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4 Important Questions in Your Mind for Google business listing marking as ‘Temporarily Closed’

4 Important Questions in your mind for Google business listing marking as ‘Temporarily Closed’ may disturb you. Compel you to think about your Business Listing

  1. Why this Temporarily Closed tag is coming on my Listing
  2. Is my visibility affected on Google 
  3. If I am doing business online or it is operational then how can I remove this ‘Temporarily Closed’ from my Listing
  4. How can I delete this after COVID-19 Pandemic 

 

 

Why this Temporarily Closed tag is coming on my Listing?

It is showing on your Google business listing (GMB) because of the COVID-19 Pandemic. Many businesses have shut their doors because of Lockdown across the globe. To mitigate the spread of coronavirus infections, governments have taken the decision to Lockdown in different regions on the globe. So Google has introduced a temporarily closed indicator in Google My Business Listing to make his users aware that the business is closed due to this Pandemic.
This tag helps Google users to identify which businesses are open and which are not. Commonly google has tagged all businesses temporarily closed.
But you have options to open your business listing if your business is open and come under the necessity to fight against the coronavirus.
This can help the user to identify which business is open and which are closed temporarily.

 

Is my visibility affected on Google?

Many businesses are thinking about the impact of this temporarily closed tag on your listing SEO or ranking in google. Many SEO experts also have asked questions regarding this issue to Google representatives. And they clarified that it is not going to have any negative impact on google ranking.

If I am doing business online or it is operational then how can I remove this ‘Temporarily Closed’ from my Listing?

If you are doing business online and your business is operational as per government policy in your area, you can easily remove this temporary tag from your Listing for this. You have to follow the below steps.

step-1: 

https://www.google.com/business/

now login here

Step-2: 

After login go in info section from the sidebar menu

Step-3: 

Now click on the “Mark as open” button. now in a few minutes, your Listing will be live with no Temporary Closed tag

After COVID-19, Pandemic google resumes this tag automatically. Soon the situations will be better.

 

 

Pawan Kumar

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