Service-area businesses on Google

Not all local businesses serve their customers from a brick-and-mortar storefront. For example, some businesses operate from a home address. Others are mobile and have no central location.

If your business serves customers at their locations, you should list it as a service area business on Google.

Add a service area

  1. Manage this pageLog in to Google My Business and choose the page you’d like to manage.
  2. Edit buttonClick Edit.
  3. Choose addressClick Address.
  4. Check the boxBeneath your address information, select the checkbox for I deliver goods and services to my customers at their locations.

You will be able to set service areas based on the zip codes or cities you serve, or on a given area around your location.

You additionally have the option to indicate I serve customers at my business address. You should only select this option if you want your complete address to display on Google and if your business location is staffed and able to receive customers during its stated hours.

What’s changed?

If you previously used the old Places for Business dashboard, you’ll notice that we no longer have the Do not show my business address on my Maps option. We will apply the correct address settings for your business based on your choices from the new dashboard and the nature of your business.

Note: Some verified businesses will require another round of verification for changes in address.

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