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A Business has unclaimed google listing for my business address

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by crazyhat, Jan 28, 2016.

  1. crazyhat

    crazyhat Registered Member

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    Hey guys,
    Ive had trouble with my G+ business listing being suspended(after a year being live) for months so I am starting over with a fresh local listing.

    I originally had my home address hidden in the google dashboard and used a mailbox for all my citations. I believe having a different address in my G dashboard is why google would not reinstate my listing(because it did not match what was online.
    To make it worse I noticed there is an unclaimed business listing that has my mailbox address( probably the person who had my mailbox before me).

    I was going to start my new G+ local listing with the mailbox address so that my citations and G+ match. I know this is against their policy but I do not want change all my citations to my home address. I notice other businesses still up and live with mailbox addresses as well. Plus I have no listing currently so what is there to loose in giving it a shot.

    But now I am concerned now when I search my mailbox address this other unclaimed listing with full address(now currently my mailbox address) shows up for google local.

    Will this automatically flag my account when trying to get it verified?
    Or will having my listing verified write over the unclaimed listing? since a verified listing would have more weight and well..its verified.

    I am even concerned if they may call that other business number and ask if he is still located there and he may say " Oh no, that was my old mailbox. Im not there anymore"

    What do you guys think? I am hoping I can just go thru the normal process and verify it, and over write the unclaimed listing.