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Two businesses with same address for Google places

Discussion in 'Local SEO' started by jon_xx_x, Apr 27, 2016.

  1. jon_xx_x

    jon_xx_x Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I'm working on a business that has the same address as another business in their building. Rather than having unit numbers, they just did the street address.
    Should I try and correct this? Or leave it as it is? THey are both in Google Places as the same address. Two totally unrelated companies.
     
  2. loedown

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    Just leave it as it is, it shouldn't be an issue.
     
  3. mazar

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    when i had problems like that i had to delete the one page first but that was straight forward the first business no longer existed but i still had to contact google to clear it up and although it was all above board i have never really been able to rank that page or the domain linked to it and its also always had a high spam score. if i were you i would find some way of identifying the 2 separate companies and speaking with google,which is a pretty pleasant experience. i may be wrong but this is my experience with 2 pages
     
  4. macdonjo3

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    I actually had the same issue except the companies were owned by the same person and had the same website.

    They have different phone numbers, right?
     
  5. Nateolsen

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    With the recent Possum update most likely only one business will show up in the SERPS.
     
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    I had that problem. It gave me herpes.
     
  7. silverthorn

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    I've heard that if two listings have the same address, there's a risk google would merge one with the other. How likely is that to happen?
     
  8. Nateolsen

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    It's pretty unlikely however Possum typically ghosts one location so only one will show in the SERPS.