Business Tip: Update your hours on Google My Business
If your business is a brick and mortar business that customers visit in person, it is highly suggested that you keep your business HOURS of operation updated on Google.
Google currently processes BILLIONS of search queries every day…..how does your business appear on Google?
To manage your business on Google, you will benefit from claiming and optimizing your Google My Business profile.
What is Google My Business
Engage with customers on Google for free
With a Google My Business Account, you get more than a business listing. Your free Business Profile lets you easily connect with customers across Google Search and Maps.
Many consumers are searching for a business on google with the intent of calling or visiting them RIGHT NOW or in the near future. Having your hours updated and correct will allow potential customers to visit you when you are actually open.
If your hours are incorrect and a potential customer visits your place of business, chances are very strong a) they will be quite upset and b) they will seek another solution to what they need.
How do I update Google My Business Hours?
Login to your Google My Business Profile
- Login to your Google My Business Profile
- Click on Info
- Under Business Hours, you can click on the little pencil icon on the right hand side to open the hour editor tool
- On days that your business is closed – toggle to “closed”
- On days you are open update the hours
- When you are finished – click “apply”
It might take a few days for the changes to be visible.
IF you have special hours, i.e. for holidays you can use the “Add special hours” tool to update and show closures or special holiday hours.
If you need any assistance please don’t hesitate to reach out. email@example.com