How to delete the duplicate entry in Google listing?

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Our same business has duplicate address in Google listing, now I want to delete one address and want to keep one. How can I delete the duplicate entry from Google listing?


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Re: How to delete the duplicate entry in Google listing?
« Reply #1 on: 10-27-2016, 04:29:27 »
Step by Step Instructions on How to Remove Duplicate Google Listing

How to identify if you have duplicate listings on Google Maps. First, click the “Maps” link at the top of the Google Search home page. Then search your company name as shown below in this search for the company “revionics.” As you’ll see, Revionics had duplicate listings. The optimized primary listing is highlighted in green and the non-desirable duplicate listing is highlighted in red. The obvious difference between these listings is the lack of a photo for the duplicate listing. The not so obvious difference is the subtle difference in the address.
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Duplicate Listings in Google Places

Here is the preferred primary listing that has photos, videos, more specific categories, a description and is verified/claimed by the company.
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Verified Google Listing with Photos, Videos and More

Here is the unverified duplicate listing that is lacking photos, videos, a description and has a slightly different address. Click “Edit this place” to start the process. Optionally, you can also claim the listing by clicking on the “Business owner?” link. For the most part, we haven’t found this to be necessary, but if you have a Local Business Center account it is recommended that you claim the duplicate listing.
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Unverified (Problem) Google Listing

Before you “report a problem” like this duplicate listings issue, it is important that you sync up the listings to have the same exact contact info. Specifically, the address and phone number must be identical to increase your chance of a successful deletion of a duplicate listing. However, don’t claim the listing and sync up the additional content like photos, videos and etc.If you have already claimed the listing and have enhanced content like photos and videos in the duplicate listing, we recommend you strip out the enhanced content. The idea is to make sure it is clear to Google which listing is the primary listing and which is the non-desirable duplicate listing that has as little info as possible.
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Edit Google Listing Screen

Now that the primary listing and duplicate listing are synced, you need to “report a problem” with the duplicate listing.
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Report a Problem with the Duplicate Listing

On the “Report a problem” screen that comes up next, you will select the “Place has another listing” option. It is recommended that you enter comments to explain the situation. For example, you may include information about how these listings are both for your company and you are looking to delete this undesired duplicate listing. test
It is recommended that you check the “Send email when the problem is reviewed” option so that you will receive an email confirmation like the one below when Google has taken action on the problem you reported. However, sometimes you may need to repeat this process one or more times and wait up to 3 weeks for the changes to be successfully processed.
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Google Places Action Taken Email Notification Example

This is the updated Google Maps search for “revionics”, which now only shows the primary listing. The duplicate listing has been successfully deleted.
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Duplicate Google Listing Removed

Clicking on the “Show all 8 results for revionics” allows you to see that it is not hidden behind this link either.

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Re: How to delete the duplicate entry in Google listing?
« Reply #2 on: 02-07-2017, 23:59:54 »
Thanks really informative post by you, surely it will help me a lot, as I am looking for the solution of this from a very long time.

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Re: How to delete the duplicate entry in Google listing?
« Reply #3 on: 02-18-2017, 09:01:40 »
Open a new spreadsheet in Google Docs or use an existing spreadsheet containing duplicates. If the spreadsheet is empty, add a few rows of data (e.g. a list of contacts, parts inventory, etc.) and duplicate some of them. Select the function removeDuplicates in the function combo box and click "Run".

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Re: How to delete the duplicate entry in Google listing?
« Reply #4 on: 02-22-2017, 03:34:31 »
How to Check for Duplicate Listings

- Start at Google Maps.

- Enter your Phone Number in Google Maps to spot any duplicates. Then, enter your Business Name and City of Address.

- If you do not find listings other than the one you created and the listing is owner-verified, this means you do not have any duplicate listings. Congratulations!

How to Remove Your Duplicate Listings

- You will need to get rid of any duplicate listings if they are found. Starting from step two above, click on your duplicate listing and hit “Suggest an edit.”

- You will now be at the “Report a Problem” window. At this juncture, you can either click on the incorrect information displayed in the listing, leave a note to be addressed, or report something else and send general feedback.

Report a problem, Google Maps

Hitting the “Report something else” link adds another extra step. You can highlight where on the map you see an issue, whereas adding a note about your duplicate listing sends your feedback right away. Add your note on this step, then click “Submit” to continue.

Feedback Google Maps

Alternatively when clicking the “Report something else” link, type in your feedback and hit “Send” to continue.

You have just sent in your request to Google Maps to make changes. You will now receive email updates to keep tabs on the issue.


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Re: How to delete the duplicate entry in Google listing?
« Reply #5 on: 02-23-2017, 00:58:53 »
Step 1. You will need to get rid of any duplicate listings if they are found. Starting from step two above, click on your duplicate listing and hit “Suggest an edit.”
Step 2. You will now be at the “Report a Problem” window. At this juncture, you can either click on the incorrect information displayed in the listing, leave a note to be addressed, or report something else and send general feedback.
Step 3. You have just sent in your request to Google Maps to make changes. You will now receive email updates to keep tabs on the issue.
Step 4. Next, you will receive a confirmation email from the Google Places Team on your request. The support team should get back to you within 48 hours.

good luck !

 

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