Adding your business to Google Maps or Google Places has become really important, as it will not only benefit you by getting the necessary exposure online for your business, but also will bring you potential customers for your business. Google Business Listing is not only limited to people owning websites & doing business online but also to local businesses. Any one can add business to Google Places its easy & Google does not charge anything for it, so you can list your business online for free on Google Maps.
So let’s get started on how we you can add your business to Google Maps, With this tutorial you can add your business to Google places which some people also refer as Google Business listing in no time, you just need to follow my 5 step visual guide that will help you list your business on Google in less than 5 minutes.
1.List Your Business
Click on the following URL: http://www.google.com/places & login using your Gmail username & password, after which you will see following screen just click on List your business which appears on right hand side of the screen.
2. Select Country
Just enter your country & phone number details where your business in located
3. Enter Basic Information
Enter your company basic information like Business Name, Address, Phone Number, Email Address, Website & Category.
4. Validate Your Listing
Now you will need to confirm your listing using By Phone, By SMS or By Postcard, Choose any one method & validate your listing, where you will be getting a PIN number either by phone, sms or postcard from Google, which you need to use it in the next step.
5. Enter Your Pin
Now all you need to do is to enter your PIN in the following place to make your business listing on Google live. In case you have lost you pin then you can request another PIN.
Now you are all done your listing will be live on Google maps, you can check your listing by visiting following URL http://maps.google.com & searching your business by entering your business name + place. If you have any queries or facing any problems with the Google listing mention in comments, I would help you to solve it.