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    Fake Listing [Alert]

    Hi, sorry if this has been asked before, but what can be done if a competitor has a fake GMB listing up? Is there any recourse?

    TIA!

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    Re: Fake Listing [Alert]

    The best option is to report them on the Google Map Maker forum or Google My Business forum.
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    Re: Fake Listing [Alert]

    You can also submit an edit to a listing on Google Maps for them stating they're spam.
    Joy Hawkins
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    Re: Fake Listing [Alert]

    I also thought I'd share this since I just published it today. Should probably give you everything you need to know: The Ultimate Guide to Fighting Spam on Google Maps
    Joy Hawkins
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    Author of The Expert's Guide to Local SEO [, a 260+ page training manual that is updated monthly and contains advanced tips and tactics for Local SEO that actually work and drive results.

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