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My Business is not showing up on certain areas of google

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0keavey Photography and Design
10 Carver Street Alpha House Sheffield, Yorkshire S1 4FS
07972 811372
I'm having trouble finding my business on google maps aswell as if I search "Sheffield Photography"
What can I do to change this?
Thanks in advance,
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Re: My Business is not showing up on certain areas of google

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@Oliver K


I had no trouble to find a very likely reason:


Its seems to be caused by  the bad address specification:

Take a look onto your listing on MapMaker:


Actually it looks as below: 2016-08-23 17-33-21.png

It should in MapMAker look like below (maybe it will not affect the address specification having "Alpha House" in one of the additional address lines)

But having the full street address empty as you did is of no benefit for the listing.


I believe you should change the weirrd address specification through your dashboard (not at all through MapMaker)


Helmut Geissler, Google My Business Top Contributor   |  my G+ profile

Re: My Business is not showing up on certain areas of google

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Hi @Oliver K


I believe this is a lack of signals for Google.


1) Why is your PIN marker in the middle of the street ?


2) Zero mentions of your business online:

"Okeavey Photography and Design" and "10 Carver Street, Alpha House, Sheffield S1 4FS"


Build up your Business Citations


3) You websites <title> does not have your business name or location


Search Ranking Factors


Suggested Title : Okeavey Photography and Design - Sheffield, UK


4) Add structured data to your website:


5) Add business address to contact page with embed map:


<iframe src="!1m18!1m12!1m3!1d594.9811398966895!2d-1.4746577009152166!3d53.38039928328915!2m3!1f0!2f0!3f0!3m2!1i1024!2i768!4f13.1!3m3!1m2!1s0x4879828039593f59%3A0xc251f6f83b56a474!2s0keavey+Photography+and+Design!5e0!3m2!1sen!2suk!4v1471968019738" width="600" height="450" frameborder="0" style="border:0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

6) Ask customers to leave reviews


7) Post occasionally on your Google business page






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