How to Add Text Messaging to Your Google My Business Listing

Google My Business

Google My Business Text messages

In our Landscapers’ Ultimate Guide to Google My Business we walk through the steps to to claiming your Google My Business listing. We cover how to optimize your listing and we explore the dashboard and all of the Google My Business Features.The next step is to getting your landscaping business ranked on page one of the Google Maps. Learn and implement each of  the steps in our video: Google Maps: Getting Ranked.After your Google My Business dashboard is all in place, you can take advantage of the many options such as adding new photographs, new Google posts and adding text messaging to your Google My Business listing. 

The “Marketing Minute” below quickly covers these steps to get you set-up for adding the text messaging option to your Google My Business listing:1- Sign into your Goggle My Business page.2- Select the messaging button in the home menu.3- Provide a phone number that can receive SMS text messages.Make sure this is phone that you can easily use to reposnd to requests.Your actual cell phone number will not be visible, Google will provide an alternate number.4- Messaging can be turned off and on in your Google My Business dashboard. Select chat and toggle between off/on.5- You are all set! It’s a quick and easy process, if you have any questions, feel free to contact us. We will also be happy to answer any questions that you have on marketing your landscaping company.

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