Clarifications On Fake GMBs And Verifications

By April

In episode 238 of the weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked some clarifications on fake GMBs and verifications.

The exact question was:

And could you please help me understand something you mentioned. I thought you said that if you create a “”fake”” new GMB listing the address has to be verified at the time or it won't be published. I thought that Google only looked at stuff like that if you tried to create it and then “”claim”” it? . . . . . . . Thanks again (smile)

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