How to Rank on top of Google Maps?

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How to Rank on top of Google Maps?

Postby ozmarketingtrend » Mon Sep 17, 2018 3:28 pm

How to Rank on top of Google Maps, any idea on this.
I have my google map embedded on my site plus my Google places category and everything is fine still not ranking on top 3 search result.

Can any one help me out>
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Re: How to Rank on top of Google Maps?

Postby amar495 » Tue Oct 02, 2018 6:59 am

optimize your GMB page and build some reviews
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Re: How to Rank on top of Google Maps?

Postby rikunjsoni » Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:01 am

verify your google my business information:
1.full business details
2.perfect address
3.write trustworthy information

Get Google reviews:
Add the best review of the business, comments of customers it will work best for rank.

Properly categorize business in the map
describe your business details in the proper business category.

Embed a Google map on your website:
another best way it. use google map on your site, in your contact page with the address use google map chart. it also helps users, they can reach to you easily.

Optimize the listing description:
add an effective description with primary business keywords.

Use Local telephone number:
Use your business telephone number instant Tall free (800 and 877) it would be best for rank because these types of numbers are frequently used for spam.
Local telephone numbers show that your business is situated in the best location.

Add photo:
Choose a good photo of your business that’s on your website or highlights your business. You can add more than one photo so choose ones that will entice customers to come to your business.
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Re: How to Rank on top of Google Maps?

Postby arthimenon » Sat Nov 17, 2018 7:16 am

Using these steps we can rank top locally.

First, you need to optimize your page.
1.Enter your business title as it appears to customers in the real world.
2.Choose categories describe what your business is, not what it does or sells. You can choose primary category and additional categories.
3.Provide an accurate business address - important so your business shows up in the right place on Google.
4.Add accurate working hours
5.Add special hours - hours for days when your business has an irregular schedule
6.Add phone numbers (extremely important for local and small businesses like auto repair shops that you actually answer :) )
7.Add the link to your website
8.Add a link to your appointment page
9.Add a link to your Menu page - the page where people can see what you’re offering.
10.Add photos
You can add photos as the owner, showing your logo, interior, exterior, but also videos, 360 photos and photos of your products. But what new is that your customers can upload photos of your business, too. Have that in mind!
11.Check if your business is live on Google (Maps and Search)
In case it’s not visible, you need to claim it and verify your page
That’s it when it comes to optimizing your page!

Ranking on Google Maps is essential for small businesses like CRS Automotive, auto repair shop and luxury & sport vehicles dealership.
This shop is located in the area with too many shops, a highly competitive neighborhood, and Google My Business helped me get them to the first place in Google Maps.

Why is it essential?
When people search for auto repair service, for example, they call repair shops which they find in that small box on Google Maps, showing the first 10 best ranking ones. In reality, only the first 4 get calls. Or even 3. Google My Business became really important for ranking on Google Maps, pay attention to it.

Get reviews
Encourage people to give you reviews. Don’t chase only positive reviews, let people be realistic and honest. Personally, I don’t trust businesses with all positive reviews. And make sure you answer to every single review.
How long the post lasts and how often you should post?
Post last 7 days, but post daily. The more frequently you post, the better.
What kind of content you should post?
Post fresh, new things from your company, such as special offers, events.. What's also working is posting photos of your facility inviting people to come over.
Add a CTA, whether it’s event, offer, buy or learn more. That;s how you get people to actually visit the link you want them to visit.

NOTE: People often take for granted little things, like the working hours, special offers like free coffee, wifi etc. and upcoming changes. This can help you get noticed, those things are actually important for people.
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Re: How to Rank on top of Google Maps?

Postby Saravanan12 » Sat Dec 15, 2018 12:04 pm

Optimize your Google MyBusiness page.
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Re: How to Rank on top of Google Maps?

Postby softnue » Fri Aug 23, 2019 7:14 am

Always Keep Same NAP - Name, Address, Phone Number.
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Re: How to Rank on top of Google Maps?

Postby Nicksonjohn » Mon Aug 26, 2019 12:15 pm

Well said...! I agree with you @arthimenon . Optimizing Google My business page & posting regular updates in a simplest way. Adding the right address also can help you to be on the top in your local area.
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Re: How to Rank on top of Google Maps?

Postby Saravanan12 » Sat Sep 21, 2019 2:06 pm

Optimize Your Google My Business Listing. ...
Get Reviews—People and Google Love Them. ...
Make Your Business Website Mobile Friendly. ...
Backlinks Still Matter. ...
Here's how to go about getting these backlinks: ...
Optimize Your Location Pages on Your Website. ...
Each Location Page Should Provide Unique and Quality Content.
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Re: How to Rank on top of Google Maps?

Postby Saravanan12 » Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:24 pm

Get on Google Maps in the first place.
Claim your listing.
Complete your Google business profile.
Use a local phone number.
Do not use a tracked phone number.
Keep your hours updated.
Optimize your description.
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Re: How to Rank on top of Google Maps?

Postby Sanjana » Fri May 08, 2020 1:42 pm

Your first step should be to create and claim your Google My Business (GMB) listing. Only GMB profiles rank in Google Maps so as long as you don't have a profile your business will not show up in there

After creating and optimizing your profile you can:

Add Geo specific content to your website (Specially your Address, phone)
Create your profile in other local directories (TripAdvisor, Apple Maps, Etc)
Embed a Google Maps in your website
Send a local press release and link to your profile.
Get local citations > Get local newspapers, directories, etc to link to your business.
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