How to claim your business on Google

First, we need to find your business on Google. Let's do a Google Search or search Google Maps for your business. This will lead us to a few possible outcomes.

Your business is listed and unclaimed.

Your business was automatically created and is floating out there on Google, but it isn't claimed by you. This means any information was automatically populated and no additional info was added, and the info populated could be inaccurate.

Let's get this listing claimed! At the bottom of your business profile will be

Under the Business Profile, click "Claim this business." This will bring you through the verification process.

Your business is listed and claimed by someone that isn't you.

Your business was created and is owned by an email that you no longer have access to or isn't yours. At the bottom of your business profile, you will see "Suggest an edit • Own this business?" you will want to click "Own this business?"

Google will give you a peek at the first few letters of the email address that owns the listing. This could trigger your memory on the email address you initially used, which you can now access it using that email. If you don't recognize the email, you will click "Request Access."