Monday, September 11 2017
You can now add quick links to your local results, thanks to Google My Business’s latest update! They have recently announced that local business owners will now be able to add quick links to their local listings. Currently, it is visible only to select categories of business.
But those who will be able to enjoy it can add the quick links using their Google My Business account. It can prove to be a boon to those who directly serve the customers. From the limited categories that will be able to avail this new feature, the restaurant owners will reap the maximum benefits from it, since they can add direct links to online ordering menu, reviews and much more.
Google posted the news about it on their release notes page saying:
Add links to specific actions like online orders or reservations. Make it easier for customers to take action directly from your listing.
This new update is to make it easier for the users to take actions. By cutting short the process from Google —> Website —> Action to Google —> Action.
The help center article has been updated to explain the steps for businesses to take to add these URLs. Some of the actions include:
• booking an appointment
Here’s a screenshot