Creating a Google My Business account for service based businesses can be easily done by following the steps below. Follow this link to get started on creating your own Google My Business account. https://support.google.com/business/answer/2911778/
Once you have clicked the link above you will be taken to the first page shown below. Click the get started button and continue to follow the steps below.
Google will ask you to find and manage your business. Type in your business name into the search bar given to begin.
You will now need to insert your business name into the space provided for you. You will now need to chose a category that suits your business best. Begin to type the service your business offers and click on the most accurate choice from the drop down menu.
You will be asked if you would like to add a location for customers to visit, such as a store or an office. Being a service based business you would not have a location and would choose no.
Once you have selected no you will then be asked where you serve your customers. This step is optional and is an opportunity to select your City or State in which you service.
Once your location is complete you will then be asked what contact details you want to show your customers. You can complete this by filling in your phone number and business website. If you do not have a website you can chose not to include or you can choose to have a website created for you based on the information provided.
Google will then ask if you would like updates and recommendations for your business on google, choose which option best suits your needs.
The last steps in finalizing your google account is to verify your business matches your email. If your email is linked to your business you should receive an email allowing you to verify your account. If not the following steps are the last pieces needed to achieving your Google My Business account.
If your email is not linked to your business you will be asked to provide your mailing address to receive a verification code in the mail.