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Google My Business Listing: Simplified Transfer

Step-by-Step Guide to Transferring Ownership of a Google My Business Listing

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Written by DYNE Technologies Inc.
Updated over a week ago

Title: Step-by-Step Guide to Transferring Ownership of a Google My Business Listing

1. Signing In:

  • Access Google My Business: Visit the Google My Business website and log in with the account that currently owns the listing.

2. Selecting the Business:

  • Choose Listing: Once logged in, select the business listing you intend to transfer.

3. Navigating to Users:

  • Access Users Section: Find and click on the “Users” button in the menu, typically located in the account settings area.

4. Inviting New Owner:

  • Send Invitation: Click on the “Invite new users” icon (usually represented by a plus symbol or an invitation icon).

  • Enter Email: Input the email address of the prospective new owner (it must be associated with their Google Account).

5. Assigning Role:

  • Set Role to ‘Owner’: Assign the role of “Owner” to the new user, granting them full control over the business listing.

6. Sending the Invitation:

  • Dispatch Invitation: After setting the role, send the invitation to the new user.

7. Acceptance by New Owner:

  • Await Acceptance: The person receiving the ownership must log into their Google My Business account and accept the invitation.

8. Finalizing Transfer:

  • Remove or Change Role: Once the new owner accepts the invitation, you can remove yourself as an owner or alter your role to a manager or another position as desired.

9. Confirmation of Ownership Transfer:

  • Verify Ownership Rights: The new owner should verify that they have full ownership rights and the ability to make all necessary alterations to the listing.

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