Of particular importance when creating your Google My Business listing is to adhere to the recommendations above. However, visiting the link describes all the areas you are able to add information to during your submission and the guidelines for each as well as their overall list of dos and donts.
For businesses that feel like they dont need to follow Google’s GMB guidelines they have made publicly available a Business Redressal Complaint Form.
Their site states the following:
“If you come across misleading information or fraudulent activity on Google Maps related to the name, phone number, or URL of a business, you may use this form to submit a complaint. Complaints submitted through this form will be reviewed in accordance with our guidelines for representing businesses on Google Maps.”
In Summary, Google My Business allows you to add your business to Google’s local search index for your specific type of local business. While this is free and convenient it’s important to take care in following Google’s guidelines to avoid any potential repercussions.