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Google Merging Our Lisings With Competitor!
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A local competitor, Peerless Roof Cleaning has stooped to a new low!
He has been copying my every move since I was stupid and nice enough to show him a roof cleaning pump that would not break, some years ago!
What he has done is to "name" his company after a file name of one of our many roof cleaning pictures on a google map we made.
This has tricked Google into giving HIM credit for all my hard work!
This is illegal, and it is just a matter of time before Google bans him, I HOPE.
I am asking any forum members to express their outrage at this by commenting in the google forum http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/maps/thread?tid=2465b58cd988576f&hl=en.
THIS could happen to you!
THIS is the ****ing thanks I get for helping you guys, a  local competitor, who buys chlorine from the same place as us, and thus knows all the  roof cleaning work we do, is desperate and jealous of us!
I Have unsefishly helped many of you over the years with free roof cleaning knowledge.
Help me out here guys if you feel this is wrong ?
Click on the thread in the google help forum, and post your feelings ?

Help forum > Maps > Local Listing Issues >
 Business Owner or Business Listing Manager >
Google Merging Our Lisings With Competitor!

Chris Tucker
Level 1
1/28/10
Summarize the issue: Competitor is getting credit for OUR Work Pictures Placed On Google Maps!
Google is associating our content with a competitor, and our picture appears in the local business results with a link to THEIR url!



Link to the map or business listing in question if applicable:

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Chris Tucker
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1/28/10
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Here is the local search URL, you will see OUR picture 2 -26-2008 604-41 am JPEG  associated with a competitors url!
However, when you click the third search result, our picture goes to the url www.roofcleaningtampaflorida.com  !
 
 
Chris Tucker
Level 1
1/28/10
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OMG, I now SEE why this competitor is being associated with OUR work picture !!!
He named his "company" the file name of our work photo, gave it a phoney, keyword loaded  address with his phone number, and snuck it into the local business center as a "listing" !!!
 
His company is Peerless, his URL is www.roofcleaningtampa.com , he has stolen our work pictures file name, and tricked google into associating it, with him!
 
Chris Tucker
Level 1
1/28/10
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This is the URL o f the map that our work picture 2-26-2008 604-41 am jpeg is part of.
 
I hope google can see what has happened ?
 
 
Chris Tucker
Level 1
1/28/10
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Here is another page where our competitor has stolen pictures of our work, and got credit for it on his page, by naming his "company" after the file name of one of our pictures.
scroll down to the bottom, and see, my name is chris tucker, the google map with all the pictures on it is where we did the work.

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His latest claim on the listing is that he "did not make the listing" and has "no idea" who did. He even says the listing has been reported to Google. Yes it has, by ME!
The profile  roof cleaning terminator" is associated with this listing, and that is IMPOSSIBLE w/o  the Cookie Google gives when a listing is created.
This is NOT a "computer mistake".
In the following, one can see he "did this" because he don't like his placement in the Tampa Roof Cleaning Search Results. He admits this in the question Google asks "what can't you find on Google"
Read for yourself.

Roof Cleaning Tampa Company Owner at A Peerless Roof Cleaning Tampa FL Mnfct Apprvd Roof Cleaning
Tampa

roof-cleaning-tampa (15)
roof-cleaning-tampa (13)
roof-cleaning-tampa (12)
roof-cleaning-tampa (11)
roof-cleaning-tampa (9)
roof-cleaning-tampa (10)
roof-cleaning-tampa (8)
roof-cleaning-tampa (7)
roof-cleaning-tampa (6)
roof-cleaning-tampa (5)
  • About me
Hi, I'm Tom Peerless owner of Peerless Roof Cleaning Tampa 33601 FL (813)230-5915

We are a High Detail Non Pressure Roof Cleaning Company serving Tampa for over 10 years.
Where I grew up
Tampa
Places I've lived
Tampa
Companies I've worked for
Peerless Roof Cleaning Tampa
Schools I've attended
U of Tampa
Other names
TnT
Something I still can't find on Google
ethics with tampa roof cleaning search results, why do you think I'm doing this?
My superpower
Jesus
Interests
Roof Cleaning, Fishing, Golf
My places
Map of all locations where the profile owner has lived


-- Edited by Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa FL (813) 655-8777 on Sunday 31st of January 2010 12:21:39 PM

-- Edited by Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa FL (813) 655-8777 on Sunday 31st of January 2010 12:26:43 PM

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Reported to google and left feedback:

This company has added 2-26-2008 6-04-41 AM.JPG onto their name. This file is hosted by a local competitor. They are trying to take credit for his linkages.

See http://picasaweb.google.com/
Roof.Cleaning.In.Tampa/TileRoofCleaning
TampaFLCleaningSlateRoofs
?gl=
us#5392849403
179106450

Or see "related maps" on the offending company's page

http://maps.google.com/maps/place?
sourceid=ie7&rls=
com.microsoft:en-us:IE
-SearchBox&oe=
UTF-8&rlz=1I7ACAW_enUS327US327&um
=1&ie=UTF-8&q=Roof+Cleaning+tampa&fb=
1&gl=us&hq=Roof+Cleaning&h
near=tampa&cid
=4081586543958126789&ei
=7uVhS9WvO4y
Vtge7uNnYDQ&sa=X&oi=
local_result&ct
=result&resnum=3&ved=
0CBMQnQIwAg




-- Edited by Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa FL (813) 655-8777 on Friday 29th of January 2010 10:34:53 AM

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Midtown wrote:

Reported to google and left feedback:

This company has added 2-26-2008 6-04-41 AM.JPG onto their name. This file is hosted by a local competitor. They are trying to take credit for his linkages.

