DontBiteUrNails

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In addition to spammy names, can I use the redressal form to report fake business names?

For example, referral companies will put up fake listings with fake business names, such as "Morning Sky Electric". That name is not a licensed electrician in the state. It's not a business name at all.
 

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If it's a real business but the name just has extra keywords in it, use the Redressal Form and specify that there is an issue with the name.

If it's not a real business period, specify that there is an issue with the address (the business doesn't exist).
 

DontBiteUrNails

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If it's a real business but the name just has extra keywords in it, use the Redressal Form and specify that there is an issue with the name.

If it's not a real business period, specify that there is an issue with the address (the business doesn't exist).
In the instances that I am talking about, it is not a real business at all, but they list themselves as SAB so their address doesn't appear int he fake GMB listing. Is there anything that can be done in that situation?
 
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If I remember correctly, Google does allow some minor descriptors for the business name, but I can't find any documentation regarding this. Is there any justification for these crazy business names I see?
 

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I've Google very slow to respond to anything since the pandemic, but I'm low on the totem pole. Still, little old me pre-pandemic was able to get quick answers.
 

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