How To Activate a Google Business Profile

How To Activate a Google Business Profile

What is Google Business Profile?

Your Business Profile is a free tool that allows you to take charge of the way your business appears on Google Search and Maps. With your Business Profile, you can connect with customers, post updates, list your products and services, share your menu, and more.

How To Activate a Google Business Profile

  • Visit Google Business Profile ( Go to
  • Sign In or Create a New Account. Sign in using your Google account. …
  • Add Your Business. …
  • Add or Update Your Business Information. …
  • Verify Your Business.

Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take for Google business to show up?

How long does it take for your Google My Business listing to appear? It takes 3-4 days (plus however long it takes for you to set it up) for a new Google My Business listing to appear. You’re up and running

Why my business is not showing in Google?

Your Google My Business Isn’t Claimed and Verified. Your Business Information is Incorrect or Inconsistent Across the Web (NAP Citations). Your Website Domain Is Not Optimized for Search Engines. Your Business is New and Has a Very Small Web Presence.

How do I know if my Google business is verified?

You can check the status of your Google My Business page by logging in to your Google account or using Google’s verification tool.

Why is my business profile not visible?

If your Business Profile says that your Business Profile is not visible to the public, that means that your Business Profile is likely suspended or disabled, your Business Profile is not verified yet, Google is processing your verification or your Business Profile is still in a pending status.

Why is my Google business profile disabled?

Google’s algorithms and guidelines are constantly changing, so it may believe that your business no longer meets its strict GBP requirements. In other cases, a user may have reported your profile as having inaccurate information, and Google is waiting for you to re-verify your account.

How long does it take for Business Profile to be verified?

Reviews can take up to 5 business days. If you’re verified, you get a notification. If the video method doesn’t work, the “Get verified” button shows up. You can try a different verification option.

How much does it cost to be a verified business on Google?

Creating a Business Profile and listing your business on Google is free of cost. Manage your business directly from Google Search and Maps to start reaching more customers.

Why is my Google business verified but not publicly visible?

Ensure that all of the details on your Google Business listing are true and current. It’s possible that inaccurate or lacking information will prevent the listing from being made public. Your listing may be suspended or taken down from the public display if it transgresses Google’s rules or standards.