Step 1: Sign in to Google Business Profile Manager

If you’re already logged into a Google account, you will automatically be logged into Google Business Profile Manager. If not, log in with your businesses Google email

Step 2: Add your business

Enter the name of your business. If it does not appear in the drop-down menu, select Add your business to Google. Then select the right category for your business and click Next.

Google Business Profile Manager business category

Step 3: Enter your location

If you have a physical location that customers can come to, select Yes. Then add your business address. You may also be asked to position a marker for the location on a map. If your business does not have a location customers can visit but offers in-person services or deliveries, list your service areas. Then click Next.

create profile and add business location

If you didn’t put a physical address, Google will ask you to specify which region you’re based in. Choose from the drop-down menu and click Next.

select region where business is based

Step 4: Fill in your contact information

Enter your business phone number and website address so customers can contact you, click Next.

add contact info including phone number and email address

Step 5: Verify your business

Enter your real physical address, not a post office box. This information is only used to verify your business and will not be shown on your Google Business Profile or shared publicly. 

enter mailing address to verify business

Enter your address and click Next.

Within the next 5 days, you will receive your five-digit code, enter it on the next screen (or go to https://business.google.com/), and click Verify or Verify business.

enter five-digit verification code

You’ll get a screen showing you’re verified. On that screen, click Next.

Step 6: Customize your profile

Enter your business hours, messaging preferences, business description, and photos click Continue. You will be then taken to the Business Profile Manager dashboard.

Google My Business Profile Manager overview

Here, you can manage your business profile, view insights, create Google ads, manage reviews and messages