How to Add an Owner to Google My Business

Google My Business is a tool that allows you to manage and edit your Google listing. This listing is important for many reasons.

  1. It is often the first thing a user sees when searching for your business
  2. If contributes to SEO and how your Google places you in search appearances.
  3. It allows you to customize the listing in the right-hand panel of search results for your business
  4. It is used for Google ads optimizations and placements
Often you want to have several people help manage your Google Listing such as your marketing agency. It is best to give them access to the profile instead of giving them your login credentials to protect your Google Accounts. Providing access is easy and can be done in just a few steps.

How to Add an Owner to Google My Business

1. Go to your Google My Business Profile Manager 

2. Click on the business you want to add the user to.

3. Click on the Users tab on the left column
4. Click "Add Users"
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5. Type in the email address of the person you want to add.
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6. Click "Choose a Role"
7. Click "Add new users Select "Owner" (This does not remove ownership from the person who is the "Primary Owner")
8. Click "Invite"
9. Click "Done"