60 Business Directories You Need To Be Listed On

business directoriesAs a small business venturing into internet marketing, getting found online is your number one priority. If you’ve done any online marketing research then you probably know that Google gets about 60% of search traffic on the internet.

If that’s the case, then shouldn’t you be spending your time trying to rank higher on Google’s results pages? I’m going to tell you ‘no’ and here is why:

There are 20 million small businesses in the US and all of them are trying to rank #1 for their keywords. Very few of them are going after the smaller directories and search engines that account for the other 40% of traffic. So, why not go for the low hanging fruit?That 40% of US search traffic is still a gigantic number of people. Additionally, if you rank highly in many of the other directories across the internet, you are much more likely to rank highly in Google.

If you’re ready to start making sure your listing is correct across the internet, here is a list of 60 directories and search engines that you should claim your business on:

1. 2findLocal
2. Addresses
3. Advice Local
4. AmericanTowns
5. Angie’s List
6. Best of the Web
7. Bing
8. BizJournals.com
9. Biznik
10. Brownbook
11. ChoiceVendor.com
12. Citysearch
13. CitySlick
14. Citysquares
15. Cylex-Usa
16. Dex
17. Dexknows
18. Discoverourtown
19. Ezlocal
20. Facebook
21. Finditnow
22. Genieknows
23. Getfave
24. Google
25. Hotfrog
26. Infignos
27. InfoUSA
28. Judysbook
29. Justclicklocal
30. Kudzu
31. Linkedin
32. Listedlocal
33. Local.com
34. Localdatabase
35. Magic Yellow
36. Manta
37. Mapquest
38. MatchPoint
39. Merchant Circle
40. Metrobot
41. MojoPages
42. MyCity
43. Myhuckleberry
44. Navteq GPS
45. Oneclicklocal
46. Showmelocal
47. Supermedia
48. Superpages
49. TeleAtlas
50. ThinkLocal
51. Topix
52. Usdirectory
53. USYellowPages
54. Whitepages
55. Yahoo!
56. Yellowbook
57. Yellowbot
58. Yellowee
59. Yelp
60. Zipweb

I know this list can seem overwhelming, but if you take the time to claim and correct your listings on these sites your business’s internet presence will be dramatically improved. If you want to get a jump start on claiming and optimizing your listings you should check out PowerListings to immediately get listed across all of our network partners.




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