Google my business is a service provided by Google that takes out local business listings from different sources. It includes the information of third-party services, user edits, a business owner who has a verified business and many other sources of information are compiled into listings of Google Business. There are various benefits of Google business verification.
In the Google verification process, the user needs to follow the below-listed steps:
- The user needs to go to the official page of Google business and sign-in to that. After signing-in, the dashboard of Google My Business appears on the screen.
- Then, the user needs to find the red colored banner at the top left corner of the page. After that, the button on the right that says 'Verify Now' is clicked.
- The user will be able to see the 'Mail' option in the top left corner which is over the map where the business is pinned by the user. Then, it is confirmed that the information entered by the user is correct and 'Mail' option is clicked. The user should make sure not to click on 'Verify Later' option that is just below.
- Then, the user needs to enter the name of the person to whom the verification postcard should be mailed. As it is an optional field, if details are not entered, an email will be sent on the address provided in the business.
- Then, click on 'Send Postcard' option.
- After that within a few weeks, the postcard is received from Google. It will include a unique verification code, which is required to be entered to confirm that the listed address is of the user's business.
- After receiving the verification postcard, the user needs to sign-in to the account and click on 'Verify location' from the menu and instructions are followed.
- The user can edit the Google Business information accordingly. It might take a few days for the business to come up in Google listings.
- Once the information is live, it can be checked by anyone.
If any other assistance is required to verify Google business, technical support can be contacted and the contact info is available on the official website.