Setting up a Google Maps listing

  Go here to see How to Make Money from Google Maps as a complete Newbie.

If you are new to all this, don’t read the below articles. Just go directly to the link above.

The below articles are meant for people who are already immersed in the world of Google Maps and making money with it.

If you are a Google Maps Geek, here are some deep dives into Google’s Map system and its ranking algorithm.

  1. An explanation of the Algorithm of Google Maps from Chad Kimball, yours truly. IF you are real google maps expert you may think my explanation overly simplistic, but the basics of the Google Maps Algorithm have changed very little over the years. Website Authority, Proximity, Citations (which are basically localized backlinks) and more recently, Reviews.
  2. Related to the above, I discuss the importance of website authority to Google Maps Ranking
  3. How to properly manage the Q and A Section of your local listing.
  4. How to properly utilize Maps Posts
  5. What to do if you can’t find your listing.
  6. Using photos as a Maps ranking signal. 

3 replies on “Setting up a Google Maps listing”

Timothy Sackridersays:

Hi Chad, I just purchased your Google Maps Gold program. In the first get started video you offer a coaching call to get started, but there is no link to click or anything for me to contact someone.

ANSWER FROM CHAD: You can schedule a call here:

Hector Walkersays:

Purchased GMG but haven’t received the password email. How long should I give it?

ANSWER FROM CHAD: It should come instantly… first check your spam folder, sometimes it lands in there. If its not in there, email he can get it to ya.


Interested in your system but I just listened to bob diamond for an hour and a half so I don’t want to sit through another one…

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