How to register your business in Google + Local?

In attempt to increase its social media presence, Google integrated Google Places and Google Local in its social media, the result of which is Google Plus Local, which has more attractive view (typical for a social media). That helps for better position in Google Search Engine too.

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The company make this with the purpose to encourage companies in all countries to make their business more popular, the way other social medias like Facebook and Twitter are already doing. Now the users of Google Plus can not only to associate with other people in their circle but also to search for other firms and services in their area, and also to rate and make reviews.

Instructions on that how to make your own Google + Local business page:

  1. If you don’t have a Google account, first you have to create it.
  2. Go to  http://plus.google.com and login there
  3. On the left hand side of the page, select “More” and then click on “Pages”
  4. In the upper right hand corner of the page, select the ‘Create a new page’ link
  5. Now you have to select the most applicable category for your page.
  6. Choose a business page to registerOnce you’ve chosen your category, type in the main phone number for your business and then click on ‘Locate’ and if there is no other company listed with the same phone number you will continue to the next step of giving your company’s info.

  7. If your business already has a Google Plus Local page listed, then select it from the list and on it and edit the details. But if your business doesn’t appear in the results, select the ‘Add your business to Google’ link to add your business to Google + Local.
  8. Insert your company details.
  9. Press the button for creating a new page.
  10. After you have pressed it, you will go to another page where you can update or add more information about your business.
  11. Click ‘Save’ and your information will be saved.
  12. Important step (!) In order your page to be showed when somebody search in Google +, you have to validate your page. There are buttons to do that in the top and the right hand side. Then you will see a page, where Google asks you to see again your company details and if you confirm them, they will send you a letter with your validation pin code.

Business Page in Google+ Local
I hope this article is helpful for you. If there are some questions, we can help you with your registration.
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