Adding or Claiming Your Business on Google


I.  Add or claim your business

To add your business information to Google, you’ll need to create a local Google+ page (or get access to one, if it already exists).

  1. Navigate to Google My Business.
    • New to Google My Business? Don’t worry–all you need is a Google account. It could be the same one you use for Gmail or Google+.
  2. Search for your business using its name and address.
    • Brands, organizations, or artists should follow these steps.
  3. If you don’t see your business listed in the menu, click No, these are not my businesses or I’ve correctly entered the business. You’ll then be prompted to enter some details for your business. Make sure you enter an accurate, complete street address, and a phone number which reaches your business directly.
  4. After you complete your business information, click Submit.

II.  Verify your business

The verification process helps ensure that your business information is accurate and that only you, the business owner or manager, has access to it. You may see one or several types of verification depending on the type of business you manage:

Once you’ve verified, you may see a banner asking you to review your information and make any final changes. Click Done editing when you’re certain that everything is up to date.

You won’t be able to update the business’s name until the verification process is complete.

 Having trouble with verification?