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My business is not appearing on Google Maps

m b
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Hi,

 

My business Ipswich Veterinary Centre, 1 Donald Mackintosh Way, Scriverner Drive,Ipswich, Suffolk, IP8 3LQ is not appearing in the Google Mapping section when searching 'Vets in Ipswich' despite being the top result through Google Adwords. The business is verified and has good content, please could you let me know how to ensure that it appears in the Google Mapping section?

 

Just to note that we have another business the Stowe Veterinary Group, 54 Bury Road, Stowmarket, IP14 1JF which does appear in the Google Mapping section when searching 'Vets in Stowmarket'

 

Both these sites are registered on Google Adwords through AT Veterinary Systems, Elmtree Business Park, Elmswell, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 9HR, my contact number is 01359 243400.

 

http://www.ipswichvetcentre.co.uk/

http://www.stowevets.co.uk/svgindex.php

 

My emails address is emily.harris@centralvet.com

 

Very many thanks


Emily

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Hi @m b

 

I can find you for Veterinarian Ipswich at position 10, which is of course your category.

 

This therefore suggests that there are not enough external signals for Google to:

1) increase positions

2) understand the page and business for vets in ipswich

 

 

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I also note that your marker is not on the location

 

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 However have also found different business pages with the Centers details, that is causing the conflict.

 

These are actually services you provide and not eligible for their own business pages.

 

The Grooming Lounge Ipswich

https://plus.google.com/108348319931021810395/about

 

Animal Physiotherapy & Hydrotherapy Centre

https://plus.google.com/116646573680508508394/about

 

Pets Place Ipswich

https://plus.google.com/107942379582702756777/about

 

All with the same tel number and variation on the address, and slightly different pin markers.

 

I believe this is where the signals are getting lost because you have used different address on the Ipswich Veternary Centre

 

Search: "Ipswich Veterinary Centre" AND "Donald Mackintosh Way Scrivener Dr Ipswich IP8 3LQ‎"

 

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As opposed to business listings for

 

"Ipswich Veterinary Centre" AND " 1 Donald Mackintosh Way, Ipswich, IP8 3LQ‎"

 

I would go through all the directory listing and have the correct listing throughout.

 

You should have 1 address across the online world

 

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To Recap:

 

Correct addresses across all business listings : 1 address across all properties

Remove duplicate "service" pages - these are not separate businesses

Add shcema markup to site : https://schema.org/VeterinaryCare

 




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

 

 

 

 

 



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My business is not appearing on Google Maps

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Dear Tim,

 

I am having similar problem as the other person in the comment above.

 

My business name is LuxWax. We are based within a hair salon called Hairbar London. If you were to type in google "LuxWax Hornsey" we would appear on google maps. However if you were to type in "waxing Hornsey" we don't show and only Hairbar shows on the map. What is the problem and how we rectify this please?

 

I look forward to hearing from you.

 

Kind regards

 

Gail

Re: My business is not appearing on Google Maps

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Hi @Gail C

 

So you do appear form me for versions.

 

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To increase Google understanding of your location, I would recommend providing a bit more Hornsey info, instead of saying free parking in area, stipulate where and directions to the shop.

 

You could also look at local stuctured data markup on site and include your location in your site <title>

 

Take a look at this article:

https://www.en.advertisercommunity.com/t5/Articles/Boost-your-Local-SEO-amp-Business-Visibility-in-S...

 

 



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