Did You Know You Can Add Videos To Your Google Local Profile?

by on April 8, 2008 · 0 comments

Google has added the ability to add videos to your Google Local Business Center profile. This is a great way to add more search-able content to your profile – and show off your customer testimonials, products, or a personal message to prospective customers.

All you need to do is edit your profile in the Google Local Business Center, and go to the Photos Tab.

Google Local Business Center - Photos Tab screen shot

Then, you will see the “Add Video” button further down on this page. Note that you have to upload your video to YouTube first, then provide the link to the video here…

Google Local Business Center - Add Videos

Barry Schwartz provides a nice step-by-step of the whole process in his Search Engine land blog post titled: Add Videos To Your Google Local Business Profile. Mike Blumenthal also writes about it in his post, Google Maps: Video can now be added in Local Business Center.

This is another great way to make your small business profile stand out when people do Google searches with local keywords. Something you will want to take advantage of!

In another interesting development, Flickr just added the ability to upload videos along side photos. It seems like Yahoo Listings might take advantage of this to add similar functionality to their listings, like the Google Local Business Center provides.

Like what you read?

If so, please join over 10,000 people who receive exclusive weekly online business and blogging tips, and get a FREE COPY of my eBook, 10 Steps to Free Website Traffic! Just enter your name and email below:

Subscribe Now

Article by »

Don is an entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley. He founded Expand2Web and is the publisher of the Expand2Web Blog, the SmallBiz WordPress Theme and the GetFiveStars Customer Feedback and Reviews service.

Don has written 278 articles on Expand2Web

Author Connect » Twitter | | Facebook |

How The SmallBiz Theme Makes Your Business Website Way Better

If you're building a business website these days, you're in luck.

WordPress has revolutionized the ease and power of what a website can do and be. Now you can quickly create a website that is optimized for top search results, and update it yourself whenever you want.

As you'll see in a moment, the SmallBiz Theme is much more than a mere WordPress theme. It's a complete solution for your business web presence including a Website, Blog, Facebook Page and Mobile Website.

Let's take a look at each of these, and how they help you generate new business from the web…

Click to continue...

See my disclosure about advertising and affiliate links

{ 0 comments… add one now }

Leave a Comment

Previous post:

Next post: