Here is a quick tutorial video that can help you add your business to Google Maps & get on Google for Free!
So first, type in your address into Google and it will show you the position marker on a map.
It should give you the option to add a place that is missing if you are not yet visible on Google, here you will want to fill in the relevant information like your website and name.
Once you have done that, there is a link asking “are you the business owner?” Click there.
Then you claim this Google Place.
Fill out the proper information and verifications. In the “Category” option – which is for search engine purposes – you want to think about what are people typing into Google that are going to be looking for what you offer.
You have to pick form the pre-populated category then hit continue. Follow the prompts.
Choose a verification mode and it will prompt you that it will not appear as verified until it is verified but it will be added.
Next you want to edit any information that may be missing and search engine optimize the area.
Click to enter your website and edit everything like hours of operation, photos etc. It is very, very important to fill in these fields as complete as possible.
Now, let’s focus on Introduction.
Here is where you want to add in links to your website in order to drive traffic back to your site and have it working as efficiently as possible for you. Here you can also add in as much information as you like.
Once you have completed that, go back and look over the page and double check in the future to make sure it has been verified.
After about two weeks, if this hasn’t been done, call Google directly and get your page verified!