How to Add a Manager to Google My Business (Google Business Profile)

Managing your Google Business profile alone can be tough, but there’s no need to struggle alone when you can add users as managers!

With this article, we’ll outline the steps required to assign an account manager to your Google My Business account to help manage the listing.

Follow These Easy Steps On Your Business Dashboard To Learn How To Add Manager to Google My Business Accounts

1. Remember to sign in!

2. In your Google Business Profile (which you can find by Googling the name of your business if you don’t have the URL saved already), check out the three dots in the right-hand corner. This should open up a menu.

3. Select your Business Profile settings.

4. The People and Access heading will tell you that this is where you can go to add, edit, and remove profile managers.

5. Click on Add and add the associated email address.

6. Then, you’ll want to click Invite to do the deed. This sends your new managers an email notification. They can then accept it, and you’ll see their name(s) appear in a list when they’ve been successfully added.

That’s it!

Frequently Asked Questions

We’re always just an email away if you don’t see your question addressed below! We’ve tried to address everything that might come up, just in case — as well as a few things that will make sure you’re paying attention and hopefully bring a smile to your face.

Does my marketing company need to be given ownership of my account?

Although an account can have multiple owners, you don’t have to give out owner-level access to just anyone – and you definitely don’t have to transfer primary ownership of the account!

Only owners can add new users as managers, for instance, as well as remove users.

As the primary owner, you’ll have the authority to manage users, including other owners — which is generally not a power you’d want to give out, even to someone you trust.

Can I have multiple managers on my account?

Yes, you definitely can! You can add your marketing agency, your communications manager, your friend, your cousin, and your dog. You can add users all day, every day, as long as you like, and then some.

Can my dog really manage a Google My Business profile?

No, but if you have a dog in the first place, we’d love to see pictures! Plus, you never know – they can be awfully smart sometimes. I once had a border collie who–

Never mind.

What can managers do with my Google My Business listing?

Managers, once assigned, can edit business information – but not personal account information. We don’t suggest that you transfer ownership of your business profiles – just give out managerial access!

What if I have multiple locations?

You’ll have to add user roles to each business listing one at a time. Multiple users can be added in each position, as well.

I still have questions! Help me!

Don’t worry. Give us a call at (916) 545-2018. You can always browse the other articles in our blog for other pieces of digital marketing information!


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