How to Give a Marketing Agency Access to Location Group on Google My Business

By Ryan Cecil on July 2, 2019

With Google My Business we have a nifty tool called Location Groups, previously known as business accounts. This provides a more secure to manage multiple users across several locations.

To create a location group within your Google My Business follow these steps listed below.

Step One:

Make sure you are signed into the Gmail account that manages the locations you are wishing to group.

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Step Two:

Under Manage locations go to Create location group.

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Step Three:

Appropriatly name the Location group under Group name.

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Step Four:

Select the location that you want to transfer.

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Step Five:

Select a corresponding location group that you had created and click transfer.

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Step Six:

Verify that the selected location has been placed in the correct location group.

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Adding Users To Your Location Group

Click the Gear Icon to go the settings the page for the new location group.

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Click Manage Users

Voila! Add the email of the user you would like to add, click the appropriate permissions. You’ve successfully created a location group. Make sure when you are adding, add the corresponding agency ID number. 👏

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