RIP Google Business Profile Websites

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What are Google Business Profile Websites?

Google Business Profile websites are single page websites and have been generally used by small businesses as a way of getting a cost-effective (free) way of getting online. By default, sites created with Google Business Profile have the domain structure: ‘yourcompanyname.business.site’.

Google Announcement

Google have announced that websites built with Google Business Profile will be turned off from the 1st March 2024. For clarification, Google Business Profiles will continue, just the websites will be turned off.

Websites made with Google Business Profiles will be turned off soon
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Update - 1st March 2024

Google Business Profile Websites have now been removed. For the next couple of months they will redirect through to Google Maps after that they will go nowhere. Action now.

We Can Help

At Lens Digital, our advice has been to have a website that is independent from any provider and that you have full control of. Our preference is to use WordPress for our websites as the platform is open sourced and can be hosted on virtually any web host.

We have built our Fixed Price Website package specifically for business looking to establish an online presence. You get a high-quality website that grows with your business.

If you have a website made with Google Business Profile, we can help you migrate away and onto another platform.Contact us today to arrange a no-obligation chat to discuss how we can assist.

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