Google Posts now live for all Google My Business users

Google announced on the Google My Business blog that they are now rolling out Google Posts to all Google My Business customers. A couple weeks ago, Google moved Google Posts into Google My Business and that is where you can access it now.

Go to your Google My Business account and click on “Posts” on the left hand side menu when you are in your Google business listing. You can also access it by clicking here.

You should see a screen that looks like this:

After you click add post, you are given several options for your post. You can upload an image, write text up to 300 words, add an event title and start and end time. Add buttons to learn more, reserve, sign up, buy or get an offer. Here is a screen shot of that interface:

Google says this give businesses the ability to:

Share daily specials or current promotions that encourage new and existing customers to take advantage of your offers.
Promote events and tell customers about upcoming happenings at your location.
Showcase your top products and highlight new arrivals.
Choose one of the available options to connect with your customers directly from your Google listing: give them a one-click path to make a reservation, sign up for a newsletter, learn more about latest offers, or even buy a specific product from your website.

Here are how Google Posts come up in search:

For more details check out this help document.

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