You can add “More hours” to your Google My Business

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What is it

Google is giving you now more flexibility to create different operating hours for the different services you provide. It has been a long time waiting for this feature.

Also, to reflect current pandemic times you can select specific hours for seniors, online service operating hours and pickup.

Before you can set up the “More hours” feature, you will need first to set your regular operating hours.

How to

How to setup “More hours” in your Google My Business Profile

1. Sign in to your Google My Business

https://business.google.com/

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2. Go to the “Info” section

On the left-hand side menu, you click on “Info”

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3.Find “More hours” feature and press on the pencil

screenshot of Google My Business More Hours Editor

This feature should be under the regular hours and when you press the pencil to edit this feature a pop box opens.

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4.Select the specific “services” or “specials” with different operating hours

screenshot of Google My Business More Hours Editor Specific Options

Each time you select an option automatically asks you to set the hours for that option.

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5. Set the hours for each specific service or special required

screenshot of Google My Business More Hours Editor Hours and Days Setup

You can choose days of the week that are applicable by sliding the button to “On”, you can then choose the operating hours and even set up multiple hour intervals per day. Finish each schedule by clicking on “Continue”

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6. After adding all hours, press on “Apply”

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7. Check “More hours” on your Google My Business Profile

Google My Business More Hours in the Listing Example

On your profile click on “More hours”

Conclusion on this Google My Business Update

Now you can provide better information to your clients before visiting you. Creates trust and better customer service.

I can see making a difference to supermarkets, restaurants, car dealers and many others with different services operating different hours of the main business.

Be Remarkable!

References:

https://support.google.com/business/answer/9876800

https://www.seroundtable.com/google-my-business-more-hours-by-category-29559.html

https://searchengineland.com/google-my-business-offers-more-flexibility-with-business-hours-335549

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