How to connect SEO Advanced to Google My Business accounts

Modified on: Fri, 29 Oct, 2021 at 9:23 AM

Google My Business is a tool for businesses and organizations to manage their online presence across Google, including Search and Maps.

76% of people who conduct a local search on their smartphone visit a physical location within 24 hours (Source: Google).

Siteimprove’s integration with Google My Business enables you to manage all your local Google listings in Siteimprove’s platform and ensure a fully optimized experience for the users who see them.

Keeping your listings up to date improves the likelihood of users visiting your brand online or in-store.

By using Google My Business within Siteimprove you can:

  • See the current info for each listing, including attached images and those added by users
  • Read reviews and reply directly from the Siteimprove platform
  • Get an overview of your performance insights (e.g., searches, views, etc.)

To Connect SEO to Google My Business, follow the steps below.

  1. From the main menu go to SEO > Local SEO -> Google My Business
  2. Click on the “Sign in to Google” button. 
  3. Enter the login details for your Google account (i.e., the Google login associated with Google My Business) login to Google account modal
  4. Check the “See, edit, create and delete your Google business listings” box and click "Continue".
    (Note: This step is necessary in order for the integration to work)Giff of user checking the - See, edit, create and delete your Google business listings
  5. Select the accounts you would like to import data for by checking boxes to the left of the account name. an example account selected and the  - Link selected accounts - button
  6. Once the accounts are selected, click on the button, “Link selected accounts” to start getting data from Google My Business. Note: As we will import up to 12 months of data it can take some time so feel free to close the window and check back later.
    Importing data modal