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    Cool Why Google local business maps listing is missing on page 1 for some keywords?


    Hi,

    I'm trying to figure out when we do a local search for certain keywords, even though there is enough search volume, Google local business maps section is missing in the middle of page 1 of Google for certen kewyords or for certain industries. What are the reasons for this?
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    It all depends on intent of the user if a map is suitable for that query to be displayed.
    In a simplistic example lets assume your keyword phrase was "where can I buy shoes" if would make sense to show a map of where you can buy shoes local to you. However if your query was "How are shoes made" then google will detect your not a shopper and displaying the map would be pointless.

    The issue is this is a automated process and google will get it wrong sometimes, its very possible you have found a keyword where google have mistaken the intent but on the whole they do a pretty good job.
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