When you make the decision to have a professional local SEO expert to optimize your listing, they will need access to edit it.
You could hand over your Google Logon details, which is great if the consultant or expert is 100% trustworthy.
A much safer way is to follow these simple steps, allowing you to remain in full control of your account while allowing the SEO expert access to optimize your Google My business profile.
To get started, head over to https://www.google.com/business and sign in.
Once signed in you will see a menu on the left hand side, like so:
Clicking on “Users” will reveal the following screen for you:
Clicking on the +users symbol in the top right corner will bring the following pop up:
Clicking on “Invite new users” shows the following screen:
Here you should insert the email address that your chosen SEO consultant has provided, select Manager and then authorize access.
This method of sharing access to your GMB listing is simple and secure.
If you are looking for a UK based Local SEO Expert then reach out to me via my contact form here.