Google has changed the interface and some specifics about Google Places. Our video below outlines the easiest approach to creating a Google My Business listing after these changes.
Changes effective 2017:
- You cannot add descriptions about your business - Google only wants facts and images, not waffle. Be specific in your details, and make sure you pick the right category.
- You cannot verify by phone. You need an address. And on addresses....
- You must NOT have an address that is a shared office/Virtual service space - Google is sensitive to these and will often decline to send you a postcard to verify. Google wants real businesses in real places.
4 Key Steps