Google My Business Website Builder: The Google has officially launched a single-page website builder which is designed for small businesses. Called “Website”, it is a simple tool that assists small-scale companies to create and edit their websites fast on either mobile or desktop. They use a company’s Google listing to build the site, taking care of the design and making sure the website is found in Search and Maps. This new feature aims to leverage the power of the Internet by building a mobile-optimized website instantly. SMEs can create their first website for free by making use of Google My Business.
The search engine giant has unveiled this feature on Tuesday which the Google CEO Sundar Pichai has announced in his last visit to Delhi back in January. Users can build websites in 10 languages by using this Google My Business. The website builder allows regional languages like Hindi, Bengali, Telugu, Marathi, Tamil, Urdu, Gujarati, Kannada, and Malayalam.
“Using Google My Business, you can create your first website for free, less than 10 minutes.
It’s so easy it basically creates itself. We use your Google listing to build the site, taking care of the design and making sure your website is found in Search and Maps,” says Google in a blog post announcing the Google My Business website builder.
A pilot run was being run over the past five months, and more than 120000 Indian businesses were part of the program. As part of the website builder, users can get a free domain from Google or buy their Domains right from Google My Business.
“Connect with customers by telling them exactly what you want them to do next, like call your business, book an appointment or sign up for your mailing list,” the company added.
“Small business owners believe that building a website can be complex, expensive and time-consuming. To solve these problems, we initiated a new simple, free, and fast way to build a mobile-optimized website through ‘Website with Google My Business,’ said Shalini Girish, Director, Marketing Solutions, Google, in a statement.