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on a mobile phone my map marker does not appear

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we are close to our competing car dealerships and when you use a mobile phone to google map us by name the pins shown are my competitors first, rather than our store Griffin Chevrolet at 11100 W. Metro Auto Mall, (414)434-5000 https://www.google.com/maps/place/Griffin+Chevrolet/@43.1450579,-88.0526507,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m... www.griffinchevy.com.  You need to zoom or expand the map to see us actually listed.  Anyway for Google to prevent this?

 

on a mobile phone my map marker does not appear

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Hi,

 

I cannot use a mobile but see this

 

https://www.google.co.uk/maps/search/car+dealerships+near+Milwaukee,+WI+53224,+United+States/@43.128...

 

An issue is that the programmers place the red pins on the map starting from the top of the ranking list on the left. So the top business in a building or lot, where there are a number of businesses ends up at the bottom. Can you still see your name but not the red pin? When you set a listing you are allowed to move the red pin a bit and it ought to be on your entrance. Sometimes on a big lot with one entrance the default red pin is just off a road away from the entrance to the lot. People using maps to navigate end up on the road the other side of the fence, some way on a one way system from the actual entrance off the road.

The ideal way in a building or on a lot is to co-operate with your neighbours to spread the red pins out. The lowest ranked business is OK of course currently the happiest.