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Unclaimed business showing before my listing

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I have claimed and verified our listing for our company, A-1 Sewer and Drain, but an unclaimed business listing is showing before us in the local listings. Does anyone have any idea as to why? 


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Accepted by JoyHawkins (Top Contributor)
November 2016

Unclaimed business showing before my listing

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Hi Mike,


There are over 200 ranking factors. Unverified pages outrank verified pages all the time. The act of verification on it's own, does not give a page a higher ranking. 


Check out some of the ranking tips in this help center doc from Google - 


Let me know if you have more questions after reading through that. Happy to help!

Colan Nielsen, Google My Business Top Contributor
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