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This Phone number has already been used too many times for Verification

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ver.JPGI am a Street View trusted Photographer I open account for my clients. I get this message all the time when I list a new business.
This Phone number has already been used too many times for Verification
How can I fix it, I used my home and Mobile number now my wife number. How can I fix this problem.

 

 

 

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You can't. That's a rule Google never bends.

Tell your clients to verify their own business. Using your number is likely to cause them issues down the line.

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Hi @Massimo D

 

@Michael Bauser is correct.

 

You should NOT be using your details, this is a violation of GMB guidelines.

 

Creating a business page for a client should contain all of their business details, once verified you should transfer ownership to their account, Ideally it should be created in their own account in the first place and then add yourself as a manager.

 

 



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I Put all the their Business Contacts, Some of my clients don't have a computer, I am a Street View Google Trusted Agency, I call GMB they told me some Agency have 50 Businesses on one account it is fine.

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You can have hundreds in your account, BUT you must use the businesses actual details !

Not yours



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Thanks Tim & Michael.

This Phone number has already been used too many times for Verification

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Thanks for this reply - Google might want to highlight this sensible but unpublicised protocol.  I spent many weeks simply not having the time to verify a number of businesses within my sister's holding company as the default message ('too many uses of a single phone number') came up without any explanation.