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If you have a caregiver profile on HomeHero you are considered a legitimate small business in the eyes of Google. That means you can register with Google Places (Google Maps) and take advantage of local organic search traffic. Adding your HomeHero profile and s home care services listing to Google Places is free, all that is required is a valid mailing address. This is a short 4-step tutorial explaining how to get started.

Step 1: Create a Google Places Account

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Before you begin, make sure you have a Google (or gmail) account for your business ? don?t use your personal email account. Next, visit the Google Places web page and sign in. If you don?t have one, click “Sign Up” to set up your new account.

Step 2: Enter New Business Name and Address

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You do not need to include your real name in the “Business Name” field. For better search rankings, enter a name with “HomeHero” in the title, such as “Caregiving 4 You | HomeHero”. The rest of your information must be real (Google will be sending you a postcard to verify your address).

Step 3: Click “Verify by Postcard” Button

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Click “Verify by postcard” to allow Google to send you a postcard. This proves that the address you entered is valid and that you are authorized to manage this business on Google.You will receive a PIN number in the mail, which you will need to enter in your account (full instructions will be on your postcard).

Step 4: Get Your Friends to Write Reviews

In order to get hired, it is very important that you include on your Google Places page a link to your HomeHero profile page. You can find this link on our promote page. Any images you find on HomeHero website you can import onto your Google Places page. Then email your friends and past clients with a link to your new page and encourage them to write you reviews. This will all help your search ranking.

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