How To Get Your Business On Google Maps: Optimize Your Google My Business Page in 2016 | John Shea | Skillshare

How To Get Your Business On Google Maps: Optimize Your Google My Business Page in 2016

John Shea, Entrepreneur, Gamer, Metal Music Fanatic

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17 Lessons (60m)
    • 1. What To Expect In This Course

    • 2. Why Having Google My Business is Critical For Every Local Business

    • 3. Intro To Google My Business

    • 4. An Example Google My Business Page Setup

    • 5. Setting Your Service Distance & Address

    • 6. Selecting The Best Business Category

    • 7. Creating a Good Introduction For Your Page

    • 8. Tagging Photos Inside Of Google My Business or Using Picasa

    • 9. Bulk Tagging Photos With a Location

    • 10. Viewing Insights About Your Business

    • 11. A Completed Google My Business Profile - Getting to 100%

    • 12. Why Reviews Are So Important

    • 13. Responding To Reviews

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    • 15. The Review Handout Generator

    • 16. Where To Go From Here - Learning About Local SEO

    • 17. Free Bonus Content


About This Class

Do you own a local business?

In this free course I am going to walk you through step by step everything you need to know about setting up and optimizing your Google My Business profile.

Why is this important?

Your potential customers are currently looking for you on Google! Imagine I had a plumbing emergency in my home.

I'm going to start by searching Google and I'm most likely going to be searching for businesses that are as close to me as possible. 

Google will display to me 3 local business in what we like to call "The 3 Pack". This is where your potential new customers are looking for your business!

See an example here:


Here's what you get in this course:

  • I walk you through setting up your Google+ page
  • How to write a great profile introduction
  • The importance of picking categories
  • Optimizing your business photos and why it's important to add location data to them
  • You will learn the importance of getting more reviews and how to get more of them for your Google business profile. 

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John Shea

Entrepreneur, Gamer, Metal Music Fanatic

I am an entrepreneur, gamer, podcaster, metal music fanatic and blogger. I'm always trying to stay up to date with the latest trends and changes in the constant growing world of SEO & Digital Marketing.

I blog at sharing what's working for me today in the world of online marketing. 

I originally started learning about online marketing as a way to generate additional income, I enjoy connecting with others and helping people achieve their goals.

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