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What is appropriate format for Google places phone number?

For google places phone number, what is the best format? +1 604-221-6684 +1 (604)-221-6684 604-221-6684 (604)-221-6684 6042216684 I mean logically, the last option would be best, because some ...
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How to describe Google Place ID using Schema.org?

I would like to describe Google Place ID using schema.org of a MovieTheatre entity. I am assuming I should be using the sameAs property. However, what should be the Google Place ID? Is it worth ...
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Is it possible to show the hours from google maps on a website, so that the website hours updates when we update google maps?

I was hoping to be pointed in the right direction for this, my boss wants to have the store hours on website linked to the hours on Google Maps/places, that way he can just update the hours and times ...
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How to display Google listing without reviews

We have a customer who has very old historic bad reviews and has not looked to get recent ones. Can anyone advise how I get Google to display a company as per how the listing looks in the screenshot ...
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Google My Business not displaying in Google Maps Organics Results

I’m not sure what to make of this, but Google maps is not displaying my business ‘BYBE’ in Google Maps organic search results. The business is located on Knyveton Road in Bournemouth yet is not ...
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How to target 100 specific cities that I provide a service to, requiring product installation and not harm SEO?

The business provides custom hand carved limestone products, that are delivered and installed by us. The problem is this, the cities we target are in patches and spread over a 200 mile distance. ...
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Does Google filter out some reviews in their Google+ rating average?

I just noticed a local restaurant has a score of 3.9 with 16 reviews, but if you click in to read the reviews there are actually 19 of them. The average is actually 3.47, so it seems they did not ...
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What is the best solution to have multiple copies of same website tailored to different cities?

I'm a Canadian living in Thailand but I travel a lot to many countries, and I can freelance everywhere. So I want multiple local versions of the same site, without getting hit with duplicate content ...
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Which are the priority online mediums for local businesses? Is Google Adwords appropriate for Local Business marketing?

We received a promotion offer from Google Adwords to tempt us to try the AdWords service (spend at least 25 in the next few months and get 75 credit). But this is a small local business that is only ...
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Why do certain Google+ profiles display in the right hand sidebar of the Google search results page for certain keywords? [duplicate]

I manage a number of sites for businesses and noticed that one companies Google+ profile was showing when a certain keyword was searched. This is great but i'm interested in why this is happening and ...
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What to do when Google has identified and blocked a page as spam?

I recently worked on getting my company on Google maps because some unknown person marked our location somewhere way off, which caused a lot of trouble for our interview candidates! So here is what I ...
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Do the numbers in Google Webmaster Tools factor in impressions and clicks from Google Places listings?

Do the numbers (impressions, position, rank, CTR, etc) in Google Webmaster Tools factor in impressions and clicks from the Google Places local listings?
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Can you name your business in Google My Business as a search query term if your domain name is also named like that?

There is a competitor whose domain name is like this restaurantsinchicago.com and when I search at Google "Restaurants in Chicago" the first result is that site and it appears at the right side where ...
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How to add your business website to Google Places with multiple addresses but less than 10

I know how to add a business website to Google Places with one address. I know how to add a business website to Google Places with more than 10 addresses. What I don't know how to do is add a ...
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Google Places review - owner or business name?

I currently manage a Google Places Business, where we have received several reviews. I am wanting to respond to these reviews but I want to respond as the company, not as myself. I am the 'owner' of ...
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How to get business map location displayed in the right hand sidebar of the Google search results page?

Does anyone know how to get your business map location displayed in the right hand sidebar of the Google search results page? As in the screenshot below: I already added my business to this link: ...
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International search: how to show different domains in Google+ Local?

Background A site has multiple ccTLDs: example.com/miami-hotel for people in the US, example.co.uk/miami-hotel for UK users, example.de/miami-hotel for Germany, example.fr/miami-hotel for France, ...
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Google+ Local and Google+ Page

Ok, I'm a bit confused by all of this, I have 2 main questions. The company I work for has a Google Places account, now Google+ Local as I understand. Where I'm getting confused is, what is the ...
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How do clicks from Google Places show up in Analytics?

We've just implemented Google Places for our business and are getting a few hits through the mini-analytics that places have. But those are just a hybrid impressions, CTR chart. Is there a way to ...
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Google Places seo? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What determines the order of results for Google Places? I'm familiar with SEO and getting higher Google listings but for allot of services Google has recently been making ...
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Multiple Businesses at The Same Physical Address - SEO / Google Places

I was wondering what kind if there would be any negative effects to have multiple businesses having the exact same physical address on their website. Currently we have five businesses at the exact ...
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What determines the order of results for Google Places?

I have a website that when you search for the key terms in Google, comes up first in the list. However, just above it in the Google Places section, it comes in second in the list. Does Google Places ...
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Google Places good rank on wrong keyword/category

I have noticed that several people find my website by searching for a completely unrelated term. This has to do with the fact that I have registered the company on Google Places with the keyword/...