Google My Business Enable Adding ‘Bookings Buttons’ on Local Results

Businesses can now sign up to add booking buttons to their Google local results

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An easy "booking button" for business owners to add on their local panel results on Google Maps or Google Search is available now to sign up with one of its "scheduling partners" directly from Google My Business account.

"Booking buttons can help your business stand out from the crowd," says Google, adding, "People can book an appointment in under a minute directly through your listing."

Setting up the Google My Business booking button is a simple two step process, first you need to log in to your My Business account, you will find a new button in the console named "sign up for bookings" next to the "accept bookings on Google" section. Then, clicking on the button will take you to booking providers page to enroll with a scheduling provider from a dozen plus.

Screenshot below show new "booking button" under GMB account:

booking button in Google My Business account

This screenshot shows scheduling providers in GMB account:

Select booking providers in Google MU Buisness account

Once enrolled, your account will be eligible to accept bookings through Google within a few days. You can then by going in to your Google My Business dashboard, "quickly track how many bookings were made."

See the screenshot below of booking tracking in GMB dashboard.

Supported booking providers currently, include:

Appointy
Bookatable
Booksy
Full Slate
Genbook
Mindbody
Mytime
Pike13
Rosy
SalonRunner
Setmore
Shore
Supersalon software
Wellnessliving
Yocale

Businesses across the U.S. will be getting the new booking button over the next few days. While, other countries and business categories will soon getting it.

Track booking in Google My Business Dashboard

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Deepak Gupta is a IT & Web Consultant. He is the founder and CEO of diTii.com & DIT Technologies, where he's engaged in providing Technology Consultancy, Design and Development of Desktop, Web and Mobile applications using various tools and softwares. Sign-up for the Email for daily updates. Google+ Profile.