Top Free Online Directories

What is the definition of a business directory?

  • Consistent NAP. Ensure you're supplying the same company information across all directories if you create or update your firm on various sites.
  • You should provide a link to your website. Backlinks, also known as inbound links, are critical to the Domain Rating of your company's website. Consider including a tracking link at the end of this URL so you can track how much traffic your site receives from the business directories that link to it.
  • A brief description of the business. Make sure you have a clear description of your company that reflects your company's mission, culture, and values.
  • Multimedia. Give potential customers a visual representation of your company by including a photo or video of your office, workers, or daily operations.

What are the advantages of registering with a local business directory?

  • Building backlinks: Google looks at the amount and quality of sites that link to yours (backlinks) and ranks your site accordingly. A higher rank in organic search results can be achieved by having more and better quality backlinks.
  • Increased site traffic: The top three local listings receive 60% of all visitors, with the number one position receiving half of that. When done correctly, local business directories can increase the number of visitors to your website.
  • Visibility for your industry: If your company provides a unique but essential service, a free local listing can help people find you when advertising isn't an option.

The most significant local business directories that are completely free




Angie's List



Yahoo! Local




Where can I look for more local business directories?

  • Make sure your search engine's parameters are correct for your location and then look for "top local directories."
  • Use your location along with one of the following terms or phrases to find what you're looking for: Add your site, business, or recommended links to the directory.




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