Sign up and verify your business

Sign up and review your business information

Sign up for Google My Business

Note: There might be a listing for an old business at the same location where you’re registering a new business. Do not attempt to claim it. Instead, suggest an edit to have it marked as closed. Then, proceed with creating a new Google My Business listing for your business.

To add or claim your Business Profile, follow these steps:

  1. Open Google My Business.
  2. In the top-right corner, click Sign in.
  3. Sign in to your Google Account, or create one if you don’t already use Google services.
  4. Enter the name of your business, and click Next.
  5. Enter your business location, then click Next.
  6. Choose if you want your business location to appear on Google Maps.
    • If you serve customers at your business address:
      1. Enter your business address, then click Next.
        Note: If you also serve customers outside your business address, you'll have the option to list your service areas as well.
    • If you don't serve customers at your business address:
      1. Enter your business address.
      2. At the bottom, click I deliver goods and services to my customers and then Next.
      3. List your service areas, then click Next.
  7. Use the search field to select a business category, then click Next.
  8. Enter a phone number or website URL for your business, then click Next.
    Note: You'll also have the option to create a free website based on your information.
  9. To complete sign-up and verify your connection to this business, click Finish.
  10. Select a verification option.
    • To verify at another time, click More options and then Later. If you’re not authorized to manage the business, find the person in your organization who’s authorized and continue the process.

Note: If you see a page that says “This listing has already been claimed,” click Request access and follow the directions to claim your business. Learn more about how to request ownership.

Review your business information

No matter what you see, confirm that your business information is correct. It’s important that when you verify your business information, everything is ready to appear to customers across Google.

To edit incorrect information, follow these steps:

  1. Click Later.
  2. If you manage more than one location, open the Menu Menu and click Manage locations. Then, select the location you want to edit.
  3. Click Info from the menu on the left side of the screen.
  4. Click Edit Edit next to each section you’d like to change and enter your business information.

Now that you’ve either claimed or created your listing, it’s time to verify your business. After you verify, your business information will be eligible to appear across Google.

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