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Address and Service Area Settings

Visitor ✭ ✭ ✭
# 1
Visitor ✭ ✭ ✭

Hi,

I recently started a Cleaning and Property Maintenance business that does work at clients' locations.

www.poconoservices.com

Is there any way to show up as a location on the map?  I feel like I'm getting the short end of the stick here in the display results:

- I type in the google search: pocono services

- I scroll to below the small map and click, "More places"

- I scroll through the list and my business doesn't even show up :-/

 

Help/suggestions please?

- Jess

 

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Address and Service Area Settings

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# 2
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Hi Pocono. A few things one, your business does show up on maps when I google Pocono Quality Services. WHen I google Pocono Services I find there is a business named "Pocono Services For Families." That listing looks solid (47 reviews) etc.

 

When I google 'pocono cleaning services' you are not in the maps yet but you are #16 in the organic results. Note just because you are on the maps doesn't mean that you will show up in the map results for any specific search. I would suggest continue doing what you are doing on your website (page 2 currently) and work on getting some real reviews rolling in.

 

Ok wait looking at your website I see the town you are in is Mountainhome. When you google 'Mountainhome cleaning services' you are #1 in the maps. Still continue on with what I said above and in time you can start showing up in other areas too based on your service area.

Address and Service Area Settings

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# 3
Top Contributor

as a business servicing your customers at their location only you are requested to create the listing as a service area business with hidden address.

In this case you can get a location marker on GMaps 

 

You get indicated on GMaps with your hightlighted (in red) service area only

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Address and Service Area Settings

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# 4
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Thank you!  I also decreased my service area so now there's a red circle!

 

So the only other way to boost my ranking in map view is to get reviews?