There was this ongoing bug with Google Maps / Google My Enterprise the place for some service space companies they find yourself being positioned in the midst of the United State of America, in Independence, Kansas. I’m not certain why and I do not totally perceive it, it should be a type of mysterious phenomenons.
Jason Brown recently dug into this difficulty after first bringing it up final September:
The highest result’s a pet sitter in Atlanta. Oops. pic.twitter.com/9LK0h9COyo
— Jason Brown Dumpster Hearth (@keyserholiday) September 10, 2020
Jason defined that that is “impacting Service Space Companies (SABs)” companies that don’t listing their precise handle however an space they carry out their providers in (extra on SABs here). Jason stated “the issue is Google is nulling the handle within the backend. When establishing a SAB, you clear your handle within the information tab. The handle, whereas not proven, might be seen by Google.” Jason stated Google is conscious of the problem however has not but resolved it but. He stated “for the reason that itemizing has no handle, Google is inserting the itemizing in Independence, Kansas,” the center of the USA of America.
Right here is the way you repair it stated Jason, “The method to repair this difficulty is to contact GMB Assist on your handle to be set within the backend. It seems that not all of GMB help has gotten this memo. I spoke with a enterprise proprietor immediately that obtained a month of runaround from help. One operator claimed that the problem could be a results of the web site URL. One other agent tried to advise the enterprise to regulate the service space. Additionally they introduced the proprietor with hyperlinks on the right way to get evaluations and about including photographs. The enterprise proprietor explicitly instructed the group that his itemizing was exhibiting up in Kansas.”
Nope, nonetheless damaged. Here’s a pet sitter in Alexandria, VA that’s listed in Independence, KS. pic.twitter.com/SJN3wXf8yK
— Jason Brown Dumpster Hearth (@keyserholiday) April 2, 2021
I perceive the problem, simply bizarre this may be taking place.
Discussion board dialogue at Twitter.
PSA: GMB is nicely conscious of the Kansas Bug. Assist ought to be capable to help you with this now successfully. The GMB group is prioritizing this.
— Ben Fisher (@TheSocialDude) April 5, 2021