difference in the short term. 1. Don't default to Google's image selection Even if you don't claim your Google My Business profile or upload a photo, Google can still assign a photo to your business listing. It can be something as simple as a Google Street View image of the exterior of your business, which can look like a game of dice. Sometimes these images include a store identification sign or a photo of your storefront.
Other times, the image might be a brick wall next to your property or an unflattering corner of the mall where your store is located. Google also has "Local Guides," registered users incentivized to take photos of stores, places, and locations through a points-based rewards system. These local guides take photos, upload them and tag businesses in them. Consumers fax number list can also post photos directly to a business's Google listing with just a few taps on their phone. Often these are pictures of favorite foods or fancy drinks or a big
band playing in your room. But they can also download unwanted images. Advice Local first spotted the prank photo below, taken in a store and uploaded by a user to the business' Google listing. Google bots selected the photo as the profile picture. Not exactly what you want your customers to see. Google profile picture failure Google profile picture failure Take control of your own destiny and don't let a Google robot decide what works best for your business. 2.