Reality Blog: Using Google My Business to Grow Traffic


Google My Business (GMB) is the business profile you often see at the top of a Google search.

For example, you might search for “restaurants near me.” Google will present a list of nearby restaurants, complete with images, contact details, Google reviews, opening hours, and so on.

Those listings were created using GMB.

Google My Business Results
These three businesses profiles were all created on Google My Business.

Your business could benefit from a GMB profile. If you select the right business segment and use a few keywords, you’ve got a chance to show up in those featured listings.

Not only this, say you’re targeting local SEO for a client. What better way to start than by building a GMB profile for them?

They’ll appear as a listing on page one of a Google search, and they’ll also appear as a listing in Google Maps. Not a bad start to optimizing SEO for a client!


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Andrew Murray

Andrew Murray

Andrew has traded the daily grind for a life on the road. He loves the lure of Australia’s wide-open spaces, solitude and isolation. Andrew and his wife Peta are experienced remote travelers, living the simple life on the road. They travel, work and live in their 4x4 truck camper. Andrew plans to build his Money-Making Website Top Wire Traveller to the point where it provides a regular income... enough to sustain their lifestyle on the road.

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