Wouldn’t you agree that when it comes to being found in local search results, claiming your Google Places Page is an absolute must. And claiming your Google Places the right way is even more important.
Local businesses will often hire someone like our Utah web design company to set up and run their Google Places Listing. In setting up Places for clients we run into mistakes that are hard to correct and some that are impossible to correct.
Don’t Make These 4 Major Mistakes
Mistake #1 – Letting the management service open your Google Places listing under their own Google account. Now they have full control of your Places. They control what is on the place page and can keep you from making changes. Even worse they can hold your Places Page hostage or take it down.
You want easy access to your Google Places page for: owner reply to reviews, owner video uploads, owner picture uploads. And to changes to your account, like moving your Places or changing to new Places management.
Make sure your Google Places management uses your Google account to set up and login to your Places account. Or open he account your self before you turn it over to a management team. Read More→