Google My Business Adds Localized Business Names

Sep 13, 2018 • 7:24 am | comments (0) by | Filed Under Google Maps

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I am told this isn't exactly new, but I don't think I've covered this before. Google My Business now lets you edit the localized version of the business name. Craig Harkins shared a screen shot on Twitter of Google My Business letting him edit the McDonalds location and also enter in the Russian version of the name.

Here is that screen shot:

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This is not currently available in the Google My Business dashboard but it is available when you edit a Google My Business listing directly in web search.

Supposedly this has been around for at least a couple months:

I assume most of the non-US readers have noticed this and I just didn't notice it because I live in the vacuum of New York.

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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