Setup a Google+ Business Page and get listed on Google Maps

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Steps to setup a Google+ Business page for a Local Business

In this example I will be working with

This is part of the Setup Social Media Accounts for Business” professional series and includes best practices that we follow for building out the IdeasMen – Content Constellation system which allow niche markets such as Broker Networks, Accounting Groups and Medical Practices to dominate SERP’s (Search Engine Ranking Positions) within their local & geographic regions.

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Custom URL Eligibility

Select Pages from Google+ Profile

Choose Business Type

In this example I will be using Storefront as the PlusMedicalClinic has a physical premise that people come to

Add Business Details

Fill in your Business Details
Click Continue

Create Google+ page

Continue and verify later

Add Website

We can setup the profile, but we need to wait 1-2 weeks for verification codes to be mailed to the physical address

Contact Info

Fill in the business contact info


Fill in the categories that describe what your business is, not what it does or what it sells

Hours of Operation

Fill in the hours of operation for the business


Fill in details about the business

Change Cover Image

The idea image size for Google+ Covers is 2120 x 1192 pixels

Final Page View

Verification Code is Mailed to your Business

We waited about 2 weeks for the verification code to arrive out the office location

Verify on Google

Enter your verification code and click enter


Congratulations, Your are now Verified

Search for your Business

Check your Basic Details

Check your Hours of Operation

End up on your Website

Hopefully when people end up at your business, they land on a clean responsive web page with key features on first view.

  • Phone Number
  • Ability to connect or book an appointment with you
  • Nice image
  • Call to actions or appropriate business tag lines

David CruwysSetup a Google+ Business Page and get listed on Google Maps

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