Search Alert: Make Sure Your Business Hours are Correct on Your Google My Business Page

Are your hours of operation listed correctly on your Google My Business page? If not, you’re not alone – many small businesses seem to either skip this step altogether, or at best, fill it out only partially.

However, Barry Schwartz, on Search Engine Roundtable, recently reported that Google has started to advise motorists using the Google Maps app that “your destination may be closed by the time you arrive.”, based on the listed Hours of Operation.

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If you’ve left your business hours blank, does Google assume that you’re open or closed? Do you want to take that chance of finding out?

Check your GMB listing now.

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Brent is a REALTOR with Keller Williams in Henderson (Las Vegas valley) NV. He has a background in digital marketing and is a nationally recognized SEO expert. In addition to this blog, he is a VIP contributor to Search Engine Journal and has been syndicated through SteamFeed, Social Media Today and B2C.

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