As it becomes increasingly difficult (and more expensive) to achieve a first page listing on Google, optimizing your Google Business Profile grows in significance. Formerly known as a “Google My Business” listing, creating your profile is free, but quite a valuable SEO tool!
What is a Google business profile?
As the leading website directory notes:
“Google Business Profile is an easy-to-use tool for businesses and organizations to manage their online presence across Google, including Search and Maps. To help customers find your business, and to tell them your story, you can verify your business and edit your business information.”