UENI is able to rapidly verify many businesses immediately following the onboarding process. In some instances, we can only do so by entering a code into the GMB system. This requires your help and participation, but it is worthwhile because verifying your business on GMB ensures that you will appear on Google Maps and improves your search ranking on Google.
The code may be sent via text message, phone call or postcard. If text message or phone call options are available, a member of the UENI onboarding team will phone you to let you know that you will be receiving the code and will call you back to obtain the code from you.
If you receive a code via postcard (usually within 5 business days of the onboarding process), you can either email email@example.com with the name of your business and the code or you can complete the verification process yourself:
- Once you receive your postcard with your unique verification code, go to business.google.com
- Sign in and click on "Verify location" from the menu (or click the 'Verify now' button).
- You can then follow the instructions to enter the verification code from your postcard.
- Well done! You have successfully verified your business. Now you can go ahead and edit your business information, respond to customer reviews or write your first post on Google.