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Not showing up on Google Maps unless you zoom into location

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Location not showing up on Google Maps unless you zoom into location, but other businesses are showing - is this normal?

True Window & Glass Centre

Unit 1 

Westminster Road

North Hykeham

Lincoln

LN6 3QY

01522 500892

https://www.google.com/+Truewindowcare2013

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February 2016

Re: Not showing up on Google Maps unless you zoom into location

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Perfectly Normal.

Businesses that have been around a while and have a recognized online footprint.

Try building up your business citations : http://onlineownership.com/uk-business-directory-citations/



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Re: Not showing up on Google Maps unless you zoom into location

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Hi Colin,

 

Can you explain what you are searching to get such results? When I type in your name or your primary category of "Double Glazing Installer" I see you in the results.(see below)

 

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If this isn't your primary category you may want to change it to a more relevant one. In terms of having your name show up like the other listings, you cannot choose how your listing will be displayed. It is up to Google's algorithms. You can always improve your listing by getting reviews from clients, adding photos and more information via Google MyBusiness. But your distance from the users search location, length of time with a verified listing and accuracy of your listing all play into how you appear on Maps. 

Re: Not showing up on Google Maps unless you zoom into location

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Hi @Colin B

 

I can see your Name for the query Double glazing installer Lincoln

 

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Thank you for the replies....I can see other local businesses (as below)  but have to zoom into the map before our company name/location appears, just curious to know if this is normal?screen-shotweb.jpg

 

 

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Re: Not showing up on Google Maps unless you zoom into location

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Perfectly Normal.

Businesses that have been around a while and have a recognized online footprint.

Try building up your business citations : http://onlineownership.com/uk-business-directory-citations/



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Re: Not showing up on Google Maps unless you zoom into location

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Thank you for the reply and a very useful link!

Not showing up on Google Maps unless you zoom into location

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Hi there,

 

I am having the same issue, but have been around forever and was placing in the top rankings for Google Maps as I am currently in Organic Listings. Just suddenly fell off and do not see my listing unless you zoom. This is also my major category

Not showing up on Google Maps unless you zoom into location

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We are seeing the same problem for one my clients. Please let us know if you found a solution. My client has been around for many years and has a strong online footprint. 

Re: Not showing up on Google Maps unless you zoom into location

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Hi @Luis C

 

There is no one single solution to this authority filter or possum algo. This article relates to possum:

 

http://searchengineland.com/everything-need-know-googles-possum-algorithm-update-258900

 



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Not showing up on Google Maps unless you zoom into location

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I am very new to this. Can you just elaborate one thing, citations for google my business listings or just the business website?