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Google Places - No Po Box, Now what?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by ibmethatswhoib, May 8, 2012.

  1. ibmethatswhoib

    ibmethatswhoib Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    So I want to list my little company in G places but I see they're back to no on the Po Box's. So my issue is I can list my real address (home) and hide that from my places page. But for optimizing and getting citations it's good to list your address and phone number exactly the same on other sites like yelp, superpages etc so g can pick it up. But I don't want to put my real address on those sites, so how would I go about that. Any suggestions from the smart people of bhw?
     
  2. ibmethatswhoib

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    I looked into virtual offices but they're like $99/month which I'm not ready to pay just yet.
     
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    UPS Store box they give you a real street address for like $100 a year.
     
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  4. ibmethatswhoib

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    Sounds like they don't like UPS store box's either after reading about it.

     
  5. DaBlackHat

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    From my understanding, if you have a USPS PO Box, you can use the street address with box number somewhere
     
  6. mangoman68

    mangoman68 Newbie

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    No a problem if you need Google places phone verified can do that to any address you want. PM Me,
     
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    Most non-post office boxes give you a street address, so if you have issues with the UPS stores boxes simply find a mom and pop mail box rental place and you should be fine.
     
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    We have been using po box locations and PMBs . You have to rent it for three months but we use it for multiple businesses so it's not so bad. One of our google maps" locations" brings in $5,000 grand a month in peak season so it's worth the effort.
     
  9. reinie

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    Check out the big corporate buildings in your area. a lot of them rent small office space, and a lot rent out mailboxes and phone services.
    we do this for clients ans it works perfectly.
     
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    I'd like to get some more information thanks Mangoman!
     
  11. gyaseen1986

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    original address is required for Google send some verification letter at your address so they verify your address