My listing doesn't show on the Map for local keywords. How to rank on Local Map?

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I was trying to rank for a local keyword on the map but none of my techniques are working.

My website ranks for the search result almost 1st position, but for map? Its a real pain. It doesn't even showing my listing for first 10 positions.

My website is about classroom training. We train students on Python, Machine Learning etc., I want to say that my map is six months old.

Techniques I used.

1. Reviews: As we train students we ask them to write reviews on Google map listing. I have 146 good reviews and they are all about various courses like python, java, c, Data Science etc., But my listing doesn't show either of these keywords.

2. Keyword in the name: We tried to put keyword in the name itself. It used to rank for Data science training. But that long name is bothering my client so I have to change that to the original name. But other listings are ranking only with their original name and keywords found.

3. Embedded Map: I Embedded the map of my business listing in every page on my website possible to find us. And that doesn't do a thing with my local rankings.

What do you suggest more to do to rank my business listing for a term.
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  • Profile picture of the author jefrin adams
    Update you google business page with suitable keyword it will work
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  • Profile picture of the author Amarjeet Verma
    Follow all the Google guideline and use Local original GEO tagging pics.
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  • Profile picture of the author NateOlsen
    Too many ranking factors to list. But first things first, ensure you are the only business at the address. Google it and see if another GMB exists at that address.
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  • Profile picture of the author WF- Mark
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    Working on local reviews is one of the key things if you want to be present on your local map ranking. Your current number for reviews is good but can be better with more.

    Also, is your website mobile friendly? This would help a lot if it is as everyone is already connected thru mobile. Having a website optimized for mobile will help boost with driving more traffic as well.
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  • Profile picture of the author hostnetindiaa
    Local Map Offers at Least 5 to 6 options to Add Keywords. Use all the keyword options to optimize your map. Create right map location by adding complete physical address. there is also another option which is "about us" you can fill description about your website.
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    • Enter complete business information in Google My Business. Like address, Phone no. attribute and category.
    • Verify physical address/location
    • Manage & respond to reviews
    • Add Business Photos

    Local results are based on prominence, relevance and distance.
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  • Profile picture of the author omar faruk1987
    Research shows that more than 90% of people search for local businesses online. ...
    Your objective is to list your business on the search engine ranking page. ...
    Use your local SEO keyword to describe your business better. ...
    Google Maps is one of the best ways to advertise your presence on the local SEO scene
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  • Profile picture of the author DABK
    I noticed you did not mention citations.

    Why would Google think you are relevant to your locations if nobody local mentions your budiness?

    Originally Posted by Murali P View Post

    I was trying to rank for a local keyword on the map but none of my techniques are working.

    My website ranks for the search result almost 1st position, but for map? Its a real pain. It doesn't even showing my listing for first 10 positions.

    My website is about classroom training. We train students on Python, Machine Learning etc., I want to say that my map is six months old.

    Techniques I used.

    1. Reviews: As we train students we ask them to write reviews on Google map listing. I have 146 good reviews and they are all about various courses like python, java, c, Data Science etc., But my listing doesn't show either of these keywords.

    2. Keyword in the name: We tried to put keyword in the name itself. It used to rank for Data science training. But that long name is bothering my client so I have to change that to the original name. But other listings are ranking only with their original name and keywords found.

    3. Embedded Map: I Embedded the map of my business listing in every page on my website possible to find us. And that doesn't do a thing with my local rankings.

    What do you suggest more to do to rank my business listing for a term.
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  • Profile picture of the author Hurned1980
    I think I found your problem. Didn't you do Citation LIsting or NAP Listing? (Name, Address & Phone number). It means add your business information to yelp, google business, white page, yellow page, etc.

    Let me know further details and let me know which country are you from. I'll help you to rank up in the local map.

    Thanks
    Jamal
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  • Profile picture of the author Hurned1980
    Here are the lists in below -

    https://www.google.com/business/
    https://www.bingplaces.com/
    https://smallbusiness.yahoo.com/local
    https://www.yelp.com/login?return_ur...turn_fsid=None
    https://www.merchantcircle.com/signup/#step=stepOne
    https://www.yellowpages.com
    https://www.whitepages.com/
    https://www.superpages.com/
    City Directory | Citysearch



    Check your business information on those sites. if you don't find your business information then claim your business to add your Bussines information.

    All Links are for Local USA listing sites. If you are from the outside of the USA let me know.
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