According to the latest researches Voice Assistants such as Alexa, Google Assistant and Siri are used more and more often to find local businesses nearby.

Local Search Channels by Popularity. Which tools do you use to find information about businesses near you?
We asked the respondents which tools they use to find information about nearby businesses, allowing them to select multiple responses. We wanted to gauge the range of sites and apps consumers are likely to turn to when seeking out local business information.

That rises the importance of having your business listed in all voice assistants. The good news are that it is very easy to do.

All voice assistants source information about nearby businesses from different feeds but the main one is Google Maps.

Your business profile on Google Maps can be controlled via Google service called Google My Business. So you better use it if you are not using it yet.

There are few things to know about Google My Business:

  1. It is extremely easy to set-up and use. There is no need to search for someone to help you with it. If you can use Facebook, you will be able to handle Google My Business.
  2. Be sure that your information in Google My Business is accurate and up-to-date.
  3. Update your profile regularly: make posts, answer to reviews, answer to users questions.

Good luck!

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