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Why does this "undeserving" competitor do well!


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Hi Brandtastic,

Moved your post from down in Help & Support up to Ranking Puzzles where it's the best fit and will get more replies.

Don't have time to research now because I need to go hold down the fort at the Google Business forum since everyone is gone today. But hopefully some other pros will take a look.
 

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Margaret, can you share the URL of the page that has the address displayed? I can't seem to find it.
 

Margaret Ornsby

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Hi Colan,
No wonder you can't find it. it's not there now.
On Thursday, I searched in G maps by the biz name and there were two markers in the map - one in miami and one in the Gulf. As well, there were two businesses that showed in the list on the left.
Today when I search, there's only the one biz listing and one map area with no pin.
Should have grabbed a screenshot, didn't think of it at the time.
Data in transition perhaps?
 

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Hi Priya
That wasn't it, but a good find nonetheless! Thank you for chipping in.
The other one matched the name exactly as the second link you've posted. I thought that might have been a glitch with Maps giving too much credit to the live listing. But since the page has gone, that shouldn't be artificially boosting that listing in the pack.
 

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