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no google maps marker unless through search

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having problems as my business is not visible unless through the search

https://plus.google.com/u/0/107160685716632915343.

a search in google

Anything Shop Wakefield

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Re: no google maps marker unless through search

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@John S

 

likely not 

But read this:

Place Labels https://support.google.com/business/answer/6056435

 
It is Google Local algorithms that choose what business listings are shown as Place Labels and it is not possible for business owners to request inclusion of the business listing as a Place Label. There is also nothing business owners can do with their business listings to ensure that their businesses are displayed as a Place Label on Maps and Earth.
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Re: no google maps marker unless through search

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https://plus.google.com/u/0/111453147812001421817

could this duplicate google + page be the problem?

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@John S

 

likely not 

But read this:

Place Labels https://support.google.com/business/answer/6056435

 
It is Google Local algorithms that choose what business listings are shown as Place Labels and it is not possible for business owners to request inclusion of the business listing as a Place Label. There is also nothing business owners can do with their business listings to ensure that their businesses are displayed as a Place Label on Maps and Earth.
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Helmut Geissler, Google My Business Top Contributor   |  my G+ profile

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Hi John,
I think you may be referring to the place label? When you go to the map without searching for your business, there is no label unless you enter your business name. This is the place label that is missing.

https://support.google.com/business/answer/6056435?hl=en

"The place labels shown on Google Maps are determined algorithmically based on a large number of factors. One factor these algorithms consider is the accuracy of the business information and the richness of the content associated with the business. "

When I search for "Anything Shop" I only see one listing and you are showing up in the correct spot.

https://www.google.com/maps/place/ANYTHING+SHOP/@53.6718183,-1.4824979,21z/data=!4m2!3m1!1s0x4879665...



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Thank you for taking the time to read and answer,I think that a few broken links/search engine issues might be where I have to look.
John

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Thank you for your reply