How Do I Edit My Business on Google?

If you’re wondering how to edit your business information on Google, you’re in the right place. We’ll walk you through the steps to make changes to your business listing.

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Introduction: Why you should edit your business on Google

Introduction: Why you should edit your business on Google
As a business owner, you should care about your company’s presence on Google for a variety of reasons. When potential customers search for your business on Google, you want to make sure that they are able to find accurate and up-to-date information about your company. Additionally, you want to control the narrative around your business, and editing your business on Google allows you to do that.

Assuming that you have already claimed your business on Google (if you haven’t, do that first!), here are step-by-step instructions on how to edit your business listing:

1. Go to google.com/business.
2. Sign in with the account that’s associated with your business. If you have multiple businesses, make sure you select the correct one from the menu in the upper left corner of the screen.
3. Click “Info” from the menu on the left side of the screen.
4. From here, you can edit various aspects of your listing, including your business name, hours, address, phone number, website URL, and categories. Make sure to click “Apply” after making any changes!
5. You can also add photos of your business by clicking “Photos” from the menu on the left side of the screen. We recommend adding a variety of photos, including a cover photo, interior shots, and exterior shots.
6. Under “Posts” from the menu on the left side of the screen, you can add updates about your business that will show up in customer’s search results when they look for your company online! These could be announcements about special sales or events happening at your store or changes to your hours or operations due to Covid-19.

How to sign in and access your Google business account

If you’re the owner or manager of a business, you can sign in to your Google My Business account to edit your business profile and information. You can also add photos, create special offers, and view insights about how customers are interacting with your business listing.

To sign in to your Google My Business account:
1. Open google.com/business.
2. In the top right, click Sign in.
3. Enter your email address and password, then click Sign in. If you don’t have a Google account for your business yet, click Create account, then follow the instructions to sign up for Gmail.
4. To manage another business that you own or manage, click the business name in the top left corner of the screen, then click Switch accounts.

How to edit your business name, address, and phone number

If you manage a business that appears on Google, you can edit your business name, address, and phone number. You can also add photos and other information about your business. If you’re changing your business name or address, you may be asked to verify your ownership of the business.

Here’s how to edit your business name, address, and phone number:

Sign in to Google My Business.
If you have multiple locations, open the location you’d like to manage.
Click Info from the menu.
Click the section you want to change (like Name, Address, or Phone number), then click Edit.
Make your changes, then click Apply Cancelsave

How to add or change your business hours

If you manage a business on Google, you can add and change your business hours to let customers know when you’re open. You can also adjust your business hours for holidays and other special occasions.

Here’s how to add or change your business hours:

Sign in to Google My Business.
Click Info from the menu.
Click the pencil icon next to “Hours.” If you don’t see this option, click Add hours first.
Add your business hours, then click Apply.
To add special hours for holidays or other occasions:
Click the pencil icon next to “Special hours.”
Click Add special hours, then fill out the information and click Save.

How to add a description of your business

Sign in to Google My Business. If you have multiple locations, open the location you’d like to manage. From the “Info” tab, scroll down to the “Customer reviews” section. In the “Description” field, add a brief explanation of your business.

How to add photos of your business

If you’ve already claimed your business listing, you can add photos of your business using the instructions below.

To add photos to your business listing:

1. Sign in to Google My Business.
2. If you have multiple locations, open the location you’d like to manage.
3. Click Photos from the menu.
4. To upload a photo, click NEW. Then, either drag and drop a photo into the box that appears, or click Choose photos to upload and select up to 10 photos from your computer. Once you’ve selected the photos you’d like to upload, click Open.
5 If prompted, choose how you’d like each photo categorized (for example: exterior, interior, team). Then click Done cropping.
6 To delete a photo that you’ve uploaded, hover your cursor over the photo and click More Delete this photo.

Google My Business offers users the ability to upload a business logo to their listing. This can be a great way to show customers what your business looks like, and help them identify your store or office from others in the area. Here’s how you can add your business logo to your Google My Business listing:

1. Sign in to your Google My Business account.
2. Select the business location you’d like to add a logo for.
3. On the “Info” tab, click on the “Profile Photo” section.
4. Click on the “Upload Photo” button and select the image file you’d like to use for your logo from your computer.
5. Once the image has been uploaded, you can reposition or crop it as needed by clicking and dragging on the image or using the options in the top-left corner of the screen.’

How to add your business website

Adding your business website is a crucial first step in getting your business found online. potential customers can find your hours, contact information, and even driving directions to your business all from a simple Google search.

Here are the steps you’ll need to follow in order to add your business website:
1. Go to google.com/business and click “Start now” in the top right-hand corner.
2. Google will prompt you to sign in or create an account. If you don’t have a Google account, you can create one now by clicking “Create account.”
3. Once you’re signed in, Google will ask you to verify your business. You can do this by phone, mail, or email.
4. After verified, you’ll be taken to the next page where you can fill out your business information such as name, address, phone number, website URL, and category. Be sure to fill out as much information as possible so potential customers can easily find and learn about your business online!
5. Once you’re finished filling out your information, click “Finish.” And that’s it! Your business should now appear on Google Search and Maps

How to verify your business on Google

If you want to appear in local search results on Google, you need to verify your business. You can do this by either claiming your business listing or creating a new one.

To verify your business, Google will send you a postcard with a verification code to the address you registered for your business. Once you receive the postcard, sign in to Google My Business and enter the verification code. If you have multiple locations, you will need to repeat this process for each one.

If you’re having trouble verifying your business, check out Google’s verification troubleshooter for common issues and solutions.

FAQs: Frequently asked questions about editing your business on Google

Before you can edit your business on Google, you’ll need to Claim your business listing If you’re not sure whether you’ve already claimed your listing, check to see if there’s a message that says “Own this business?” on your business listing page. If you see this message, click it and follow the instructions to claim your business.

If you haven’t claimed your business listing yet, or if you want to claim a new listing, visit Google My Business and click “Get started.” You can also search for and select your business type from the list of results.

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