Google My business, an important aspect of SEO has come up with more attributes

Google My Business listing is one of the most easily accessible forms of listing your business on Google that makes your business accessible and locatable to your existing customers and new prospects. It help your customers to have an overview about your business, understand what you are providing them and how they can reach you. There are several attributes that needs to be filled by the business owner while listing yourself on it. Some of the attributes are as follows-

  • Working hours – It will show the duration your store or business is operating in. You can add flexible working hours for every day as per your choice. It will help your customers know when they can reach you.
  • Address – It will show the complete address of your store location so that client does not face any difficulty in reaching you.
  • Overview – It involves details about your business, what services or products you are providing and what they can expect from you.
  • Reviews – Reviews obtained from the existing customer will help you acquire new customers as they can trust on your business and opt your services.
  • Contact details – With the help of contact details, one can contact your business without much issue.

Keeping in mind of the Covid-19 pandemic, Google has launched some new attributes in Google My Business listing. The attributes will help making customers aware of the efforts you are making in order to keep them safe from the Coronavirus. Your little amount of effort can make a difference in the eyes of your customers. Attributes on GMB listings are designed to catch the attention of the visitors and searchers. Below are the new health attributes added –

  • Mask Required
  • Appointment Required
  • Staff wear mask
  • Staff get temperature checks
  • Temperature check required

It has been observed that these attributes have already started showing up in the listings on mobile as well as desktop.

There was a time when businesses started reopening after the lockdown imposed to check the spread of Covid-19 pandemic. Some attributes were introduced there too which are listed as-

  • Curbside pickup
  • No contact delivery
  • Dine-in

You can add these updated attributes to your listing by visiting your GMB listing or you can even search for the attribute you want to add in your business listing.