Below is a list of 55 Top Local Directories Your Business Could Be Listed In

Being listed in local directories can significantly increase your exposure and bring in more customers on a daily basis.  More and more people are searching for local restaurants, clothing shops, and any other type of service from their mobile phones.  The majority of these search results bring up at least 1 of these local directories.

If you are not listed, you could be missing out on tons of business

If you own a local business here are the places that you want to be listed in. These sites have the largest amount of traffic.  The below  sites are listed by size of site and traffic.  Some require a postcard to the business address to verify the listing while others require a phone call to the business.  Be aware that some may want to charge and some will not take a cell phone for verification, such as Yelp.

Top U.S. Local Directory Citation Sources

GetListed.org and Whitespark.ca recently released some amazing data on the top local citation sources by city and by categoryYellowpages.com

  1. Yelp
  2. SuperPages
  3. CitySearch
  4. Yahoo Local
  5. Facebook
  6. DexKnows
  7. Manta
  8. BBB.org
  9. YouTube
  10. City-Data
  11. Yellowbook.com
  12. Angieslist
  13. MerchantCircle
  14. ServiceMagic

While a number of expected brands made the list, Facebook and YouTube are perhaps the two biggest surprises here. Then again, they are two of the biggest sites in the world and each has local business content, so perhaps it’s no surprise that they would emerge as important citation sources.

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