Google my business

There have been some dramatic changes to the Dashboard in Google My Business.

The new additions will make a significant difference to how the business appears in Maps and Local Search.

Google My Business Updates

The new Google My Business Dashboard layout has various new additions, including Posts, Video, 360 and Messaging.

Google My Business Now Lets You Specify a List of Services

Services have now appeared in the Info section.

If this feature becomes permanent it will fill a need.

Google’s list of “Categories” has always fallen short of accurately describing many businesses.

Because of that and the vague guidelines on category-selection, combined with Google’s poor policing of Maps, many business owners pick too many categories or include keywords into the “business name” field.

The “Services” field will make that sort of thing less tempting.

Are you seeing “Services” in your Google My Business dashboard?

Are your additions showing up publicly yet?

By the way…

I am sure Tony would be delighted to show his latest camera, which can do this 360 task and he will be able to give you a quote to carry out the work.