A recent edit made to Google search by the company’s engineers means more people can now edit their business profile on the Google+ website. If you’re a business owner, you can add your professional profile, a list of staff, and any additional info about your business. The new feature is also available for profile editing for individuals in places such as Canada and Australia. The feature is available globally, and the most recent version rolled out in these countries today.

Google has been working hard to make sure your Google+ business profile is a reflection of your actual business. Now, as part of this work, Google is adding a way for you to edit your business description, phone number, and website.

Google now offers businesses more ways to change the information that appears in search results without leaving Search or Maps. It is an extension of features introduced by Google last year that allow businesses to edit basic information and send messages to customers from search results. Businesses can now provide additional information, such as B. Add or edit contact information and business hours, and create posts to share updates directly from Google Search. Here’s a look at all the new features businesses can use without leaving the search results.

Creating messages

It has never been easier for businesses to create and publish Google posts, as it is now possible to do so directly from the SERPs. By posting to Google My Business, you can provide searchers with the latest news, such as special offers or new products. Starting next week, businesses will be able to set up notices about upcoming events, including times and locations, even if they are online only.

Addition/replacement of services

Businesses that offer local services – such as construction, auto repair or hairdressing – can use the Edit Profile menu in the Finder to update the services they offer and, if applicable, the local areas they serve. word-image-10048

Picking and delivering orders

Google is giving restaurant owners the ability to place takeout and delivery orders directly from their business profile in Google Search and Google Maps. View More information below In the coming weeks, these businesses will be able to add and update online ordering options directly from Google Search. After enabling the ordering process through Google, businesses can specify their pickup and delivery preferences so customers know what’s best for them. Businesses can also add menu items from search and maps to their profile by clicking Edit Profile. word-image-10049

Helping customers find products usingsignage

In addition to the ability to manually add product information to store profiles via search and maps, eligible retailers in the U.S. can automatically add all products available in-store to their profiles by signing into Pointy directly from Google Search. View More information below Pointy is a product from Google that eliminates the need to manually enter product data. Instead, businesses can scan items in their physical store, which are then added to Google My Business so customers can see what’s in stock. Registrations for Pointy are currently open until September 30 for free. word-image-10050 To make these updates for your business profile, first sign in to the Google account associated with your business. View More information below From there, you can type your business name or My Business into Google Search or tap on your profile picture and then set up your business profile on Google Maps. Source: Google

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