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The Top Must do Listings for Local Marketing

Building Business the New Media way

Building Business the New Media way

Why is it important to be listed in local directories. Here are 3 reasons:

  • Approximately 3 billion search queries contain local terms every month. (Source:comScore)
  • 70% of online searchers will use local search to find offline businesses. (Source: Kelsey Group)
  • 30% of Google searches are for local information. (Source: HubSpot via Google)

50 Online Local Business Directories

  1. Google
  2. Bing
  3. Yahoo!
  4. Yelp
  5. Facebook
  6. Better Business Bureau
  7. Angie’s List
  8. Merchant Circle
  9. LinkedIn
  10. YP.com
  11. Whitepages
  12. Superpages.com
  13. Yellowbook
  14. CitySearch
  15. MapQuest/Yext
  16. Local.com
  17. Foursquare
  18. CitySlick
  19. USDirectory.com
  20. Dex Media
  21. BizJournals.com
  22. TeleAtlas
  23. Discover Our Town
  24. EZ Local
  25. Kudzu
  26. CityVoter
  27. Manta
  28. UsCity
  29. Local Site Submit
  30. InfoUSA
  31. Infignos
  32. Get Fave
  33. My Huckleberry
  34. Yellowee
  35. MojoPages
  36. Brownbook
  37. Magic Yellow
  38. CitySquares
  39. Map Creator
  40. Judy’s Book 
  41. TripAdvisor
  42. Thumbtack
  43. YellowPagesGoesGreen.org
  44. Home Advisor
  45. ShowMeLocal
  46. ChamberofCommerce.com
  47. Yellowbot
  48. Hotfrog
  49. Brownbook
  50. InsiderPages

To find out how to dominate local search including how to best optimize your website for local search and how to optimize for search off your website visit Hubspot.com and while your at it don’t forget to check your listing status with MOZ local

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