Google My BusinessUnderstandingP.J. NaughtonInternet Marketing ConsultantGoogle My Business connects your business directly with customers, whether they're looking for you on Search, Maps or Google+.
I recently claim the Google My Business listing for Welsh Machinery Sales who are a machine tool dealer located in Mentor, Ohio.
Heres what I discovered
After claiming the account, its branded desktop search result looked different. These results (marked in red) appeared almost instantly after I claimed & verified the listing.
New info appeared on the right side of a branded search.Google Profile / MapsGoogle Reviews: more reviews will help your business show higher in a local non-branded search.Google + most recent post From the dashboard you can post to your:
Google Plus accountview local trafficview website trafficmanage reviewsI was able to add many photos to the business listing.
When a branded search is done from a smart phone, the following info will show up.
These links made it easy to contact the business right from the phone.Google Maps
When a browser searches for Welsh Machinery Sales in Google Maps, the company contact info, & map shows up.
Google Plus Page is similar to a FaceBook Fan Page.Claiming your Google My Business listing is a great new source for potential users to reach your business.If you like to know about claiming your Google My Business, contact:P.J. NaughtonInternet Marketing ConsultantFusionTech Marketingwww.linkedin.com/in/pjnaughton