Marketing tools for owners

Google My Business

People using Karshare App for car and van rentals through car sharing

What is it?

Google My Business is a free tool that helps you promote your business on Google Search and Maps. The following will show on your Maps listing:

- A hero image of your car
- Your street address and postcode
- A link to your vehicle’s landing page on our website
- Karshare’s telephone number
- A description about Karshare

Why add your car to Google?

A business profile helps your vehicle show up when it matters most: the moment customers are searching for a local car to rent.

We encourage our car owners to opt in for this service as it’s a great way for you to get extra exposure online. Google My Business heightens the potential for you to earn even more income and it’s completely FREE.

Google Maps showing Karshare cars and vans for car sharing and rentals

How to add your car to Google

Head over to Google.com/business to get started. If you don’t have one already, you’ll need to setup a Google account to list your car on Google My Business.

1

Create your profile

Business Name: Use format Karshare Car Hire - Local Area
(Eg Karshare Car Hire - Shoreditch)

Business Type: Online retail

Category:
Car sharing location

Address:
Where your car is parked

Website:
Direct users straight to your car by entering your car's Karshare listing URL

Phone number:
0208 138 8800

Description: Your car's description

2

Verify using email

If asked to verify, select the email verification option, please enter info@karshare.com as the verification email.

Send us an email so we know to share the verification code with you and we'll send this to you asap.

Once your profile is live and verified, users will be able to discover it on Google and you’ll be able to build your own business presence by encouraging renters to leave positive reviews.

3

Add photos of your car

Enhance your listing and build trust by using the same photos you use on your Karshare car page.

We have a pool of Karshare recommended photographers who can snap some professional images of your car! Find out more.

Photos may take a couple of days to be approved by Google.

Seen enough?
Get your vehicle on maps

If you have any questions or need help setting up your profile. Send us a message or call us.