Step-by-step guide - claiming and populating your Google My Business profile

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What does this involve?

Chapters include:

  • What is Google My Business
  • Benefits of Google My Business
  • Considerations before you start
  • What information can you control or influence?
  • What you cannot control
  • Setting up your Google My Business profile
  • Populating and optimising your listing
  • Managing customer reviews and suggested edits
  • Covid-19 updates
  • Further information

Am I eligible?

Yes – the information is for all businesses in Scotland.

What does this cost?

This is a free service.

Who is this for?

Any business based in Scotland.

How long does this take?

Allow 15 minutes to read this guide. 

Next steps

Visit the Business Gateway website to read this guide.

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