How to Delete a Google My Business Listing

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Deleting your GMB listing is straightforward and simple. We’ll walk you through the necessary steps to permanently remove and close your Google My Business listing.

Note: Be careful — deleting your listing isn’t always the right answer. There are a variety of things you may want to do instead. We’ll break down several scenarios below so you can determine the best course of action for you.

Steps to Remove a Google My Business Listing from Google’s Search Results

  1. Log into your GMB Dashboard.
  2. Go to the Info tab.
  3. Click Mark as permanently closed.
  4. Review the information.
  5. Click Close Business.
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How To Remove A Google My Business Listing
How To Remove A Google My Business Listing
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Important Considerations

Marking your business as permanently closed will remove your business listing from local Google search results. Your site can still appear in the regular organic results, however.

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