FREE GOOGLE MY BUSINESS WEBSITE BUILDER
Should you build a free Google My Business Website?
Google My Business Websites are on the rise, and the question is- Should you build one? Google officially launched its Website Builder within Google My Business to help small businesses easily create websites, especially for those who don’t yet own their own website.
According to a Google My Business Help thread on Tuesday, June 13, 2017:
One of the most common actions people take when exploring a Google listing is to go to the website, but we know that getting a website can still be a challenge for a lot of small business owners around the world: too complex, too expensive, too time consuming. Millions of small businesses (60% of small businesses globally) don’t yet have a website. It is a free tool that allows small business owners to create a simple, striking website in just a few minutes. It’s easy, and you can create and edit your new website from your computer or your phone!
First, let’s look back at how free website builders have been discussed as being counterintuitive to your online marketing goals. We’ve discussed the many reasons before why you should never use a free website builder.
- Rented, Not Owned
- Limited Pages, Limited Data
- Poor Analytics
- Poor First Impressions
- Design Quality
- Mobile Friendly
- Responsive Programming
- No Branding
- No Support
And so on. So what’s different here?
What makes a Google My Business website so special?