1. What is Google My Business (GMB)?
Google My Business (commonly known as GMB, and formerly known as Google Local and Google Places) is a business listing within Google officially released and lodged into our search results in June 2014. It is an interface by which consumers can search for local businesses and services near them via Google Search, Google Map, and other services. Unlike other online business directories like Bing Local, Apple Maps, Facebook Local and Yelp, Google My Business improves your business's local ranking better than any other listing with Google having a 94.74% and 69.27% search engine market share of all mobile and desktop searches respectively as of June 2020.