Add photos or videos to business listings

Manage your business

Your photos won’t show on Google until you verify your business.

Types of photos

There are several types of photos that you can add to your business listing:

  • Logo: Help your customers recognise your business on Google. For businesses that have their basic information (phone number, hours, etc.), the Business Profile will highlight the logo.
  • Cover photo: Set a cover photo to the top of the profile that best represents your business. In some instances, this action doesn’t guarantee that the cover photo populates as the first image for your business.
  • Additional photos: Add different photos to highlight features of your business that customers consider when making purchasing decisions. Learn more about business photos.

Add photos or videos

You also can add photos of staff, products and services to provide more information about your business. It’s also a good idea to add an exterior photo so that people can recognise your business when they visit.

After you choose the photos or videos that you want to add to your Google My Business listing, make sure of the following:

Businesses with 10 or more locations can upload photos via spreadsheet.

 To upload them to your listing, use the steps below.

Add a photo or video

  1. Sign in to Google My Business. If you have multiple locations, open the location that you'd like to manage.
  2. In the menu on the left, click Photos.
  3. In the top right corner, click Post Post.
  4. Choose the type of photo or video that you'd like to add.
  5. Upload the photo or video from your computer.

Add cover photo or logo

Select a distinctive profile image to appear beside posts or review responses. To add a cover photo or logo, use the steps below:

  1. Sign in to Google My Business. If you have multiple locations, open the location that you'd like to manage.
  2. In the menu on the left, click Photos.
  3. Under the “Overview” tab:
    • To add a logo photo, on the “Logo” card, click Choose photo.
    • To add a cover photo, on the “Cover” card, click Choose photo.
    • To change an existing logo or cover photo, click Edit Edit
  4. Choose the type of photo that you'd like to add.
  5. Upload the photo from your computer, or choose one that you’ve already uploaded.

Photo guidelines

Your photos look best on Google if they meet the following standards:

  • Format: JPG or PNG
  • Size: Between 10 KB and 5 MB.
  • Recommended resolution:  720 px tall, 720 px wide.
  • Minimum resolution: 720 px tall, 720 px wide.
  • Quality: The photo should be in focus and well lit, and have no significant alterations or excessive use of filters. In other words, the image should represent reality.

Video guidelines

Make sure that your videos meet the following requirements:

  • Duration: Up to 30 seconds long
  • File size: Up to 100 MB
  • Resolution: 720p or higher
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