Gaining one of the top positions in Google search results for your top keywords may be a tough ask. However, there are some simple steps you can take to help Google recognize your business, index your website and recognize why you should be on the first page. In this post, I’ll go over some essential optimization techniques to ensure Google notices your website (and Google My Business profile), which will help boost your chances of first page rankings.
1. Verify your Google My Business profile.
Registering your business with Google My Business can help your website appear in relevant search queries that occur near the geographic area of your business location.
Once you have registered, Google sends out a postcard with a unique pin to your business address – this is used to verify your business with Google.