- Add business to Locwik
Locwik is leading Business Directory of USA. If you have listed your business in say n local business directory direct benefit you can gain is link popularity which will help your website to rank better and in case if you are indulging in direct sales than your web presence will boost customer reliance on your brand and your product i.e. increase in conversion rate of your website.
- Google My Business
Google “My Business” is a way to list your business on Google products such as Maps, Plus, etc. If your business is listed on Google, when it is searched, a dedicated result will pop up on the top right corner of the search result page with the essential information about the business including open/close hours and current status.
To get your business on Google you need to go to Google My Business and claim administrative rights to the listing. Once Google verifies that its your business (by post mail) you can add information to the listing and use it as a marketing tool.
- Bing Places
Bing Places is one of the most important steps you need to take for your business. I will show you how to create a local listing so that your business will appear in local searches.
In this segment of the Local SEO course, we will discuss the importance of Bing Places when it comes to Local SEO and important tips when setting up these pages. Learn the simple, yet critical elements of getting the most out of these free pages.
- Yahoo Local/Aabaco Small Business
Yahoo is one of the three major search engines on the internet today. Your business cannot appear as a local result unless you have created a local listing for your business. In this video, I will show you how to create a Yahoo local listing for your business.
- Superpages Online Yellow Pages, Local Business Directory
The major search engines like BING, Google, Yahoo, etc. all now have “local” options. Most of them even offer ways to review local businesses, merchants, etc. and if that takes off they could start combining local yellow pages with Yelp. So there are a number of threats to any yellow pages website. There is an interesting article hear about Yelp and CitySearch:
- World’s Largest Professional Network
LinkedIn operates the world’s largest professional network on the Internet with more than 467 million members in over 200 countries and territories. Professionals are signing up to join LinkedIn at a rate of more than two new members per second.
- Yellow Pages Spider
Yellow Pages Spider is a tool that searches in the most popular “yellow pages” directories and extracts important information like business name, address, phone number and email.
With this application, you can create 100% customization searches in a browser so you can enjoy all the features of each target site. Just enter a category and location, then do a search and when you get the first page of data click the “Get Data!” button and the rest is magic! All the results will be extracted and formatted in a list that you can review before saving to a CSV file that can be imported into MS Excel or your MYSQL database.