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Ranking in Google Places, Does Created Maps Help?

Discussion in 'Offline Marketing' started by DangerousDEN, May 26, 2013.

  1. DangerousDEN

    DangerousDEN Regular Member

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    Guys right now we trying to rank in very competitive local niche. We made great, 100% completed listing, build lots of citiations(here are 2 useful lists from 2 BHW members:
    Kosher1 - http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...s-google-local-see-how-i-did.html#post4272661
    vishal2890 - http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackh...ist-2012-improve-your-google-places-rank.html)
    I know it takes time, especially in hard niches...

    I am thinking about creating maps referring to the google listing. Does have any effect?

    Thank you!
     
  2. WayneInc

    WayneInc Senior Member

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    For Local listing Maps will definitely help you to understand your location to your visitor and customer..
     
  3. Lazlo1967

    Lazlo1967 Junior Member

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    Check to be sure the local business is listed in various directories such as D&B and InfoUSA. Google uses these to verify the company is real and exists at the specific location. Be sure the address in Google Places and on the Website matches these exactly. I had a client that ran into a problem because her address was something like Main St. and the directories had her at Main Rd. To Google these are not the same company.
     
  4. CaptinAmerica

    CaptinAmerica Regular Member

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    You can create KML maps and upload them into google "my maps". You will need a separate account for each KML upload. Let me know if you are interested in custom KML uploads.
     
  5. twistedtrick

    twistedtrick Power Member

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    Yes, there are a few services on Fiverr that do this (and used to be a guy from BHW who resold that service on here until he got called out on it) and they do seem to help with ranking locally, although having your NAP citations uniform is infinitely more important in my opinion.