Free Local Services listings

Free Local Services listings

Some Google My Business listings are also included in the Local Services unit for free. These listings show up beneath paid listings, do not have the Google Guarantee badge, and are only available for certain service categories and areas at this time. Find out if your business is eligible to participate in Local Services here.

If you’d like to have your business listed in the unit for free, please contact localservices-help@google.com.

FAQ

Why is my business not showing up in the Local Services unit? What can I do to make it show up?

  • If you are interested in having the Google Guarantee badge, you can sign-up for Local Services ads.
  • If you would like to be listed in the unit for free, please contact localservices-help@google.com.

    Note: All locksmith businesses in the US and Canada and garage door businesses in the US must pass Advanced Verification to be listed in the unit. Learn more about advanced verification.

Can my business still show in the Local Services unit if it did not pass advanced verification?

  • All locksmith businesses in the US and Canada and garage door businesses in the US participating in Local Service ads are required to pass advanced verification. You can appeal the result of your advanced verification here.

How are businesses in the Local Services unit ranked?

  • Rank within the Local Services unit is determined by a number of factors that help Google match service providers to consumers.
  • Factors that can affect your business’s ranking within the Local Services unit include:
    • Proximity to potential customers' locations 
    • Review score and the number of reviews your business receives
    • Business hours

How can I update incorrect business information shown in my listing?

  • Please contact localservices-help@google.com to update any incorrect business information.

Why is information in my Local Services listing different than my Google My Business listing?

  • Local Services listings should match your Google My Business listing. Contact localservices-help@google.com to update incorrect information.

How can I remove my listing from the Local Services unit?

  • Contact localservices-help@google.com to remove your listing.
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