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Cannot Find the PlaceID for my Business

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Hello Gurus ... I cannot seem to locate the PlaceID for my business. I've accessed the ID Finder, but it does not appear on the map. It seems strange that Google wouldn't just put it on my 'Google My Business' page. It seems like some sort of a secret! Help! Here is my business

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@Brad S

 

your  business is a service area bsuiness wih hidden addres sinece you unchecked the little box "I also serve customers ay my business address"

 

such businesses are not supported by the "PlaceID for my business API".

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My goal is to obtain a URL that I can drive our clients to for them to write reviews of my business. But, from what I have seen, I need a PlaceID in order to get a URL. Is that correct?

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I'm aware your goal.

But as said:

 

the feature described in https://support.google.com/business/answer/7035772?hl=en isn't applicable for service area businesses like yours.

 

YOur only option is to share a link like "review my  business" hinting the customers on the link "write a review" at the left side of GMaps

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Huh. Amazing. No wonder Google+ never went anywhere. I do thank you for your assistance.

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@Mike Blumenthal

 

I'm not sure what your link is good for to gather reviews for the one listing @Brad S is referring to?

 

I get on your link  this three pack:

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It works in the US... (I created whule half asleep on mobile) but this one should work as well

 

https://www.google.com/#q=austin+private+car+service+corp.+austin+tx&lrd=0x8644d003c7b20fab:0xa63bdb...,

 

@Brad S this has nothing to do with Plus one way or the other. The local database and reviews run separately from Plus and have for some time. 

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strange enough @Mike Blumenthal

 

it works now in Germany too - one of the miracles of Google perhaps???

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Thanks Mike! "Ultimate Guru" status for you!