Businesses Get More Photo Control With Google’s My Business Update!

Feb 25, 2015 | 1,672 views | by Ritu Sharma
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When it comes to entice and lure prospective customers, visual aids such as high quality images are the best options. Google is giving businesses more control over photos displayed with their search and map results in the new update to its’ My Business product.

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Here is an excerpt from the Google blog post where they introduced the change:-

“Starting today, you can tell us which image you’d like to appear when customers search for your business on Google. Just log in to Google My Business on the web or in the Android or iOS apps, and visit the Photos section. While you’re there, you can also give your business a fresh look online by updating your profile, logo and cover photos.”

The new photo interface takes the business owners through six categories of images — identity photos, interior photos, exterior photos, photos at work, team photos and additional photos. The dashboard includes explanatory hints for each category.

From the identity category – the profile, logo and cover photos – a business manager will be able to select which image does he wants to be displayed on the search and map results. Clicking the three vertical dots displays the dialogue box:

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Ritu from PageTraffic is a qualified Google Adwords Professional and Content Head at PageTraffic. She has been the spear head for many successful Search Marketing Campaigns and currently oversees Content Marketing operations of PageTraffic in India.