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    Arrow The Ultimate Guide to Fighting Spam on Google Maps - Joy Hawkins

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    This is my official guide to help other users know how to get better at fighting spam that appears on Google Maps, Google MapMaker and within the 3-pack on Google search. It is no secret that spam is a HUGE problem with Google and frankly appears to be getting worse, not better. My goal with […]
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    Re: The Ultimate Guide to Fighting Spam on Google Maps - Joy Hawkins

    Great article, thanks a lot Joy!

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    Re: The Ultimate Guide to Fighting Spam on Google Maps - Joy Hawkins

    I still need to read it, but coming from Joy I already know it's great and have heard good things about it!

    Anyone else ck it out yet?
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    Re: The Ultimate Guide to Fighting Spam on Google Maps - Joy Hawkins

    I did, and it's another bookmark worthy post that every Local SEO should read and make an effort to become familiar with. Spam is only going to get worse for the foreseeable future. Knowing how to identify and combat spam should be way up high on the to-do list.

    Getting rid of spam is high impact and drives business objectives. Joy can tell you the story of her client who jumped from position 10 to the 3 pack after eliminating several fake listings. Talk about high impact and high ROI.
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    Re: The Ultimate Guide to Fighting Spam on Google Maps - Joy Hawkins

    Yeah we've actually had several of these stories. Tons of success!

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