How To Update Your Google My Business Description 2018

Google My Business Description
How to update Google My Business Description


How To Update Your Google My Business Description

We are excited that Google has decided to allow businesses to add and edit the Business Description.  This is an excellent opportunity for businesses to include SEO rich content directly into the Google Maps and Local listings.

Back in 2016, Google removed the feature but now people are seeing it coming back into Google My Business and in the local panel.  For those businesses who had their description, some of them stayed and had what I feel was a competitive advantage over those who did not… but not anymore!

With this update, your business description field can now be edited from the Google My Business page. Your business description is now seen on your Google Maps listing. Follow the steps below to locate and edit your business description.

Plus, Google added the information to the help docs, so it is 100% official.  As a matter of fact, I just went in and added descriptions to multiple clients and it is EASY!

Instructions; How to update your Google My Business Description

1 – Log into Google My Business

2 – Navigate to the Info section

3 – Scroll down until you see “Add business description”

4 – Click the Edit Pencil

5 – Type your description

6 – Click Apply

That’s all!  It is REALLY easy!  Go ahead and give it a try for yourself!