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How to Find Source of Info in Search?

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This may not be for "Basics for Business Owners", but wasn't sure which group to send this to exactly.  When you google our company, a section appears to the right in the search results with the logo, a wikipedia entry, stock quote, and other info (our founder, year we were founded, etc).  How can we update this info?  This info is not pulled from Wikipedia, and Google hasn't been able to point me in the right direction yet.  Google My Business has a completely different setup, so it isn't them (they have name, address, hours, phone).  How can I find out where our company info is coming from?screen shot.png

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Re: How to Find Source of Info in Search?

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this isn't a question about GoogleMyBusiness b/c the right side knowledge graph isn't based on any GoogleMyBusiness listing.
Such typs of knowledge graph get automatically created from several sources.
mostly from Wikipedia or any other famous sourses.by Google Search engine
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Re: How to Find Source of Info in Search?

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Hi @cryolife

 

Each piece will be pulled from around the web, but looking at it 90% of it is being pulled from Wiki

 

However you can edit some of this.

 

1) Website must be connected to search console

2) Verify site

 

Then when you are logged into your account, if you open the search result for cryolife, it will be highlighed with "suggest an Edit"

 

Changes are not immediate.

 

You can also influence the data if you correctly use structured data markup. At the minute you are only using the Yoast add social profiles.

 

You really need to get it properly marked up, to control the data about your property

 

Example:

 

<script type="application/ld+json">
 { "@context": "http://schema.org",
 "@type": "Organization",
 "name": "Elite Strategies",
 "legalName" : "Elite Strategies Llc",
 "url": "http://www.elite-strategies.com",
 "logo": "http://cdn.elite-strategies.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/elitestrategies.png",
 "foundingDate": "2009",
 "founders": [
 {
 "@type": "Person",
 "name": "Patrick Coombe"
 },
 {
 "@type": "Person",
 "name": ""
 } ],
 "address": {
 "@type": "PostalAddress",
 "streetAddress": "900 Linton Blvd Suite 104",
 "addressLocality": "Delray Beach",
 "addressRegion": "FL",
 "postalCode": "33444",
 "addressCountry": "USA"
 },
 "contactPoint": {
 "@type": "ContactPoint",
 "contactType": "customer support",
 "telephone": "[+561-526-8457]",
 "email": "info@elite-strategies.com"
 },
 "sameAs": [ 
 "http://www.freebase.com/m/0_h96pq",
 "http://www.facebook.com/elitestrategies",
 "http://www.twitter.com/delraybeachseo",
 "http://pinterest.com/elitestrategies/",
 "http://elitestrategies.tumblr.com/",
 "http://www.linkedin.com/company/elite-strategies",
 "https://plus.google.com/106661773120082093538"
 ]}
</script>

 

 

 

 



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