Can I use a virtual office for google my business

Yes you can use a virtual office address to set up a google my business profile and gain more visibility in google search. However the virtual office provider must meet some specific requirements in order for you to be able to use your virtual office address to claim your google my business listing.

Businesses that use kimbocorp's virtual offices are eligible companies that meet the criteria for the service, according to google's policy.

The guidelines for representing your business on Google states that:

1. Listings on google my business can only be created for businesses that either have a physical location that customers can visit, or that travel to visit customers where they are.

According to this rule, you are allowed a virtual office address as long as your provider gives you the opportunity to use their offices when you need them (just like kimbocorp does). Even though you run your business remotely, your provider should allow you to access professional, tech-enabled meeting rooms and boardrooms to conduct your business meetings and meet your customers.

This is what I mean when I say "you can have a business physical presence without atually having a physical presence". With a virtual office, you can get all the benefits of a physical office (meaning you can have a real physical address and an office that you can access wherever you need, as well as other perks and benefits) and yet work remotely.

Also, with a virtual office that allows you to work remotely, it is highly unlikely that you might need to travel to visit customers (meaning that you can meet the requirements stated above).

2. Service-area businesses can't list a "virtual office" unless that office is staffed during opening hours

kimbocorp meets this requirement as well. Our reception staff is available from Monday to Friday, 8 hours a day. Also you can set up google my business listing to read "visitors by appointment only".

Our on-site receptionists can also inform your vistors (in case they visitr you without arranging an appointment) that you are out of the office and will be able to contact them at the earliest opportunity.

Therefore the purpose of this article is to clarify the myths about virtual offices that we see on the internet. A virtual office does not provide you with a "fake" address for your business but a real street address with offices that you can access.

Moreover some people claim that no virtual office is eligible to be utilised as a google my business listing. But that is not true, as demonstrated above, you only have to pay attention when choosing your virtual office provide so that they can meet all the requirements specified in the guidelines for representing a business on google.

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