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Hidden location? Please

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Is it possible to not show my location, for this is an online business and I would prefer my business location where private.

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@Ivanevans28 M


Absolutely, if you set your location as a service area business it will stop showing your address on the listing. You just need to set a radius and uncheck the box underneath to make sure your address is hidden. 


You can make those changes from your Google My Business dashboard under the info tab. 


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Hidden location? Please

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Hey  @Patrick L


You seem missed  this hint  of @Ivanevans28 M  " this is an online business"

Specifying   a  service area (as advised by you)  is  not  allow for an   "online business" either .

Please  both of you guys, refer to their guidelines  clearly  stating:

"Eligible businesses

In order to qualify for a Google My Business listing, a business must make in-person contact with customers during its stated hours"


"Online businesses" don't usually make such  in-person contact with customers during its stated hours.

Helmut Geissler, Google My Business Top Contributor   |  my G+ profile