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Smaller businesses show up on Google Maps, but mine shows up only on searching.

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1. Full business name :  XLNC Women's Hostel
2. Current business address: 29,31, S Usman Road, T.Nagar, T Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600017
3. Current telephone number: +914424360717, +914424360718, +917305050593
4. Google Maps URL: https://www.google.com/maps/place/XLNC+Women's+Hostel/@13.0334881,80.230542,21z/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x0:...

5. Website (if applicable): NA

 

I had posted this query in the Basics for Business Owners section 3 days ago, but there was no response there.  I feel I have posted in the wrong section.  So, I am posting it again in this section.

 

When zooming in to the location of my business, City Medicals which is small shop within my building  (https://www.google.co.in/maps/@13.0334695,80.2305557,21z) displays prominently without any search.  The same goes for Sathish Tea Stall which is just a tiny booth in a nearby building.  Whereas my business shows up only when someone searches for terms like hostel etc.  Also, in the zoomed in map, other businesses which are similar to mine eg. City Mension show up without any added input.  How to get my business to show up automatically in such a similar manner?  Thank you very much.

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Smaller businesses show up on Google Maps, but mine shows up only on searching.

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@Shafak

 

sounds you are looking for a place label - are you?

 

Those are not mandatory for each GMB listing:

https://support.google.com/business/answer/6056435?hl=en

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Smaller businesses show up on Google Maps, but mine shows up only on searching.

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@Helmut Geissler

 

I have moved the map a bit lower to include Post Office which is the only Place label in that portion of the map.  All the other names that show up are actual businesses with "Suggest an edit" option enabled.  At this position, except for Juice & Snacks and Sathish Tea Stall, all the other businesses have some reviews too.  So, how do they actually show up without any search that either mention of their names or nature of business.

 

https://www.google.co.in/maps/@13.0335093,80.2305389,21z

Smaller businesses show up on Google Maps, but mine shows up only on searching.

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As said and linked in the HC article:

 

Place labels are a matter of algos and ranking factors.

Can't help you more - sorry about this.

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