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(Entry was posted by Business Mapper on this post in the Dumb SEO Questions community on Facebook, Tuesday, July 23, 2013).

Is there a way to merge a Google Plus page and Google Local page?

is there a way yet to merge a google plus page and google local page?

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  • Tim Capper: A google local page is already connected to a google plus business page. So i hope you mean a google place page or google map listing. if this is the case then log into google plus business page - then open google place page - you will then see : Manage this Page, click on this and follow instructions - you may have to re verify the page. If you are in the very top situation which i questioned what you meant " merge a google plus page and google local page" then you already have 2 seperate google plus pages / accounts. Delete the one and connect to the one you want to keep.
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  • Tim Capper: A google local page is already connected to a google plus business page.

    So i hope you mean a google place page or google map listing.

    if this is the case then log into google plus business page - then open google place page - you will then see : Manage this Page, click on this and follow instructions - you may have to re verify the page.

    If you are in the very top situation which i questioned what you meant " ;merge a google plus page and google local page"

    then you already have 2 seperate google plus pages / accounts.

    Delete the one and connect to the one you want to keep.
  • Business Mapper: Tim  ;- thanx for the advice, is the later situation i have.
  • Peter K. Lam: I also have this problem with one of my clients. I reached out to Google and they say that they will link the pages together automatically at some point. You have be sure that they have the same data between the Google Places/Maps listing and the Google+/Local page. They will use this as a way to connect the two. If all these profiles are under the same account, it'll be even easier to do it.

    The only problem is that Google didn't specify when they were going to do this. They just said they will be doing it.
  • Justin Y: + to fully migrate the places page to the G+ local you need to make sure that all info is the same and then verify the Google+ local page by requesting a new pin to be sent to you via postcard. After you've entered the pin it should migrate instantly in most cases.
  • Yasser Mohamed: + + I have recently set up mu google + business page - thanks to the great suggestions by + and + I am currently waiting for my postcode with the PIN on it to arrive, once it does, I can let you know how long it takes to migrate the places page to Google +

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