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Incorrect Google+ Page shows in search results

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Hello. Please could you help with this or tell me how I can get in contact with Google to fix it?

I manage this Google+ Page:
https://plus.google.com/+SteelfabservicesAu/

However when you search for "steel fabrication services google plus" - the first result is this, which404's (and the page above doesn't even come up in results)

https://plus.google.com/114749954851893416721/about

I would be very grateful for any assistance.

Thanks

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Re: Incorrect Google+ Page shows in search results

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# 2
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Hi Sam,

Is there a particular reason you are searching for this particular phrase? I ask because it is unlikely that many of your customers would be searching for a steel fabrication company this way, and so I don't think the results should be too concerning.

 

When I search for 'steel fabrication brookvale' I get your business as the 2nd result in the 3-pack which is pretty good!

 

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Re: Incorrect Google Page shows in search results

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Hi Priya

thanks for the reply.

I'm not too concerned about the search result - I'm just curious as to why
there would be an alternate link to a google+ page which is 404ing?

Ultimately if the google+ page were ever to show for any search term
(however unlikely that is), then the link should always go to the correct
Google+ page.

Cheers

Sam

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Re: Incorrect Google Page shows in search results

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# 4
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Hi Sam

There are a number of reasons why a G+ page can go to a 404 error but I imagine as Google's servers update and refresh this result will eventually drop off.

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Re: Incorrect Google Page shows in search results

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Hi Sam,

Did you recently delete the page or perhaps connect a Brand page to Google maps? If yes, the page should drop from the search results soon (takes a little time). I would update the link on the website because it's pointing to the deleted page.

I performed the same search using google+ and the proper page was displayed in results.

Grace