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Your home-based local business will often appear in Google My Business listings with a Street View image of your house if your address is not hidden.
An accurate, well-optimized Google My Business listing plays a very important role in Local SEO, but it may look strange to have an image of your house pop up associated with your business in search results.
However, there are some important things to consider before removing it.
What if I told you that your local business can show up higher than a national business in Google search results?
That may seem crazy, but for local businesses, one of the best ways to compete in Google search engine results is to show up in the Google Local 3-Pack.
Being local gives your business an advantage over larger companies that have no local presence.
If you can get your business into the Google Local 3-Pack, it’s a shortcut to Page 1 of Google search engine results. We’ll show you the first steps to take.