Lesson 4. Signing Up for a Google Account

In this lesson, you’ll set up a Google account for your business. (You need one to claim, or create, your Google Places page.) The recommended way to do this is by creating a Gmail account. You’ll choose your Gmail login name—almost as important a task as choosing a domain name for your website—and learn about other Google services that can help your business grow.

How to Get a Google Account for Your Business

You need a Google account to manage your Google Places page. I have some very specific recommendations about how to manage this:

• Create a business Google account:Create a Google account specifically for your business, in addition to any individual accounts you or others involved with the business ...

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