What is a GMB listing?

Your Google My Business listing provides a link to your business on Google Maps and Google Search. Google My Business and Google Maps can both build GMB listings. When you view your business on Google My Business, the GMB listing appears in the top left corner of the screen. When you see your business on Google Maps, GMB listings appear on the left side of the page.

Creating a GMB listing:

Google My Business is where you can construct your GMB listing. Go to your business’s home page and select the My Business tab. On the right-hand side menu, choose to Create a listing. Make sure to include a solid description and that all of the necessary information is picked. Give your listing a name and a category. Your listing will be live on the web once you click Create a listing.

Optimizing your GMB listing:

GMB listing needs to be optimized to drive more traffic to your business. You can find the optimal keyword list by using the link analysis tool. Go to the link analysis tool and select the option that shows the top-ranked links. Look at the description and keyword phrase that has the most number of links pointing to it. These are usually referred to as the ‘keywords of relevance’. This analysis gives you the most relevant keywords to optimize your GMB listing.

Creating a Google + business page:

Your Google + business page can be used for Google + business listings, Google map listings, listing your business on Google My Business and GMB. Creating a GMB business page is helpful if you want to make your business as an independent business listing. You need to create a GMB listing separately.

To create a Google + business page, you have to click on the business listing tab on the dashboard. Click on Create business page in the menu. You will be asked to confirm the business page with a good business name. If you have more than one business with the same name, select the business whose listing is the leading business page of your business. When you create a GMB listing, you can select the ‘small business’ category from the drop-down menu. Click the Create Business Page button.

Finding the +business page on Google My Business is the first step in creating a GMB business page. Go to the dashboard and click the Add Business Page link if you have another listing. Click the Create Business Page button after entering the brand names as the business page description. Once you click the Create Business Page button, your GMB business page will be live.

For this tutorial, you will create a GMB business listing. The Google + business page will be your first business page.


Google + business pages can be considered the first step to getting your business listed on Google +. Create more GMB business pages to improve your search engine results and submit a Google + business page to get your business ranked for your intended search term.