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Ask the Expert: Google My Business Listings

It’s critical your pizzeria is visible to the thousands of people searching on Google for pizza. We’ve asked our VP of Search Engine Optimization, Ratish Naroor, to answer the most common questions we receive around Google My Business listings. Our 500+ team with leading experts that can support your pizzeria with the latest restaurant technology.

What is a Google My Business Listing and why do I need one?

Google My Business is a free tool for small to medium-sized businesses to manage their online presence, including Google Search and Maps. By verifying and sharing your business info with Google, it helps customers find your pizzeria and your story. 4 out of 5 consumers use search engines to find local information, and the majority turn to Google to do it; in fact, over 92% of mobile searches conducted worldwide happen on Google search.

Why should I let someone else manage my Google My Business Listing?

Managing a GMB listing requires time and Local SEO expertise. Your listing contains 20 data fields that impact your ranking on Google search. Some of the maintenance requirements include:

  • Accurate and up‑to‑date info in all data fields
  • Replying to negative and positive reviews
  • Making Google Post & Offer updates
  • Monitoring search results and optimizing data
  • Answering customer questions
  • Uploading images and videos
  • Optimizing data for common search terms
  • Maintaining service and delivery area information

Is Slice stealing my customers when they manage my GMB listing?

No, never. Slice maintains strict policies and practices when managing GMB listings for its partners. We confirm the partner is willing to make us a co‑owner of their GMB listing and we’ll always make any changes or updates at the partner’s request.

Our goal is to ensure your pizzeria is receiving the maximum reach on the most widely used search engine so you can drive more orders. Along with required maintenance tasks, we keep your listing updated with the most recent Google algorithms and use SEO optimization on your website so you rank higher on google searches. Also, we’re a recognized partner of Google and were first to be included in their Google Assistant ordering program rollout.

How is Slice different than other companies asking for my Google My Business Listing?

Promoting one ordering option, across all of your listings, will provide a better customer experience, keep those customers coming back and save you money.

Let us help you drive more orders through Google! Contact us about managing your listing by clicking here.