Google, the Baap of internet-related services and products launched Google My Business in June 2014 for business owners.
The network supports business owners to have control of what shows in the search, for example, business address, open hours, phone number and more when a Google user searches for a given business name.
Google My Business or simply GMB allows business owners to verify their personal business data by creating a new profile or an auto-generated profile. Since its launch, businesses across the globe exploiting the technology for their business purposes.
Are you new to Business? Or Are you the one specific business still not in the My Business network? Wake up! When everyone is clinging on to it why you are not.
Google has included 5 new features to give your business step ahead exposure by making it easy as pie in 2019.
Ok Google, show the readers 5 Features by GMB.
1. Business Descriptions
Every platform needs a business description about what your business is all about. Google My Business needs the description feature to support owners in describing their product/ business.
GMB business description is of nearly 250 words with 750 characters long. Businesses can make use of the feature by describing about the company attractively.
Messaging feature let you receive SMS to answer any questions. This is possible with the help of Google’s Allo application.
Google Allo? It serves as a smart messaging app to express oneself better with stickers, smart reply, and emojis and texts.
3. Google Posts
Google posts are nothing but an event blog.
Event blog is a content-based feature that helps you to write or publish about the products, events, and services. It is one of the useful features for businesses who are into event organizations.
Since it is linked directly with the maps, GMB assists you in showing your business searches in your locality. Google Posts terminates after a week of publishing on Google My Business.
4. Question and Answers
Google’s new Q & A feature manages a battery of questions by users about the company, services or products. One can answer the question from the Question and Answers category in your GMB account.
Google also gives you access to remove complaints or worthless questions from the category.
5. Appointment Booking
Lastly, the Appointment Booking feature is halo to the businesses holding services like a local restaurant, a salon, healthcare, and more customer related services.
This tool helps you to get appointments. But how it is possible?
- Tap on the GMB app and click on the Bookings tab. (Note: If there is no tab available then the bookings section is not enabled in your business category.)
- Click on the ‘menu’ avail on the top-right and tap on Choose a booking provider.
- Finally, sign up with the provider.
Google will enable your scheduling account automatically linked to your GMB account within in a week. And you can start seeing bookings through the google.
Google chases our surprises pretty well. The tech titan always has surprises ready for us before users settling with the new features. ‘My Business’ one of the products by Google give leads to many businesses locally and globally.
Business folks not aware of the 5 features, Read and Restart your business with the Google My Business new features.