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Whether you’re just getting started or have a specific question, we’ve got you covered with info to help you manage your business information and local visibility on Google.


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  • How much does Google My Business cost?

    Anyone can use Google My Business for free. Really, we mean it. You can also learn more about using Google Ads to help drive your business by visiting this site.

  • What’s the difference between Google My Business, Google Places for Business, and Google+ Pages Dashboard?

    If you previously used Google Places for Business or Google+ Pages Dashboard to manage your business information, your account has been automatically upgraded to Google My Business.

  • Do I need Google My Business if I already have a website?

    Google My Business complements your existing website by giving your business a public identity and local visibility with a listing on Google. The business information you provide can appear on Google Search, Maps, and Google+.

  • What do I need to create a business website?

    Just your Google listing. Our free website builder uses your listing’s information to auto-generate a simple site. You can also add photos or choose from different designs to customize your free website to your business.

  • Can I still use Google My Business if I don’t have a storefront?

    Absolutely. Whether you’re a home-based business or a service-area business, you can list your business information to appear on Google with or without an address.

  • How do I verify my business?

    For most businesses, verification means requesting, receiving, and reading a verification postcard from Google. You might also have other verification options. Learn how to verify your business.

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