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I am a marketing consultant for multiple businesses.  I was able to request a marketing kit for my rodeo client, but not my private school client.

 

They both have business locations and have been on Google Maps for quite some time.  Both have quite a history of reviews.

 

Do you know why one is supported while one is not?

 

Private School: (Not accepted)

Osceola Christian Preparatory School

1515 Michigan Ave.

Kissimmee, FL 34744

Office: (407) 729-5974

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/96iLWMF7YUm 

Website: http://osceolachristianprep.com

 

Rodeo: (Accepted)

Kissimmee Sports Arena and Rodeo

1010 Suhls Ln.

Kissimmee, FL 34741

Office: (407) 933-0020

Map: https://goo.gl/maps/jkE5a5ppnuw

Website: http://www.kissimmeerodeo.com/

 

 

 

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Small Thanks "Sorry, this business isn't supported at this time."

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It appears that you have resolved this.

 

If that is true please mark as resolved.


Thanks,

Nathan D Olsen

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Deer Nathan,

 

My question has not been resolved.

 

I am still awaiting an answer to my above question.

Re: Small Thanks "Sorry, this business isn't supported at this time."

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Hi Deanna,

 

There is a lot of factors that are unknown to me, what category was chosen during the initial process.  If it was private that could be the reason.  It could have been already claimed and happened to be some glitch.  It could be because they already had a listing and many other possibilities But I do see the listing live on maps and it's verified.  

 

 Osceola Christian Preparatory School 1515 Michigan Ave  Kissimmee  FL 34744   Google Search.png

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If you are inquiring about the marketing materials, sticker, etc.. it's because one is a school and some businesses do not qualify for that marketing materials.  Only some businesses are eligible same as posts.

 

Thanks,

Nathan D Olsen

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That's what I wanted to know.  Google didn't provide me with any qualifications for nor did they list that schools didn't qualify.  I have three verified schools that they say don't qualify even though they meet all Google's standards:

  • have an active and verified Google My Business listing;
  • have mailable street address that’s listed in your Google My Business listing;
  • be one of the first 10,000 submissions for the giveaway;
  • not be an employee of any government or a wholly or partially government-controlled or state-owned entity;
  • be located in the United States;
  • be at least 18 years of age upon receipt of the promotional offer;

We are a private school not owned, wholly or partially-controlled, nor employed by any government entity.

 

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Hi Deanna,

 

School's are weird as well as some businesses when it comes to Google.  It's a private school but Google only understands school so they put two and two together and believe it's a government or state-owned entity.  Which is not cool!  But as long as that is the category they probably are not going to help resolve this issue on a promotion.

 

I hope I was of some help to your question.  If you are satisfied with my help please select the best answer or click resolved or close out this post.


Thanks,

Nathan D Olsen

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Top Contributor
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Hi  @Deanna O (and sorry  @Nathan Olsen for little bit  contradicting you)

 

Inspite of the  fact  the "original" smallthanks tool failed with  schools there  is  a  better  version of the  same "smallthanks"

 

(h/t @Ilan P and  his great skill  and  tool) here is it linked:  http://www.reviewsmaker.com/gmb/index.html#

 

Applying  Ilan's  great tool I can now provide you your smallthanks toolkit as  a  ZIP-file 

 

https://gweb-acc-gybo-many-thanks-prod-render-data.storage.googleapis.com/ChIJZTJQvSmE3YgRnVnk2GqffQ...

 

And  here is  also your smallthanks  Video (View  it, save it by downloading, share it)

 

enjoy it

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

Small Thanks "Sorry, this business isn't supported at this time."

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@Helmut Geissler always picking on the new guy!  Following me around and just nitpicking everything!  I can't and just won't take it anymore!  I am kidding!  What a great resource! 

 

Even though I am new to the forum I have been in the industry for a long time and even experienced SEO's learn something new every day!

 

I actually am thankful for you pointing this out!  Thanks again!

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Top Contributor
# 10
Top Contributor

@Nathan Olsen

It's  the  nature  of human  being:  never to stop learning #metoo  LOL

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