In this tutorial you will learn how to claim your existing Google Place Page so that you can enhance your Google Places Page and ultimately get a better ranking on Google so that your phone will ring more often.
When claiming your Google Places Page, Google will verify if you are have the authorization to change the listing by calling the business phone number listed on the Google Places Page for the business, or by sending a postcard to the busniess address on the Google Places Page.
In either of the two options above, Google will supply you with a numerical pin that you are going to need to finish claiming this business listing.
1.) Visit https://www.maps.google.com And Type In Your Business Phone Number
1. Visit maps.google.com
2. Type in your main business phone number
3. Click on the Search Maps button
2.) Open Your Google Place Page
Click on the More Info link out to the right of the Places Page
3.) Click On Business Owner Link At The Top Of The Page
Click On Business Owner
4.) Log Into Your Google Account If You Are Not Logged In Already Or Create A Google Account If You Don’t Have One
1.) Login to your Google Account if you have one and if your not already logged in
2.) Create a new Google account if you don’t have one already
5.) Fill In Your Information
1.) Fill in your information
2.) Click the I accept button.
6.) Click on, “Edit My Business Information” then on “Continue”
1. Click on, “Edit My Business Information”
2. Click Continue
7.) Type In Or Paste In All Relevant Information About Your Business.
Paste Into Google Places All Relevant Company Information
8.) Scroll Down and Click Submit
Scrool Down and Click Submit
9.) Validate The Listing
Select the approprieate answer.
Click Finish to validate the listing.
If by phone: Google will call the business phone number and supply them with a numerical code. You will need this to claim the business.
If by mail: A postcard will mailed to the business within 2-3 weeks with the google validation code.
My suggestion is that you claim your Google Places page via phone so that you don’t have to wait the week or so for the postcard to come in the mail.
10.) Enter Pin Number To Claim Listing
1.) Enter Pin Number To Claim Listing.
2.) Click on Go button. Your Done!!! You have effectively claimed your Google Places Page and now you need to optimize your Places Page so that it gets found.
If you selected by phone the business will recieve a phone call with in seconds with the validation pin Enter The Number in the box provided.
If by Mail the Pin Will come With In 1-2 weeks to the business address in Google Places. At that time the pin will need to be added into the lsiting to officaly claim it.
A Claimed Listing
Once Claimed Your Listing Should Appear Like This.
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