Finally Found: Claim Your Apple Maps Listing

Nov 13, 2014
Jason Baumann

AppleMaps

For a long time, clients have been asking where Apple gets the data for the mapping app on the iPhone. Well,¬†Apple has finally released a legitimate way for U.S.-based small business owners to claim ownership on their Apple Maps listing and keep the information correctly updated! It’s called Apple Maps Connect and it’s simple.

Claim Your Apple Maps Listing

  1. Login with an existing Apple ID, or create a new Apple ID.
  2. Write in your business information, including your relationship to business, business name, business address, and business phone number.
  3. Verify your business over the phone right away, or via email (with a business email address).
  4. Confirm business location, category, hours, and input Website and social media links.

Updated information or new listings have been showing up within about one week. Again, this is only available for U.S.-based business for the time being, but Apple reports that it will be rolled out to more countries in the near future.

If you own a brick and mortar business, you need to make sure that your address in claimed with both Google and Apple. A great way to do this is with the Boxless Media Local SEO package. For a small fee, we will make sure that you are listed everywhere you are supposed to be. Click here for details.

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