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URL Changes From 3rd Party?!

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I'm having an issue with the URLs being changed in my GMB account and not knowing where they are coming from:

My client has decided to use some third party management tools to help manage his listings.  I use tracked URLs that are specific to the website we manage for him and he would prefer those URLs be the standard for his locations.  However, he must have some 3rd party pushing URLs to his locations because they change without GMB prompting for approval.  He has said that his listings are not connected to any other accounts but it can't be true.

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You can see here that the top 3 URLs have been changed and the lower 3 are the correct URLs (screenshot is straight off my bulk edits spreadsheet).  Here are the URLs:

 

https://www.lockaway-storage.com/self-storage/austin-tx-115171#Dp40rv https://www.lockaway-storage.com/self-storage/san-antonio-tx-140052#ern7W7 https://www.lockaway-storage.com/self-storage/san-antonio-tx-f2523?utm_source=Local&utm_campaign=Loc... https://www.lockaway-storage.com/self-storage/san-diego-ca-80191?utm_source=Local&utm_campaign=Local...

 

Do you all recognize these URLs from any 3rd Party managers you use?  We really just need to figure out where he's got them connected and break that connection so our URLs can stop being overwritten.

 

Thank you so much!

 

1. Full business name: Lockaway Storage
2. Current business address: there are many locations; here's one: 29620 Interstate 10 (West)
Boerne, TX 78006-9108

3. Current telephone number (830) 201-0956

4. Google Maps URL (see above)
5. Website (if applicable): https://www.lockaway-storage.com/

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Hi @Lillian W

 

Looks like Moz to me. And here's a link to the Localeze listing for the Austin location that I would guess is being powered by Moz. Hover over the link to the website on this page and you'll see it ends with #Dp40rv

https://goo.gl/yjNOHC



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Hi @Lillian W

 

Looks like Moz to me. And here's a link to the Localeze listing for the Austin location that I would guess is being powered by Moz. Hover over the link to the website on this page and you'll see it ends with #Dp40rv

https://goo.gl/yjNOHC



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URL Changes From 3rd Party?!

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I know they were using Moz but had assured me that they had disconnected it.  Thanks for catching that, I'll have to stay on top of it if it changes again and let them know!