Frequently asked questions

Here are answers to common questions about Google My Business. If you don’t find the answer to your question, visit the Google My Business Help Centre for more information.

How much does Google My Business cost?

Anyone can use Google My Business free of charge. Really, we mean it.

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What’s the difference between Google My Business, Google Places for Business and Google+ Pages Dashboard?

If you previously used Google Places for Business or Google+ Pages Dashboard to manage your business information, your account has been automatically upgraded to Google My Business. Google My Business makes it easier than ever to update business information across Google Search, Maps and Google+.

Do I need Google My Business if I already have a website?

Google My Business complements your existing website by giving your business a public identity and presence on Google. The information that you provide about your business may appear on Google Search, Maps and Google+.

How do I sign up for Google My Business?

Click the “Start Now” button at the top of the page, and follow the steps to add your business information to Google. Please note that edits won't appear on Google until you verify your business.

How do I manage multiple business locations?

If your business has ten or more locations, you can add them all at once using the bulk-upload tool. Go to Google My Business Locations to upload and edit your locations. Learn More