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    Google Begins Auto-Upgrade of G+ Local Listings to Google+ Business Pages

    My local places page with new dash was finally auto upgraded to the full blown G+ page with all the bells and whistles. I noticed my CID has changed since the auto upgrade. Is this normal? Old Places page CID...
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    Google Begins Auto-Upgrade of G+ Local Listings to Google+ Business Pages

    Ill give it some time before I do anything and see what happens. Thanks Linda!
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    Google Begins Auto-Upgrade of G+ Local Listings to Google+ Business Pages

    I asked this question on Mikes blog and he gave me an answer that I was already thinking about doing. I just want to get another experts opinion on this. We have a Places page (old dash) claimed in a gmail account...
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    Categories Show Up Out of Order - Main Category is Hidden on G+ Local page.

    Have you guys tried phone support? We're a personal injury firm and our primary category listed on the live place page was legal services, which G added, and personal injury attorney was our second, but first in the dash. I called support told them I didn't want legal services and wanted PI...
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    Did Infogroup toss all their listings after they launched their new site?

    Same here. I'm waiting on a call back to see whats going on.
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    BREAKING! Google+ Business Merge with Google Place Pages Starts Now!

    @Linda Can you merge if your G+ Local page and G+ Biz page are claimed in different gmail accounts?
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    What Will Become Of Old Custom Categories?

    We have not yet been upgraded to the new dash, but I have noticed that one of our custom cats G chooses to display has changed from "car accident attorney" to "legal services". The other cat that has not changed is "personal injury attorney", which is still considered a new default cat.
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    Duplicate listings and phone verification

    It looks like the url for our practitioner listing has been updated. I did notice that the display url is for our homepage, but when you click on it, it takes you to the bio page. Is this normal? Is the display url supposed to be the same as the url it links to?
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    Attorney Listing Nightmare

    Read this on how to handle business and practitioner listings. Search Results practitioner duplicates - Google Places Optimization Blog
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    Duplicate listings and phone verification

    Andrew I changed the url for the practitioner listing. My listing in Map Maker looks like a mess and Im not familiar with it at all. Is there anything that can be done on the mm side to clean things up?
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    Duplicate listings and phone verification

    Thanks everyone for the advice. I changed the url to the bio page. I will keep you posted when the changes take place.
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    Duplicate listings and phone verification

    Re: Duplicate listings after phone verification or is it a practitioner listing? Updating title and question. Could this second listing be a practitioner listing?
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    Duplicate listings and phone verification

    At the end of January 2013 we were getting the "we do not support this location" error from clicking the link in the dashboard. At this point I called the support line for verification issues to see if they could help. It turns out the listing that was claimed, at that point, was merged with...
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    Non-conventional citations

    It can be viewed as comment spamming. Read this post. http://localsearchforum.catalystemarketing.com/google-local-hall-shame/2648-comment-spamming-nap-citations.html
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