you can build a free website with a business performance with google insights publish posts on your listing and more these are some great tools available in your google my business panel which i’m sure you’re already but there is another set of google my but rarely talked about which all of you will need to use at some point so you’d better know about them here is the first the contact google my business tool i’m sure you’ve all wanted to pick up your at least once to call google my business so they could answer a question or solve a problem you had with your listing sadly there is no direct line to get

in but there is an alternative a contact ideal but it’s the only way and it’s you can access this tool via a link i have put in the description below and sign in using your gmail account type a keyword related to your problem then click on next step you should see a list of related common issues you can at this point you’ll be given the option to check some recommended resources you can read which can be useful if that just click on next step depending on your query you’ll be able to raise your or chat to an agent directly online before you do you’ll need to complete a further information try to be as

detailed as possible and provide when it applies before submitting your a confirmation your issue has been raised will be displayed on your screen along with a case id number make a note of it google will respond to you via an once your issue has been addressed let’s the redressal form more of a tool than a form the google map business redressal was launched by google to combat google at scale the purpose of this form is to to report fraudulent business listings on google maps and there are tons of them just in case you didn’t know it’s very easy to game the google local by simply adding a few

keywords in your you will rank higher in google maps in a and although it goes against google’s guidelines many of your competitors will because it will help them get more customers you are then left with three a you do the same as them and your if you get caught obviously i wouldn’t you do nothing and let your competitors and scoop up customers you might have you use the redressal form to report them which one will you choose c obviously

okay i have covered this several times already in previous videos and every time there’s always someone saying oh i don’t want to snitch or be fine don’t report them let’s see how you rank above you with fraudulent listings and get the lion’s share of customers when you are struggling to pay your bills at the end of the month to report sign into your google account and click i have put in the description below add which will be used to receive communication from google add the name of the business you are flagging then select the type of content you include the public url where the listing description on

how to do that on the form itself then provide a brief explaining why this listing is malicious click on submit you will receive an email confirming you have raised a case you now need to wait to track progress for more info on how to do this effectively i suggest you watch my video one dirty google my business trick your competitors are using in 2021 time to review removal management tool this tool is the new kid on the block as it was a couple of weeks before the making of important reviews are they build trust their health your listing rank in google maps they can encourage visitors to but

reviews are a double-edged sword and you will get some negative ones which can be very damaging to your reputation while getting negative reviews is never what’s worse is getting reviews you know from customers you’ve never even done up to now all you could do was flag and to keep your fingers crossed for google to remove them after which you wouldn’t hear anything back from them this time is now over with this new tool you can manage all your reviews in

report the ones you feel are not genuine to be removed and check their status to access the tool click on the link in and sign in with the gmail address select the google my business listing you want to access then click on from there you can check the status of or report new ones you can even submit an appeal if your removal request has been turned down which is a step in for a more in-depth tutorial about this google review removal management tool time to look at the next item on our the google map business reinstatement who require the use of this tool it’s

symptoms of bad news your business

is in your listing has been suspended from google results and google maps if this notification on your google my business and whenever that happens you will need to reach out to google and use this tool so your listing can be reinstated there a soft one and a hard one a soft means your listing is still visible on search but you’ve lost control over it hard suspension means it can no longer be found in google in either case before you jump on your keyboard to

frantically your reinstatement request i suggest you and follow this process since google will not give you the exact reasons why your listing was suspended you should make sure it complies with the not complying with the guidelines is in why your listing was suspended in the first place once you’ve done that i also reach out to one of the google my experts from the google my business to review your profile if they have the you can start submitting your reinstatement request using the tool click on the link in the description and sign in with your google account you will be presented with a series of

questions which will help determine why your listing has been suspended at you’ll be able to fill in a detailed information about your business each field is self-explanatory and the form once you’re done click on submit you will not receive a confirmation email one to let you know what decision they listing information checker a very straightforward tool that enables you to check the accuracy of your listing and correct it if necessary so you can provide the most

up-to-date information is affected during the pandemic you can use this tool to change the open status create a post to update your customers offer and modify your hours of operation all in one go click on the link in the and sign in using the gmail address associated with your business account then click on continue confirm your email address then select the and click on continue then start updating information when necessary review your

changes then click on straightforward tool of them all the verification status tool this one is for business owners who have recently but are still unsure if it has been since you can’t manage information of an it’s important to know where you stand click on the link in the description below and sign in using the email

associated with your google my business account confirm your email address and select the business you want to check the status for in a list then click on on the next screen you should see the verification status of your listing i’m very curious to know which one of these tools you think will be most useful to you so if you could please let me know in the comments below that would but my hunch is that you are likely to two of them at some point so my advice is to save the list somewhere safe on your computer.

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