Actually no @Colan Nielsen, @both share the same category (the new business and old business have the same category).
When you say "fillout the top 30 or so citations" I'm assuming you mean build 30 or so new citations but would you do anything with the old businesses citations?
Have you been in this situation?
New business acquires the lease from a business that is permanently closing. I understand that you don't want the closing business to be open in GMB (it doesn't reflect the real world) but is this considered a duplicate since the business name and phone number...
Hi Yan, Just a quick update for you and anyone out there having the issue I had with duplicate listings.
Per your recommendation, my second attempt with GMB Twitter worked. I provided image with my signage. The Valvoline location is now marked permanently closed.
I contacted Google one week ago 2/12, but they have not marked the Vavoline listing as closed.
I also suggested an edit several times over last 3 months, but the Valvoline listing was not changed to closed.
I will try and get ownership of the Valvoline listing. Thanks very much for your support.
I took over lease from a national retail chain and created GMB listing for my local business. Now there are 2 GMB listings present, even though the GMB listing for the national retail chain has closed.
So there is a...
-GMB listing for my business
-GMB listing for the national retail...