How to hook up Social Links on Google my business? 

Step by Step on How to Add Social Media Links to Your Google Business Listing Profile.

What's the point of having a social media page if you don't have it listed on your Google business listing? It makes finding other pages with similar interests easier, and helps people find more information about you.

  1.  you need to suggest on your webpage by linking out to Facebook LinkedIn Twitter or YouTube so when Google crawls your site and see that you are trying to communicate with these channels. 
  2. go to your YouTube channel and create links for your Facebook LinkedIn Twitter sites 
  3.  Third go to schema.org so you can tell Google 


To add your social media profiles to your website’s Google Profile, follow these simple steps:

  1. Add the following script to the header of your website.

Copy and paste the following code into a plain text document

<script type="application/ld+json">

{ "@context" : "http://schema.org",

  "@type" : "Organization",

  "name" : "Your Organization Name",

  "url" : "http://www.your-site.com",

  "sameAs" : [ "http://www.facebook.com/your-profile",

    "http://www.twitter.com/yourProfile",

    "http://plus.google.com/your_profile"] 

}

</script>


  1. Change the name of your organization to the ‚ÄĚname‚ÄĚ section of the script.
  2. Change your website to the ‚Äúurl‚ÄĚ section of the script.
  3. Change your social media links to the ‚ÄĚsameAs‚ÄĚ section of the script.
  4. Finally Copy and paste your edited script into the head or body of your webpages. Or if you use WordPress, You can use the yoast plugin and Type in your information and it will generate the schema for you.

This is what the code looks like for my website.

<script type="application/ld+json">

{ "@context" : "http://schema.org",

  "@type" : "Organization",

  "name" : "HouseHelper.page",

  "url" : "https://www.househelper.page",

  "sameAs" : [ "https://www.facebook.com/HouseHelper.page",

    "https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMfJFhH4WkHgbbgPk0AvOoA",

    "https://www.linkedin.com/company/househelper-page/?viewAsMember=true"] 

}

</script>


Now let's test this code.

Go here

https://search.google.com/structured-data/testing-tool

Click on the code snippet. Then past in the code that wrote above. Make sure there are no errors or warnings.

Doing all these things hints to Google that you want your social profiles listed on your GMB listings. You're just  demonstrating your Authority; they will reward you for it. This builds credibility. This will give your visitors and Google a better understanding of what your products and services are about. This will help with rankings.

Recap for adding social profiles to your Google my business listings:

  1.  add the schema code 
  2.  add the code to your website or use yoast plugin.
  3.  add website icons to your website linking to social profiles. 

The more signals you can give Google the better. 

There is one more thing you can do. Suggest an edit on your Google my  business listing. 

Update your Google Knowledge panel. 

  1. Click on the edit your business information 
  2. Change the name 

How long does it take for changes to take place. Well, it can take up to 40 to 50 days. Just make sure the Google is spidering in your site’

 Go to Google Search Console and request and indexing. Your site will be crawled and your information will be found. 


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Posted 
Apr 21, 2021
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