Google is the #1 driver of traffic to your website and Popmenu's Google My Business integration makes it easy for you to keep important information on your Google listing and website consistent.
Benefits of this integration include:
- Anytime you update your hours on your website it automatically updates on Google My Business profile.
- Posting directly to your Google My Business profile.
- Ensuring that your menu and website links direct traffic to your website and not to another third-party.
Updating Your Restaurant Settings
The GMB integration is pulling from Popmenu's Restaurant settings. Before integrating, make sure that your general settings are filled out before moving forward.
Click Settings > General and fill out the restaurant settings page > Save
Preparing for the Integration
You will need to be an owner or manager of your Google My Business listing in order to successfully integrate your account in the dashboard. If you are not sure who owns your account use Google's Find and Manager your Business tool and search for your restaurant's name:
Select your business. Next, Google will direct you to a page that shows you the email of the email that you account is verified under:
If you recognize this email, then that is the email you will use for the Google My Business integration.
If you do not recognize this email, click Request Access and fill out the form. Make sure that you request ownership access. Here's what to expect from Google once you request access.
Login to the dashboard and Click Google Publishing
Click Connect > Login to your Google Account > Allow
Click Link Location
Select Your Location in the drop-down > Save
Pro Tip for Multiple Locations! If you have multiple locations in your dashboard and thus multiple Google My Business listings, you will need to link each location's GMB account and follow the directions outlined above and below.
Here's what your Google My Business integration will look like one it's been integrated. Review the integration and make sure all of the information is correct including your primary category and hours.
If you need to make edits to the integration click on the edit button
Optimize your Profile with Attributes
The more information people can find out about your restaurant online, the more likely they are to dine with you. Attributes help complete your Google My Business listing.
According to Google, businesses with complete Google My Business listings are 2x as likely to establish customer trust, 38% more likely to attract in-store visits, and 29% more likely to become a customer.
Let's complete your Google My Business Listing under Attributes: Under Attributes, Click Edit
Fill out the content under Attributes:
Pro Tip! If your service options changed due to COVID-19 you can update them under Service Options
If you have any further questions about the attributes please email us at email@example.com
Now it's time to publish. Click Publish Now
Way to go! 👏 You've successfully integrated your Google My Business account!
Short Cut: Here's a short video highlighting the steps outlined above:
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