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1. Lenny's Pedorthics and Orthopedics Inc.

2. 256 S 10th St, Philadelphia, PA

3. 215-925-8099



I own a Orthopedic Shoe store that also does luggage and shoe repair. However, when I google search "shoe repair near me" or "shoe repair in Philadelphia", my business does not show. If I google search luggage repair or orthopedic shoes, my business does show. I've even optimized the category settings and put shoe repair as my primary category, but I still don't show up when searching for shoe repair.

Please Help. 


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Re: Business not showing up with catergory search

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I did find you but i had to zoom right in on your location to find you listed in the shoe repair category.


shoe repair store Philadelphia   Google Search.png


What this tells me is that Google is very unsure of listing you in this category.


To be honest when I looked at your business description, I would not have thought you offered shoe repair and neither when I looked at your website.


The first thing I would do is make it clear in your business description.

Second thing is to make it clear in your shoe repair page >>


Your H1 tag should be:


Shoe Repair Philadelphia - Lenny's Pedorthics & Orthopedics Inc


This should also be in the page <title>


I would also provide some more substantial content onto the page about shoe repair.


Organically Google has positioned the website on Page 4 for shoe repair philadelphia, which reinforces my assessment that they are very unsure about what you do.


Next I would build up your local business citations:


What are Business Citations



If you want a bit more understanding, here are two articles that will help your local understanding of organic and business page ranking:


Take your time building up the citations correctly and fine tune your repair page on site.



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


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Re: Business not showing up with catergory search

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Thank you for your in-depth and fast reply!