Google Adds “Request a Quote” Button to Google My Business Listings in Search Results

Google is consistently bridging the gap between consumers and businesses by introducing new communication features. We gave you a comprehensive guide on messaging businesses on Google for inquiries, it seems a new feature has been added when you search for a business on Google in tandem with Google Maps.

Known as ‘Request a Quote,’ this new addition will make it easier for consumers who want to know the exact charges for the desired services of a business. Scroll below to know more about it.

How to Request a Quote to Businesses on Google

This feature is nothing to write home about but is equally significant. Kudos to Google on including this new feature.

CONSUMERS:

This will be for the consumers who want to place an inquiry.

Step 1: Search for business or service providers on Google. Keep in mind that this feature is not available for every business you search for. Tap on the REQUEST A QUOTE in blue.

How to Request a Quote to Businesses on Google

Step 2: You will quickly see a pop-up which will require you fill in your request to the business. There seems to be no limit on the words but we suggest you shouldn’t write an essay. Click on ‘Request.’

Google Adds "Request a Quote" Button to Google My Business Listings in Search Results

Google will give you a small pop-up saying that your request was sent. Now, you will have to wait for the business’s response, which might take some time.

Google Adds "Request a Quote" Button to Google My Business Listings in Search Results

Step 3: You can see the exact conversation in your Google Maps Messages feature. Potential consumers can take the conversation further on the said platform.

Google Adds "Request a Quote" Button to Google My Business Listings in Search Results Businesses will keep getting your messages on Google My Business App as well as through SMS, simultaneously.

Google Adds "Request a Quote" Button to Google My Business Listings in Search Results

If you are a business owner and want to take advantage of this feature to better communicate with consumers, follow the steps:

  • Download and launch Google My Business app.
  • Select a business if you have multiple locations.
  • Click on Consumers and then select Messages.

Google Adds "Request a Quote" Button to Google My Business Listings in Search Results

  • Tap on Turn on.

Google Adds "Request a Quote" Button to Google My Business Listings in Search Results

You can now take advantage of this feature.


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