This is something important that you should consider if you going to list your business on google. Google My Business has updated info about requesting ownership of a business listing in local area and Google map in its help documents.
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We've updated our Help Center article on requesting ownership of a verified business. Check out the updated article to learn more! https://t.co/6npHBjeWM5
— Google My Business (@GoogleMyBiz) January 5, 2018
If you need to see the older version of the documents then you can access them on Wayback Machine. This older version is a abstract to the new detailed one. Check it over here
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