Business owners can now see exactly what search terms people are using to find their Google My Business listings with Search Query Insights, giving you an opportunity to see where your listing is succeeding and what areas may need to be better optimized.
The search query information is being added to the Insights tab and includes the most common terms and search trends that helped people find your business.
Interested in how customers find your business? Now you can view what queries customers are using in your Insights tab! Learn more: https://t.co/nTODHb28pq
— Google My Business (@GoogleMyBiz) July 12, 2018
In the help page for the new feature, Google suggested: “these queries should help you create better Posts with Google and even Ads to engage your customers.”
However, the data won’t be a comprehensive list of every search term that led to your listing. It will just contain the terms used most often.
“Search queries focus on the terms that your customers used to find your business on Local Search and Maps.”
Business owners or page managers can also filter the queries based on those used within the last week or the past 28 days.
The feature will be available to all Google My Business listings soon, but Google has not provided an estimate of how long the rollout will take. Currently, some are reporting seeing search query data in their Insights tab, while it is absent for others. I would expect most will have access to the information by the end of the week, if not sooner.