A lot of people find Facebook as their GO TO for promoting their business with updates etc, but Google My Business Post options could change that!!
⚠️ Remember that people looking on Google search are much more READY TO BUY, unlike on Facebook where you have to SELL TO THEM ⚠️
Being able to post offers, event and promotions directly into search could be a HUGE game changer for many local businesses, as it will increase their visibility in local search.
When accessing your Google My Business accounts you may see a page like this if you manage multiple accounts, if so simply click on the Blue Shop Front to navigate to that business listing.
Once you have done this you will be presented with the following screen, where you can access the Google My Business Posts under the ‘Posts’ section on the left hand side menu.
When writing a Google My Business Post, you are given several options:
Upload an image
Write text (up to 300 words)
or add an event title (with start and end dates and times).
Users can also add call-to-action buttons including
Google says this give businesses the ability to:
Posts will show up in both Google search and maps results.
Here are examples of how Google Posts come up in search:
If you would like help getting setup properly on Google My Business and using this new feature Google My Business Posts then why not book in a discovery call today?
Don’t forget there is so much more you can do with Google My Business, including your opening hours, location, contact information, website, images & videos as well and 360 Photos…. Just ask us to find out more!