Yan Gilbert

Administrator
Moderator
Local Search Expert
LocalU Faculty
Joined
Oct 15, 2016
Messages
452
Solutions
1
Reaction score
520
Maps is showing directions to all listings, even when the listing has a hidden address. Instead of showing the address, it is showing a GPS coordinate.

However, the coordinates are for the center of the service area and not of the verification address, so not useful for anything.

Just another glitch. Hopefully people don't get directions to the wrong places.

1571424009225.png

1571424094032.png
 

TomW

Local Search Expert
LocalU Faculty
Joined
Sep 1, 2016
Messages
77
Solutions
2
Reaction score
90
It's a good though @Rich Owings but from my testing, it does not. The physical address of the listing is still what is being used. In addition to the directions issue, Google Maps will often show "Transit nearby" options that are based on the center of the service area and not the actual location of the business. Of course, transit options shouldn't be shown at all for service-area business listings but they are!
 
Similar threads
Thread starter Title Forum Replies Date
lancemoore22 Wrong Directions Google My Business & Google Maps 5
Linda Buquet Common GMB Problem - Driving Directions Wrong After Move - Here's the Solution Google My Business & Google Maps 3
L Apple "Maps" and Wrong Directions Local Search 8
A Old listing reflects the wrong information - But there's a twist. Google Duplicates & Merges 1
J Wrong GMB Listing Appearing when Searching for Physician by Name Google My Business & Google Maps 4
J Android Browser Wrong # How to Fix? Local Search 2
LaurenHoward Mobile SERPs showing wrong phone number on GMB NAP, Categories, Dashboard Data 4
petrakraft Wrong location of an address in Maps Google My Business & Google Maps 6
Niki Wrong facebook link on Google business listing Help & Support for Google Local 2
MarianoF Daily Ranking Fluctuation and Wrong listing showing up Google Duplicates & Merges 4
Igor GMB Virtual care link auto updates to wrong URL Google My Business & Google Maps 5
P How to clain GMB with wrong address? Google My Business & Google Maps 1
djbaxter What SEOs get wrong about Google updates Google Algorithm Discussions 0
Frank Jones Wrong Google Listing Showing For Brand Name Multi-Location Issues 2
Lachlan_Wells When you accidentally connect your fake location to the wrong client Spam on Google 2
B Wrong category keeps getting added into Listing NAP, Categories, Dashboard Data 1
O User edited our list with wrong information Google My Business & Google Maps 2
H GMB suspended for wrong address on website? Google My Business & Google Maps 3
Zhivko Google shows the listing for the wrong location Google My Business & Google Maps 5
P Wrong info Contact Us Messages 2
J Wrong Corporate Logo Showing in Branded Search Local Search 6
RattlingTram Am I doing something crazy wrong with citations? Citations 8
wra2010 Reviews from the Web Pulling Reviews from Wrong Facebook Page Help & Support for Google Local 4
C Google Changes and Publishes Wrong Hours Google My Business & Google Maps 4
Scott ClientClicks Negative review left for wrong business name, but Google still wont take it down Local Reviews 6
BaggySEO Negative review for the wrong business Help & Support for Google Local 6
Tim Colling GMB Insights call report wrong by a factor of 3 - Surprising? NAP, Categories, Dashboard Data 4
S What am I doing wrong? Local Search 11
Garrett Sussman Local Search vs. Universal Search: Are You Choosing the Wrong Strategy? Local Reviews 0
Garrett Sussman Are the Wrong People Managing Your Online Reviews? Local Reviews 0
BWrightTLM Apple Maps Address is Wrong Local Search 13
H Am I misleading a customer here? Am I wrong? Local Search 4
H Am I doing location pages all wrong for multi location businesses? Multi-Location Issues 9
H Am I doing location pages all wrong for multi location businesses? Multi-Location Issues 9
J What citation should I use if Google got the G+ name wrong? Citations 4
D knowledge graph showing wrong business Local Search 9
R Wrong type of local page?? Can't leave reviews Google My Business & Google Maps 2
B Wrong Map Listing showing Local Search 0
Gsmithmike Shall i Clean wrong citations with physical addresses or fix it? Citations 1
A Wrong city local results for SF Personal Injury searches Local Search 4
D Acxiom Number Wrong Local Search 4
Lloyd Silver Client with dupe and wrong page ranking Google My Business & Google Maps 4
Margaret Ornsby Wrong thread Recycle Bin 2
Linda Buquet Why US Ranking Reports are WRONG Post-Pigeon - BrightLocal Explains Google My Business & Google Maps 10
M Google Places Wrong Address Been Displayed On Serp Results! Google My Business & Google Maps 3
Rich Owings Knowledge panel shows wrong name, but G+ page is correct Google My Business & Google Maps 11
V Rank Puzzle - When a Dentist Ranks who is doing EVERYTHING "wrong", or doing NOTHING. Ranking Puzzles 13
vmessina Rank Puzzle - When a Dentist Ranks who is doing EVERYTHING "wrong", or doing NOTHING. Ranking Puzzles 13
K Google maps has wrong location for client Google My Business & Google Maps 2
BWrightTLM How do I fix old citations with wrong NAP? Citations 1

Similar threads

Login / Register

Already a member?   LOG IN
Not a member yet?   REGISTER

Most UpVoted Answers

Trending: Most Viewed

LocalU Podcasts

  Promoted Posts

New advertising option: A review of your product or service posted by a Sterling Sky employee. This will also be shared on the Sterling Sky & LSF Twitter accounts, our Facebook group, LinkedIn, and both newsletters. More...
Google Product Exert


Top Bottom