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Understanding Google My Business & Local Search

Google Maps: Bulk Upload now broken in LBC?

Update 01/04/08 According to MapsGod Jen this has now been fixed. Jen has apparently been on leave and yesterday returned to the Google Maps for Business Group with a vengeance!

In today’s Google Maps For Business Owners another bug in the Local Business Center seems to have been confirmed. This time the bulk upload procedure seems to have broken and has been so since at least Dec. 20th:

TOPIC: Error 504

== 1 of 3 ==
Date: Fri, Dec 28 2007 10:08 am
From: “”

I believe you are also refering to my recent question with the same problem. Has anyone else experienced this, and are there any recommendations on what could be causing this?

On Dec 27, 3:24 pm, “m.storagefacil…”
> I noticed around the 22nd of Dec that I haven’t been able to upload
> bulk feed as well. I keep getting this Error. It isnt Just me, as
> im seeing that others are experiencing the same problem. Is there a fix?

== 2 of 3 ==
Date: Fri, Dec 28 2007 10:30 am
From: “”

Oh Im wrong it is a 502 server error. Whats the fix? I dont know
but I hope someone from google looks at this blog so that we can get
back to work.

== 3 of 3 ==
Date: Fri, Dec 28 2007 2:54 pm
From: “”

Hi guys,

I am having the exact same issue – I have been trying to upload my unicode text file since Dec. 20th without success.


Perhaps the Google Local Business Center is undergoing renovations, perhaps Mapsquide Jen is on an extended holiday break (she deserves it) but the problems of customer service, mapspam, broken coupons and now the broken upload feature seem to be piling up in the forum and have gone unanswered for an extended period.