Google My Business is a free tool that allows businesses to promote their business listing or location on GoogleSearch and Maps. With your Google My Business account, you can update your business information (website, hours of operation), connect with your customers, and post updates to your Business Profile.  

Why should you create a Google My Business Account? 

  • It’s free 
  • It helps customers find your physical location 
  • You get better search visibility on Google 
  • You can encourage and actively respond to reviews 
  • It’s another communication channel for your customers to reach you 

Hootsuite now offers a free app that allows you to manage your Google My Business Page in Hootsuite. The benefits of using Google My Business in Hootsuite are: 

  • You can promote company updates by posting to your Business Profile 
  • Keep an eye on what people are saying about your business and respond to customer reviews for 100 locations 
  • Answer any questions your prospects or customers have about your business 
  • Manage multiple Business Profiles within one central dashboard 

 

How to get started: 

Go to the Hootsuite App Directory for more information on how to download the Google My Business App. You can also access this user guide for step by step instructions. 

Don’t have a Hootsuite account? Follow the link here to learn more and request your complimentary account.