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Marking a Business Temporarily Closed

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We have a store that will not be opening for another 3 weeks. 


We don't want to confuse customers, but we also want to be proactive and start setting up our listing now.


How can I set this profile up without publicly publishing it?


Is there a way to mark it temporarily closed?


Thank you!

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Re: Marking a Business Temporarily Closed

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Hi Alexander, according to Google's guidelines, you can't verify a local business page until the business is open to the public. The verification postcard can take two weeks to arrive, so you could be proactive and request that in a week.
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Marking a Business Temporarily Closed

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I have a business that is physically open only during summer time, I don't want to put that it's permanently closed because it would be confusing. Does "temporarily closed" exist ? Or like "add hours" there would be an "add dates" of opening ?

Thank you !

Marking a Business Temporarily Closed

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@Audrey P

there is no option to specify  "temporarily closed" - but you could use "set special hours"

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I'm now closing ths very old thread for new replies

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