GCCTB Google My Business Workshop

The Grand County Colorado Tourism Board is sponsoring a free, two-part educational program that helps local businesses understand how to expand their visibility within Google’s products and improve the conversion of digital audiences into actual customers.

Why does Google My Business Matter to YOU?

According to Google research, "complete business listings" are:

  • 70% More likely to Generate a Visit

  • 7x more like to Generate a Click

  • 2.7x More likely to be Considered Reputable

Important Dates & Details

Free In-Market Workshop - May 14, 2019 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. MST

The Grand County Colorado Tourism Board's second installment of our digital education initiative for the industry on how businesses can expand exposure within Google’s products and improve the conversion of digital audiences to actual customers.

At this in-person workshop on May 14th at 10 a.m.MST at the Snow Mountain Ranch (1101 Co Rd 53, Granby, CO 80446 - Rowley - Administration Building - Bottom Floor) and 2 p.m. MST at the Kremmling Chamber of Commerce (203 Park Avenue, Kremmling, CO 80459), Miles Partnership will provide tactical training and how-to documents covering tips and best practices for getting the most out of opportunities within Google My Business. Topics covered will include:

  • Claiming and managing your account

  • Obtaining and responding to reviews

  • Tips to improve your photography

  • Adding 360 images & video

  • Removing photos from your listing

  • Leveraging Local Guides

  • Getting the most from Posts

We will also be providing on-site instant verification of Google My Business accounts. If your business isn't verified, or you've lost access to your business listing, come to the workshop and we can help you get verified instantly, without a postcard or a phone call. You'll need to bring a one or more of the following documents: utility bill(s), tax letter(s) or business registration certificate(s) to participate in instant verification. The documents must show the business name, address, and category (if possible). You will also need the login to the Google account for your business. If you do not have an account, visit this page to sign up.

Register Today for the GCCTB In-Market Google My Business Workshop!

Free Webinar - April 23, 2019 at 3 p.m. MST

What: Educational one-hour session that provides business owners an overview of the Google My Business listings, how they work & best practices, and why visibility within Google products are crucial to the success of your business.

Why: Helps prepare for “Instant Verification” of your business at the upcoming industry workshop.

During this one-hour session you will learn:

  • What the Grand County Colorado Tourism Board is doing to improve the Grand County’s presence on Google

  • How your Google My Business listing is surfaced in Google search and travel products

  • Why visibility within Google products beyond search is crucially important for your business

  • The latest features and best practices in Google My Business

  • How to prepare for “instant verification” of your business at the free In-Person Industry Workshops on May 14th, 2019 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

The follow-up session will be held on May 14th. At this in-person workshop, Miles Partnership will provide tactical training, tips and how-to guides for getting the most out of your presence in Google My Business. You will have the opportunity to bypass the Google My Business verification process and verify your business on-site at the event. The GCCTB will be holding two sessions on May 14th:

1.) 10 a.m. at Snow Mountain Ranch: 1101 Co Rd 53, Granby, CO 80446 - Rowley - Administration Building - Bottom Floor

2.) 2 p.m. at the Kremmling Chamber of Commerce: 203 Park Avenue, Kremmling, CO 80459

Download or watch the recorded webinar!