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Two post-secondary institutes, same address

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Durham College and the University of Ontario Institute of Technology share a campus at 2000 Simcoe St. N. Oshawa, Ontario, L1H 7K4. As you can see in the image below only the University is listed on the map. Durham College has been at this location since 1967, UOIT is just over 10 years old. I am requesting that the map label be changed to provide Durham College with equal exposure and prominence. The map currently is confusing for people looking for Durham College but seeing the University of Ontario Institute of Technology label over the campus.

Thank you.

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1. Durham College

2. 2000 Simcoe St. N. Oshawa, Ontario, L1H 7K4

3. 905.721.2000

4. https://business.google.com/u/0/b/111537200693643892650/dashboard/l/15736958157140536530?hl=en 

 

 

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April 2016

Re: Two post-secondary institutes, same address

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@DurhamCollege

 

both place labels are there:

Screenshot 2016-02-29 at 16.18.27.png

 

Learb more about Googles Place Labels https://support.google.com/business/answer/6056435

 
It is Google Local algorithms that choose what business listings are shown as Place Labels and it is not possible for business owners to request inclusion of the business listing as a Place Label. There is also nothing business owners can do with their business listings to ensure that their businesses are displayed as a Place Label on Maps and Earth.

 

 

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

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Accepted by Manoj S (Google Employee)
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Re: Two post-secondary institutes, same address

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@DurhamCollege

 

both place labels are there:

Screenshot 2016-02-29 at 16.18.27.png

 

Learb more about Googles Place Labels https://support.google.com/business/answer/6056435

 
It is Google Local algorithms that choose what business listings are shown as Place Labels and it is not possible for business owners to request inclusion of the business listing as a Place Label. There is also nothing business owners can do with their business listings to ensure that their businesses are displayed as a Place Label on Maps and Earth.

 

 

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

Re: Two post-secondary institutes, same address

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Hi there,

I'm sorry you are having MyBusiness issues. Since this issue doesn't look like it can be resolved by verifying the listings (since both are verified already) and since both locations currently show I would suggest reaching out to support to see if you can show more equal weight to the two institutions. https://support.google.com/business/contactflow

Re: Two post-secondary institutes, same address

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Thank you Jordan, we will try this approach.