New Video Series: Get RANKED on Google Maps – Step by Step

I’ve joined forces with Anne, a makeup artist and small business owner from Charlottesville, to tackle a tricky issue: her Google Business Profile lost its verification, leading to fewer people finding and booking her services.

You can follow along every week as my guest and I embark on a quest to secure a top spot for her business on Google Maps.

You can watch the first episode here:

Ep. 1 – Getting Started


In the first episode, Anne shares her story and reveals why her Google Business Profile got unverified.

We talk a lot about the significance of proximity to the city center for better Google visibility. Brainstorming solutions, we consider options such as renting a nearby office or collaborating with a business situated downtown.

We even explore the idea of becoming a “service area business,” ensuring customers wouldn’t have to visit an office. This way, we’d have a simple setup while showing Google that the business is legit.

Check out Whitespark’s YouTube channel for more Local SEO content!


Darren Shaw

Darren Shaw founded Whitespark in 2005. The company specialized in web design and development, however, Darren's passion and curiosity for all things local search led Whitespark to focus primarily on local SEO in 2010 with the launch of the Local Citation Finder, followed by the Local Rank Tracker.

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