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Got a phone call about making my listing more attractive to custimers. Paid $300 and they said to wait for a code in the mail to activate everything. I have recieved no code and it had been about a month. Besecker’s Diner is the listing. 1 Recommended Answer 37 Replies 149 Upvotes
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No activation code for my Google listing.
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 He  telling the truth. I called Google and they tried to  charge me $300 to update my information. They would not let me do it myself
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It’s a free service, these scammers that call are very slick in the words they choose to use.
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I received a similar phone call. They came extremely close to stating they were Google, but never said it directly. They even seemed quite professional on the phone, even transferring me to another extension prior to payment just to ensure the details were correct. While on the phone with them, I searched the phone number they called from. Needless to say, I quickly hung up after reading the search results.
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You can set up your Google My Business listing for free. 

While you can hire someone to “optimize” your listing you can also do this yourself if you read Google’s guidelines and search around the web. 

There are several easy-to-follow guides available that can help walk you through this step-by-step if you search for “google my business guide.”
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