Here is a list of links that will help carpet cleaners with their Google Places listings optimization. Follow these guidelines to not only rank your Places page, but also stay within the guidelines and avoid suspension or deletion.
David Mihm local search ranking factors.
Link to Google Places account login page.
Link to Google Places User Guide.
Business listings in Google Places must have correct information about physical, local businesses, as they appear in the real world. Adhere to these guidelines for best results.
These are the items you need to comply with to avoid issues with Google such as denial of access, removal of one or all of your listings, being blacklisted from adding future listings, or deletion of your Google Account.
Useful resources from Google for business owners and consultants working with Google Places.
Guide to reporting and correcting incorrect listings and/or data within a listing.
Link to the YouTube channel for Google Places.
Link to the Google Places help form.
Known Google Places Issues
Link to known issues with Google Places.
Details and application instructions for getting Google business photos.