Search Engine Optimization on Google Maps for Small Businesses with retail locations is a passion of mine that I don’t always get to indulge in on a day to day basis. Many of my clients are manufacturers or national service providers who do not have retail locations, so I only get to apply my knowledge in select situations.
That’s why I was very excited when I received the following distress call last week from a pizza place that had some problems with their listing on Google Maps; it allowed me to put my knowledge of the subject into action. I was probably over exhaustive with my response, but I thought it would make a good blog post.
Pizza Hut Hijacked my Google Maps Listing
Definition of the problem:
“My favorite pizza shop has a complaint with a Google search. When you search pizza in Culver City, LaRocco’s name comes up but the number below their name is for Pizza Hut. It also says Pizza Hut but consumers don’t notice that. They end up thinking they called LaRocco’s and show up asking for their pizza and get angry when LaRocco’s doesn’t have the order. I was witness to this a few weeks ago.
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