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What happened to the desription section?

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What happened to the description section in GMB? I see there is a story line section, but I can't find a way to create it, edit it or add to it. Also, the Google Plus page shows little more than the name and a couple photos for people that aren't logged in. No address, phone number, etc. I know you want everyone to create a Google account, but isn't this going to extremes? What about the people that don't have accounts?

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Re: What happened to the desription section?

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The storyline/description is only visible in Google Plus and can only be edited there. It doesn't show on Google Maps or on Google search. Google removed the description field from Google My Business because it hasn't been showing anywhere on search for years so it was kind of misleading to have it in there and have people constantly wondering where their description showed up.


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Re: What happened to the desription section?

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Hi @John E

 

Adding onto what @JoyHawkins mentioned.

 

Go to: https://aboutme.google.com/

 

Add your business page URL

 

https://aboutme.google.com/b/12345678910111213 etc

 

Then you will see where to add a Tag line and a story line if you fancy.

 

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