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Re: Best schema to use for services

From: Jarno van Driel <jarno@quantumspork.nl>
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2013 21:57:35 +0200
Message-ID: <CAFQgrbazn8nL=qBVAr1KyXbY88UJPy3JhpxU+io2fZFhnztraQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: David Deering <david@touchpointdigital.net>
Cc: Public Vocabs <public-vocabs@w3.org>
Since you ask for it, don't shoot me down for providing a link to my own
https://www.seo-provider.nl/seo-pakketten/mkb-geavanceerd/ (has a real
https://www.seo-provider.nl/seo-pakketten/mkb-maatwerk/ ()

Run it through Google's structured data testing tool (
http://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/richsnippets) and you'll see and SEO
service mark-up as a product. The 'copyrightholder' is a

Sorry it's in Dutch, the Englisg version isn't ready yet.

On Thu, Sep 12, 2013 at 9:48 PM, David Deering

> Thank you for all of your replies.  I do think that most people tend to
> think of a Product as a tangible object and do not consider a service as a
> product, even though it can be and is.  So as long as the definition of a
> Schema Product is clear that it does include services, I think most people
> including myself won't have a problem understanding and using it to mark up
> services.
> However, could someone please perhaps provide me with an example of how a
> business would mark up their page with a Product Schema for a service such
> as web design or something such as tree trimming?  And would you recommend
> marking up the page with perhaps both a Local Business schema and a Product
> schema?
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