In this tutorial, we will show you how to use Hike’s Google Listings Manager, which allows you to edit your Google My Business (GMB) profile within the Hike platform. Watch the video below, or read the summarised points below.
Here’s a step-by-step walkthrough:
Step 1: Access Local Listings Manager
Click on the “Local Listings Manager” tab. If you haven’t linked your GMB profile yet, you’ll need to do so before proceeding.
Step 2: Select GMB Profile
Once your GMB profile is linked, you can switch between multiple profiles using the dropdown menu.
Step 3: Edit Profile and Cover Images
On the left-hand side, you can edit your profile image and optional cover picture. Recommended dimensions are provided.
Step 4: Update Business Name
Enter your business name as it appears on signs, business cards, and legal documents. Avoid adding search terms or taglines.
Step 5: Add Business Phone Number
Enter your business phone number, which will be visible when customers search for your business on Google.
Step 6: Enter Business Address
Input your business address, either for a physical location or a correspondence address for online businesses.
Step 7: Provide Website URL
Add your website URL, ensuring it includes “https://” or “http://”.
Step 8: Set Categories
Choose a primary business category for your business industry and add up to nine additional categories.
Step 9: Input Opening Hours
Enter your business opening hours and update them as needed, such as during holidays.
Step 10: Write a Business Description
Write a detailed description of your business, keeping in mind that only the first 244 characters will be displayed on the Google listing unless users click “more.” Ensure it’s professional and properly formatted.
Step 11: Preview and Save
Review your GMB profile within the platform. Changes are saved automatically.
Step 12: Manage Locations
Add, connect, or remove GMB profiles for different locations as needed.
That’s it! The Hike Google Listings Manager makes it easy to keep your GMB profile up-to-date. If you have any questions, feel free to contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Have a fantastic day!