Can You Already See Your Business Name On Google Maps? This doesn’t mean that you’re properly listed. If you or a team member never set up the listing through Google, then who knows where that information is getting pulled from. According to Search Engine Journal, a claimed business gets 7 times more clicks than an unclaimed listing and is 70% more likely to attract customers to their location. With a claimed listing on Google, you add credibility and authority to your online presence.
Unless the user is specifically searching for your brand (and most users won’t), they will inevitably get a list with a few other businesses — and without a business description, or reviews and rating, without products and services highlighted, without business updates your own listing will never get that click. Did you know? A typical business gets 59 actions from their GMB listing every month. And this translates to 5% of GMB listing views resulting in some sort of action. Listings with photos are 2x as likely to be considered reputable and get 35% more clicks. Around 90% of the whole world population only looks at the first-page result.
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