See http://picasaweb.google.com/Roof.Cleaning.In.
Tampa/TileRoofCleaningTampaFLCleaningSlateRoofs?gl=us#5392849403179106450

Or see "related maps" on the offending company's page

http://maps.google.com/maps/place?sourceid=ie7&rls
=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&oe=UTF-8&rlz=1I7ACAW_enUS327US327&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=Roof+Cleaning+tampa&fb=1&gl=us&hq=Roof
+Cleaning&hnear=tampa&cid=4081586543958126789&ei
=7uVhS9WvO4yVtge7uNnYDQ&sa=X&oi=local_result&ct=r
esult&resnum=3&ved=0CBMQnQIwAg




Thanks Doug!
Using MY file name to "name his company" shows the level of jealousy and outright larceny some local competitors will sometimes stoop to.
You would THINK Google would have caught someone using a file name as his  "company name"
They are sometimes slow to take action, and I have little doubts it will stop either.
Gooogle WILL Ban you for crap like this, and this is where this is headed.

 



-- Edited by Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa FL (813) 655-8777 on Friday 29th of January 2010 10:33:16 AM

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Chris, sent an inappropriated usage notice to Google pertaining to Peerless.
    Hope it went through and Google takes care of it!! Is there some type of infringement notification you can send or did you already do it ? I can't even say out loud what should be done to this scum bag !!

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Roger wrote:

Chris, sent an inappropriated usage notice to Google pertaining to Peerless.
    Hope it went through and Google takes care of it!! Is there some type of infringement notification you can send or did you already do it ? I can't even say out loud what should be done to this scum bag !!




Thanks My Friend, one guy actually went on his listing, and left a bad review for ripping me off, LOL
I am glad people are outraged, and realize this COULD happen to them!
Thanks for your support!

 



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Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa FL (813) 655-8777 wrote:

 




Thanks My Friend, one guy actually went on his listing, and left a bad review for ripping me off, LOL
I am glad people are outraged, and realize this COULD happen to them!
Thanks for your support!

 

 




that was me.  :D Think they have been delisted.

 

http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=ie7&q=Roof+Cleaning+tampa&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&rlz=1I7ACAW_enUS327US327

 

nothing.



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Midtown wrote:

Apple Roof Cleaning Tampa FL (813) 655-8777 wrote:

 




Thanks My Friend, one guy actually went on his listing, and left a bad review for ripping me off, LOL
I am glad people are outraged, and realize this COULD happen to them!
Thanks for your support!

 

 




that was me.  :D Think they have been delisted.

 

http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=ie7&q=Roof+Cleaning+tampa&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&rlz=1I7ACAW_enUS327US327

 

nothing.




Nope, not YET, Google works slowly, here is the search

http://www.google.com/search?sourceid
=ie7&q=roof+cleaning+tampa&rls
=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&ie
=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&rlz=1I7ACAW_enUS327US327
 



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Chris,

Sent in a scathing report to Google as a fellow business owner...We work too hard to put up with this horseChit.  Hope that guy goes down in flames.  That is TRULY unethical.  Good Luck!

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KP Diamond wrote:

Chris,

Sent in a scathing report to Google as a fellow business owner...We work too hard to put up with this horseChit.  Hope that guy goes down in flames.  That is TRULY unethical.  Good Luck!




Thanks KP, BTW, that was NO "Accident" either.
You MUST fill out a business name, and it MUST be sent to you for verification.
He is busted, big time, and rightfully so!
IF you click on his profile he is using as the "roof cleaning terminator", he more or less admits it!
He claims he wants to "bring ethics" to the roof cleaning search world, man WHAT a freaking EGO ?
He is nobody, just a local pressure wwasher fortunate enough to buy chemicals from where we buy our chemicals locally.
He KNOWS all the work we do, and is jealous of us.
I sit ALL DAY while my men are out working, searching for free internet sites and links, and I know what I am doing.
He calls it "spam"
He THOUGHT he was gonna be nice to me, get my secrets, and take my business, ROTFLMAO!
That he would stoop to this is proof positive of what he stands for, as a Man.
He is Desperate, and it shows!
Google will not let him off for what he has done, but they move slowly.
He has "hung himself" already, by creating another profile BESIDES his real one, and responding with it.
THAT profile posted this listing, he will be unable to blame it on anyone else, since he is obviously in control of it!


 



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If we go to google's help center and enter a live chat with a google rep can't we get this dealt with right away ??


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Baltimore MD Roof Cleaning 410-482-4367 wrote:

If we go to google's help center and enter a live chat with a google rep can't we get this dealt with right away ??




i AM NOT SURE ?
It is still there at number 3 in this search
http://www.google.com/search?sourceid
=ie7&q=roof+cleaning+
tampa&rls=com.microsoft:en-us
:IE-SearchBox&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF
-8&rlz=1I7ACAW_enUS327US327

 



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I was really just wondering if this is the way one would handle such a situation as opposed to just spamming the guys reviews and whatnot?

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Baltimore MD Roof Cleaning 410-482-4367 wrote:

I was really just wondering if this is the way one would handle such a situation as opposed to just spamming the guys reviews and whatnot?




A review is a review, and if someone wants to post their feelings about this situation, it is entirely up to them.
I only asked that if people felt outrage by this, and realized it could easily happen to them, to express their opinions to Google in this thread http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/maps/thread?tid
=2465b58cd988576f&hl=en

Google has not even repled, so far!
I THINK it is posted in the correct forum ?
I hope so.



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