across key directories dominate Google Maps. 

Complete and accurate information = a higher level of trust = higher level of visibility meaning you'll rank higher in search. 

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