What Is Waze?
Waze is a community-based traffic and navigation app. It uses GPS and user feedback to provide and real time traffic updates. Similar like Google My business which show your business location on google maps, you can also add your place or business location to the Waze app, so that when people searching they can get proper directions.
Below are the step to follow if you want your business to be shown in Waze map.
Step 1 – Download Waze
Depending on what type of device and operating system you’re using, download by go to Google Play Store or Apple Store to download the Waze App for your IOS or Android System.
Usually users may prefer to download on a mobile device, but you may have the choice to download the desktop apps if you’re planning to use it on your computer like you always do.
Step 2 – Go to “Report” Menu
Open the app once your download. You will find an orange “Report” icon on the bottom left of your screen, click on it.
Step 3 – Click on the “Place” Icon
In the menu, click on the icon name “Place”.
Step 4 – Take A Photo of Your Shop/Store
Once you click the icon “Place”, it will automatically open the camera which requires you to take a picture of your store. It is advisable to take a picture of your store with a different angle as well as your store’s/shop’s name. Once you have done taking photos of your store, click on to proceed to the next step
Step 5 – Enter Your Business Name
After taking the picture of your store, Waze will prompt to enter your business name. You can also label it as a residential place on this same screen.
Step 6 – Update Your Business Details
Once you’ve done updating your business name, you will be required to update some details regarding your business, such as the address and confirm the exact location of your business on the map. You also need to choose from a list of categories that best suit the nature of your business so that Waze can label it under the same.
However, if you prefer more flexibility over the business details you are adding to Waze, you may have to create an account for Waze Map Editor
Creating an online presence is important in this digital era regarding any business category. Adding your business location to Waze may help to attract and navigate your customer to your location, which is a good thing for your business.
But perhaps, you may try Google My Business as it benefits for your business when your audience searched for your company or brand on Google search engine.
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Prepared by: William
Published by: Charlotte