[2021 Guide] Can I Change My Business Name on Google My Business

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[2021 Guide] Can I Change My Business Name on Google My Business

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Yes, you can change. Before you do it, check my “Important notes” section below. If you want to go ahead you can use this guide: how to change business name on Google

Important notes:

It has to match your business’ real-world name, as used consistently on your storefront, website, stationery, and known to customers.

It can trigger a request for re-verification of the listing or even a suspension as Google will need to verify the new name is eligible.

If you add extra words to match your service/category/product or to match your city/town/village is considered spam and can result in your listing being suspended.

If your business changes its name and meets the following criteria, reviews aren’t removed:

• You make a minor name change.

• You have multiple locations and the business name changes.

If your business changes its name but doesn’t meet the criteria above, it’s considered a new business and reviews are removed.

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