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Google My Business Post feature is Live in India



Google has launched a new post feature in Google My Business. Now local business owners can add a Google My Business post in their business location pages. This feature will help marketers/business owners to attract more mobile search users to website which ultimately results in lead generation. My business post’s primary objective for a business owner is to exhibit their day to day lead items, offers and events (celebrations) in their business page, so customer can easily find out while searching with related search queries. 

Google Post was first tried in USA and then to Brazil, Now this feature is available in India & other countries. Users can avail this facility by using My Business App or from Desktop. 

How to Add Post in Google My Business Listing?

In this post I’m giving you a tutorial of how to add a post in Google business page with screenshots & step by step detailed explanation,

Step 1: Sign In to your Google My Business account
Google my business post is live in India

This feature is only available from dashboard for the admin.
Step 2: You are in Account Summary & Listing page
Google my business post is live in India

Summary of all listing available in the logged in account will be visible in this screen including published locations, pending reviews, not published locations etc.
Step 3: Click Manage Location of a published page
Google my business post is live in India

This feature is only available for published pages, unpublished pages doesn’t have an option for Business post. Suggest an edit won't work for this feature, admin is the only person who can post.
Step 4: Click “Post” from the left hand menu under Home

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A label “new” is hanging side of the Post menu, you can easily find out.
Step 5: Click on “Write your post” field  
Google my business post is live in India

You can add a detailed post with a word span of 100-300 words.
Step 6: Add Image by clicking on the field & Write Post
Google my business post is live in India

You can add an excellent picture related to the content.
Step 7: Click Preview the post & publish 
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Publish only after checking the image & content.

How to Add Event in a Google My Business Post?

Above steps give you an idea of how to add a post, in this section you will see how to add an event in Google My Business post? This feature is to announce or let customers know about any events that going to happen on that particular business location. Customer can find about this event from the Google My Business page when searching for queries related to the page’ service & location. 

Everything same until Step 6 on above section, before proceeding to publish please follow these steps

Step 1: Enable “Make this post an event”
Google my business post is live in India

This is for enabling the event feature
Step 2: Put a title for the event. Add event Start date, Start time, end date & end time.
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Now you have added an event  
Step 3: Click Preview the post & publish
Post & Event Published

Add a Button on Google My Business Post

Add a button is a call to action, Admin can fill in a website address related to the post. There are types of buttons,
  1. Learn More
  2. Reserve
  3. Sign Up
  4. Buy
  5. Get offer
Everything same until Step 6 on above section, before proceeding to publish please follow these steps
Step 1: Enable the Add button feature
Google my business post is live in India

Step 2: Select the needed button & fill in the website/landing page address
Step 3: Click Preview the post & publish
Post & Add button Published

Conclusion

Google Local Business is a free business listing service. Business locations can be included in this listing by verifying your business address. Google has announce Google post feature & now its live in India, I hope you got a better idea on how to add post in Google my business. Feel free to comment & subscribe for future updates.



5 comments:

  1. I have never heard of "google my business." What a great tool! I will have to share this with some business owners I know. Thanks.

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  2. That's brilliant, I find it really useful here in the UK! x

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  3. Interesting post! That sounds really a great feature. thanks for sharing!

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  4. Ooh this sounds like a cool new feature. Thank you for bringing it to light x

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