What is a Google My Business Profile and do I need one?

If you’ve been on Google, you’ve most likely seen a Google Business Profile whether you know it or not. In this post we’ll explain what a Google Business Profile is and why your business should have one.

What is a Google Business Profile?

A Google Business Profile is what appears on google when you search for a business or service. A Google Business Profile also appears when someone is uses Google Maps. Here’s some examples of Google Business Profiles:

On Google Maps:

On Google:

A Google Business Profile gives prospects the opportunity to call you, check out your website, see your opening hours, find your location/service area and read reviews on your business.

Why should I have a Google Business Profile?

Google Business Profiles give you the opportunity to be found by possible customers and are a brilliant way to share information about your business. We highly recommend having a Google Business Profile as it also legitimises your business to Google and can help with SEO.

In short, if you don’t have a Google Business Profile you need to get one!

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