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My business is not showing up on Google Maps when searched by keywords

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I am verified and you cant find my business using key words like tattoo and piercing........................



Lyons Den Tattoo

3733 E. University #300

McKinney Tx. 75069 

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Re: My business is not showing up on Google Maps when searched by keyw

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Hey there!

I was able to find your page when searching with the business name, which is all that Google My Business is meant to do. Your page can show up with keywords but it can take some time and work and is not guaranteed.

Your page may not be showing up with keywords if it is really new. This is because the three main factors that determine your ranking int he results are distance, prominence, and relevance. Ways to help with this are posting on the page, getting reviews, keeping your online presence optimized, etc.

Keep in mind these pages are for directions for existing users, so you may have to search with name and address for awhile.

Re: My business is not showing up on Google Maps when searched by keyw

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Hi @reno l


As @Tam pointed out you are visible.


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A couple of things that could enhance your business page :


Because you don't have a connected website, I would certainly add:


Images  >>  this is a window to your business and its currently empty


Business description : 

this is Reno's place,been in the business 20 years .can take care of all of your tattooing and piercing needs


I really do not think your current description is a great, if i wanted a tattoo and I was looking around, this description would not be the winner for my choice.


Posts >> because you dont have a website connected, use the posts to add insight into the work you do. Take pictures of a tattoo, add some context, how long it took, was this one bespoke, what was the cost, how many colours.


Describe it, Sell it, Love it .... !



Tim Capper
Google My Business Top Contributor (UK) and SEO consultant at Online Ownership



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Re: My business is not showing up on Google Maps when searched by keyw

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@reno l


I like to add to @Tim Capper & @Tam:


I get your business if searching for a keyword like "Tattoo near McKinney Tx"


But like to hint you also about a violation of your business page;


Its the name in ALLCAPS. 

This isn't allowed by their Guidelines for representing your business on Google (read under "Names" and then the link "Learn more")


Google likely is penalizing your business soon

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