Google My Business Setup and Optimization.
Improve Local Search Rankings and Increase Online Visibility with GMB.
Why GMB is important.
GMB real estate is at an all-time-premium.
Citations alone no longer rank your listings…you need to stop shooting in the dark.
Our proven GMB Setup Optimization Services are designed to increase your online visibility, build your brand prominence and increase your listing local relevance.
We will make sure that your business is setup and optimized the RIGHT way so you will get the online visibility you need.
We help you grow your business and get more sales by increasing organic (free) traffic to your website.
We know what works and what doesn’t and we use a transparent, evolving process that we adapt to your needs, changes in your industry, and changes to search algorithms.
- Delete/remove duplicate GMB listings
- Audit & enter business name
- Audit & enter address
- Audit & enter phone #
- Audit & enter hours
- Audit & enter website URL
- Enter opening date
- Setup local keyword tracking report
- Perform competitor research
- Select proper GMB categories
- Add service areas
- Add appointment or contact URL
- Add services and descriptions
- Add business description
- Add optimized photos
- Record & take screenshots of traffic insights
- Review Responses (Instructions)
- Write optimized GMB website content
- Create GMB website
- 16 GMB posts
- 4x service posts
- 4x blog/info posts
- 4x review posts
- 4x city/location posts
These posts will be scheduled over a 4 week duration.
Phase One Explained
Delete/Remove Duplicate GMB Listings
Having multiple listings for your business address WILL hurt your rankings. It’s actually against Google’s Terms of Service. We make sure to check for duplicates and work with you & Google to remove these.
Audit Business Info
Your brand name & info needs to be consistent across the web. Your website and other website like social media and directory listing platforms, need to display the correct business name and other business info.. We start here with entering the correct business info on your GMB listing. You may be doing to this wrong
Create & Verify GMB Listing
If your business does not already have a GMB listing. We will create & claim one for you. This would require a postcard to be sent to your business address. Once claimed, we will transfer ownership over to you.
Setup Local Keyword Tracking
Setting up and optimizing your GMB is where every SEO campaign should begin. There are many factors to rankings, such as how competitive a niche is. We don’t guarantee rankings with this service, but we do guarantee best practices. However, it is nice to keep an eye on rankings to see if there are any changes.
Phase Two Explained
Perform Competitor Research
Our competitor research will help us determine how and why other businesses in your industry are ranking for your desired keywords and search queries. We will use this data to implement our Phase 2 strategy.
Select Proper GMB Categories
This is one of the most important tasks that we perform on your GMB listing. We select the proper categories based on your niche, services and competitor research. Proper category selection can increase your search visibility by over 75%.
Include Service Areas
By adding specific zip codes, towns, cities, and counties we can let Google know exactly where you service your clients. Both GMB’s with hidden addresses and visible addresses can include this info to Google.
Add Services & Descriptions
Google provides a section on your GMB listing that displays all of your services. These services and descriptions are visible to visitors and helps build trust and authority with your listing. Which can result in higher rankings and traffic.
Add Business Description
When people search for your brand online you want to be able to explain to them exactly who you are and what your business provides. This is another crucial step in optimizing your GMB listing. We will write a unique & optimized business description for your business and publish it to your GMB listing. This GMB description is limited to 750 characters, so we have to make sure we use it wisely.
Phase Three Explained
Add Optimized Photos
No GMB listing is complete without photos. We gather and optimize your photo files with business data such as: name, address, phone #, website URL, GPS data and contact info.
Record & Take Screenshots Of Traffic Insights
Recording GMB activity early on will allow us to keep track of your growth. We go through all data insights that Google provides us within your GMB and record this data within a your shared spreadsheet & screenshots.
Review Responses (Up to 10)
Google has let it be known that responding to reviews boosts your local SEO. Not only do customers like to feel appreciated for their reviews, but it is also a huge trust signal to Google. Using all features that GMB provides is crucial and responding to reviews does much more than just increase rankings. We will provide you responses for up to 10 reviews.
Write & Optimize GMB Website Content
We will write 750 – 1000 words of unique content describing your business and services. All content includes a strong sales copy format. We like to walk visitors down a path from introduction to call to action. Our format includes the following sections: introduction, benefits, fear of loss, solutions, testimonials, services, and a call to action.
We also make sure to optimize this content with your main keywords, GMB category mentions. Your content will also link out to other social & directory listing to build trust and relevance with Google.
Create GMB Website
Our GMB listing allows the option to create and optimize a website within the listing. By using this website feature, we are able to feed Google more data about your business. The more data the better. You GMB website will include the following: header, GMB posts, services & descriptions, summary of the company, photos, footer with map and contact info.
Use Google’s free website in conjunction with one of our custom built websites to destroy your competition!