Verifying a Google Local Business page can become a bit of a nightmare if you go down the route of post card verification, then with some recent bugs, you may not be able to enter the PIN number that you receive, leaving you to request another verification PIN number.
If you have NOT attempted verification, then this route is for You. Equally any SEO’s, web developers should use this method of setting up clients Local My Business pages.
Verified Google Local Business Page in Minutes
What’s the trick … Webmaster Tools !
You may be instantly verified to manage your business if you’ve already verified your business’s website with Google Webmaster Tools.
Make sure you’re signed in to Google My Business with the same account you used to verify your site with Webmaster Tools. Note that some business categories may not be eligible for instant verification.
The Verification Process
Log into Analytics: www.google.com/analytics
Connect Webmaster Tools : www.google.com/webmasters/tools
Then go to Google My Business : www.google.co.uk/business
Start by seeing if the Business is recognised by Google, if not add your Business Details.
Once all correctly entered, then confirm the details.
Voila instant verified Google Local My Business Page
Time to optimise your Page and build your business.