What is Google My Business?
Google My Business is a map-based system to help web searchers locate your business. Your vacation rentals or management company may already be Google My Business verified. If not, the process includes verifying your basic business facts through various methods.
This process may add a marker on Google Maps to pinpoint your business location. You may also, once verified, upload an image or logo and a small description of your business. The search engine power this provides via Google Search is notable. This feature is key for vacation rental properties to appear in local searches.
How Can Google My Business Posts be Used For Vacation Rental Properties?
The Google My Business platform is a free adverting tool with the potential to funnel customers to your vacation rental property website. In addition, Google My Business offers a posting feature that allows you to share valuable property information with existing and new vacation rental clients.
How to Create Effective Google My Business Posts
Google now lets you post directly to your Google My Business webpage which is linked to Google Search and Google Maps. Use these posts in multiple ways. Announce property availability; show property photos; pricing; embellish with local events and attractions, and communicate important information about your vacation rental business. It is free, easy, and a highly visible way to show off your vacation rentals—plus, all the exciting things happening with your business.
Google My Business Reports for Vacation Rental Locations
Google My Business Packages
Our Google My Business specialist can help verify your properties or property management company, plus create your Google My Business webpage, and make regular posts. It is important to keep adding new information to built popularity on the Google Search Engine as well as gain the attention of potential vacation rental travelers. We offer pricing for various levels of activity to make your properties progressively more visible to those searching your tourist areas.
Jamel Richardson, SEO & Keyword Specialist
Whether you are a new or existing property owner, you must use advertising and marketing channels to land bookings. However, advertising can be an expensive quest when trying to reach an international audience. This is where an investment in search engine optimization can make an impact on bookings.
Enter Jamel Richardson. With a highly technical background, one would not expect Jamel to be such an avid traveler. The two interests may appear incongruent, but Jamel blends his talents by specializing in vacation rental SEO. As the lead SEO specialist for FindRentals.com, Jamel has increased their vacation rental traffic by 400% in the last three years.
Trained as a computer programmer, he earned his Computer Information Systems degree from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Illinois in 1994. After decades of working as a programmer, Jamel has retrained as an SEO specialist. He is excited about leveraging his technical savvy in the travel industry.