Social Media Marketing (SMM) - How to Setup Google My Business and How to Create a Free Website on Google My Business

Social Media Marketing (SMM) – How to Setup Google My Business and How to Create a Free Website on Google My Business

Manage how your business information appears across Google Search, Google Maps and Google+ using Google My Business … for free!   

Social Media Marketing is the use of social media platforms and websites to promote a product or service. Social Media Marketing is a powerful way for businesses of all sizes to reach prospects and customers.

Social Media Marketing (SMM) - How to Setup Google My Business and How to Create a Free Website on Google My Business

Which are the Largest Social Media Platforms?

Source Alexa.com as @ 2017 June 12

Global Rank
Rank  in USA
Google
1 1
YouTube (a Google company)
2 2
Facebook
3 3
Reddit
7 4
Twitter
11 8
Instagram
18 13
LinkedIn
25 12
Pinterest
63 22

Why must you have your Business on Google My Business?

Google processes on average over 40,000 search queries per second  (Nov 2017), which translates to over 3.5 billion searches per day and 1.2 trillion searches per year worldwide.

Already in 2012 more people were using Google than any other search engine:

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Social Media Marketing (SMM) - How to Setup Google My Business and How to Create a Free Website on Google My Business

And in 2013 Google Maps was the most-used smart-phone app in the world:

Social Media Marketing (SMM) - How to Setup Google My Business and How to Create a Free Website on Google My Business

Make it easy for People to find you with your Free Google Listing

Your listing appears right when people are searching for your business or businesses like yours on Google Search or Maps. Google My Business makes it easy to create and update your listing – so you can stand out, and bring customers in.

Create a Free Website in Minutes

It’s easy to create a website with Google My Business. Your website auto-generates with info from your Google listing, plus you can customise it with text, photos and design themes.

Encourage Customer Actions by Sharing Helpful Information

Make it count every time someone finds you on Search and Maps. It’s easy to keep your business listing fresh with new posts and photos, custom opening-hours and a free website.

Keep Them Coming Back with Regular Updates

Give people an incentive to drop by – share your latest news, specials or offers so they know what’s happening and when.

Engage Online, and Encourage Customer Loyalty

Build strong relationships with the people who matter most. Start a conversation with your customers by responding directly to messages and reviews.

Discover how People Find your Business

Learn how customers are interacting with your business listing. How did people find you? Where are they coming from? With Google My Business, the answers are right here (click on an image to enlarge it):

How customers search for your business

In one particular quarter I had 2418 total searches as follows:

  • Discovery: 1815 (75.1%) – Customers who find your listing searching for a category, product, or service.
  • Direct: 603 (24.9%)  – Customers who find your listing searching for your business name or address.

Where customers view your business on Google
 
The Google services that customers use to find your business:
  • Listing on Search: 2.2K
  • Listing on Map: 366

Time: 9 – 11:30am

What to bring

A lap-top and a mouse (a tablet is useless for this type of training). There is high speed WiFi at the venue (but bring your 3G/ 4G plugin as backup, should you have one).

Hands-on

This is hands-on training. During this workshop you will create and setup a Google My Business account as well as a free website on Google My Business.

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Meet new friends and learn how to display your Business on Google My Business.

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8 thoughts on “Social Media Marketing (SMM) – How to Setup Google My Business and How to Create a Free Website on Google My Business”

  1. Thank you Tony, this was far greater than I expected! Easy ways to start your business cost effectively with outstanding results!

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