26
Dec2016

What’s Up With The New Google Business

How many reviews do you have on Google? What about your business’ Facebook page? You might even have them on industry specific sites, like Houzz or HomeAdvisor. Reviews are an important part of your business, but the stakes just got higher and it’s all thanks to Google My Business.

Wondering what I mean? Search your business’ name on Google. In the right, you should see your Google My Business profile. Notice anything different? If you’re unsure, I can fill you in on the latest change: there is now a section on your profile called “reviews from the web.” What does this section entail? Well, the title gives it awa, there are now reviews from all corners of the web, from social platforms to Google itself.

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work.

Thomas A. Edison

So what does this mean for your business? For starters, it’s time to make sure you are asking for reviews from your customers on a variety of platforms. After all, customer reviews tell the story of your company, and positive reviews can get you more business. Read through our tips to get reviews on various platforms or call us today to learn how to make the most of your Google My Business profile. Let’s talk about Facebook, everyone and their mother has it (and that means everyone and their mother can find your business page).

Take advantage of this vast audience by making sure your Facebook reviews are enabled! In order to do this, you’ll need to make sure your page’s category is “Local Business.”