03 Jul, 2017
Google Posts is finally live for small businesses
in Google My Business, and it appears both in Google search results and Google
officially rolling out Google Posts in Google My Business, an extra window of
opportunity has opened for small businesses. It can be accessed both on Google
My Business Android and iOS apps, and on PCs.
If your business is
listed under Google My Business, then people searching for businesses like
yours on Google can easily spot you. It’s easy to create as well as update your
Google My Business profile at any time. So, you may keep updating your listing
for better visibility. Now that Google Posts are available for your listing, it
should be used since your posts will rank highly in Google.
Initially, in 2016,
Google Posts was available only for politicians. Later, it was opened up for
limited small businesses too. Now, Google posts is available for all the
businesses that are listed under Google My Business.
What is the Need of Google Posts?
The Google Posts
feature enables your customers to hear from you directly.
Every single day with
Google Posts, small businesses can work on fresh content sharing:
updates about the product/service
offers/discounts for the day
- New product
events organized at your location
- Anything and
everything that drives traffic to your business
With Google Posts,
small businesses can reach out to their customers quicker than other web or
How do you Create Google Posts?
can create Google Posts by logging in to their Google My Business account.
Click on ‘Posts’ that is present in the menu on the left side of the page. A
window opens where you can create your new post.
Google Posts contain
empty fields for:
- Image, GIF
- Brief description
- 300 words
- Event title
- Event start
and end dates, and times
- Learn more –
button – Reserve, Sign up, Buy, or Get offer
How Do the Google Posts Appear?
Google Posts is
seen as a snippet with the uploaded image, GIF or video and some text below it.
For the expanded full version of the post, interested customers have to click
on the snippet. Only then can it be read completely. For more information on Google Posts,Click This Link.
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Google Posts is finally live for small businesses in Google My Business, and it appears both in Google search results and Google Maps.