The Top 5 Google Map Ranking Factors

In total, there are about 15 factors that determine a map listings ranking, here are the top 5 main points…

  1. Distance from pindrop location (if you chose not to show your address, that can make a less desirable difference)
  2. Quantity & quality of reviews (detailed reviews are considered better quality than simply “great customer service!”
  3. Keywords (service/location) In Business Title (note that Google policy says you must use your business name)
  4. Hours, biz description, holidays and extra info all filled out
  5. The number of time the name, address and phone number (NAP) appear on other sites on the internet (also called citations)