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Top 20 free local business directories for small businesses

The following 20 tools will help you:

  • Get your business listed in the most popular local online directories.
  • Get more links to your business website and improve your SEO rankings.
  • Claim your business on maps and driving directions services like MapQuest and Google Maps.
  • Respond to online customer reviews.
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Google Places

http://www.google.com/placesfo...

Google Places is what you’ll use to add your business listing to Google+ Local. As a business owner you can add/claim your business listing and enhance it by adding photos, coupons, and more.

You can also respond to customer reviews and view statistics on who’s viewing your profile and where they are coming from.

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Yelp

https://biz.yelp.com

Yelp offers customer reviews of businesses in your city. In addition to your basic business information, you can also add photos, coupons, a short history of your business, and more. You’ll even be able to respond to your customers’ reviews and view statistics for your profile.

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Yahoo! Local

http://smallbusiness.yahoo.com...

Yahoo! Local offers listings and reviews for local businesses. As a business owner you can add/claim your business and include any important information.

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Bing

http://www.bing.com/businesspo...

The Bing Business Portal allows you to manage your local business listing on Bing. You can add your logo, photos, menu, deals, and other important information.

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MapQuest

https://listings.mapquest.com/...

MapQuest’s “local business center” will allow you to update your MapQuest business listing. You can add photos, parking directions, move your map marker, and more.

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Angie’s List

http://www.angieslistbusinessc...

Angie’s List offers user reviews of businesses in your city. Angie’s List has 2 million paying members that read and write reviews on their website. As a business owner you can monitor/add your business for free as long as your business falls under one of the following categories.

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YellowPages (via AT&T)

http://adsolutions.att.com/adv...

YellowPages (now YP.com) offers local business listings and advertising solutions for businesses. As a business owner you can add/claim your business listing and include any important information.

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Citysearch

http://www.citysearch.com/

Citysearch is an online guide to businesses and entertainment in your city. As a business owner you can add/claim your business listing and include any important information or add special offers. You can also view statistics to see how many people view your profile page.

You can claim your listing on Citysearch by visiting CityGrid.

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Manta

http://www.manta.com/claim

Manta offers business listings for companies worldwide. Their website receives over 30 million visitors per month.

As a local business owner you can add/claim your business listing and enhance it by adding your company logo, photos, and other important information. You can also see statistics on how many people are visiting your business profile on Manta.

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Foursquare

https://foursquare.com/busines...

Foursquare helps keep track of where your friends “check-in” and what businesses are nearby your current location. Users of Foursquare will often comment on certain businesses by giving recommendations or compiling to-do lists of their favorite places to visit.

As a business owner you can claim your business listing and receive real-time data about your customers’ activity. You can also create coupons for those customers who “check-in” to your business on Foursquare.

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MerchantCircle

http://www.merchantcircle.com/...

MerchantCircle is a local business directory offering reviews, deals, and advice. As a business owner you can add/claim your business listing and enhance it by adding coupons, newsletters, respond to reviews, and more.

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Superpages

http://www.supermedia.com/busi...

Superpages is an online business directory offering local business listings, reviews, and advertising solutions. As a business owner you can add/claim your business listing and include any important information, create deals, respond to user reviews, and more.

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Local

https://advertise.local.com

Local is an online directory for local businesses, deals, and events. As a business owner you can add/claim your business listing and include any important information.

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LinkedIn

http://www.linkedin.com/compan...

LinkedIn allows you to create a public “Company Page” for your business. Your Company Page will be linked to by your employees’ profiles on LinkedIn (when they list your company as their employer).

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The Business Journal

http://businessdirectory.bizjo...

The Business Journal offers business news and advice. They’ve recently created a local business directory which includes most major U.S. cities. As a business owner you can add/claim your business listing and include any important information.

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Hotfrog

http://www.hotfrog.com/AddYour...

Hotfrog is a business search engine that receives around 1.5 million visitors per month. As a business owner you can add/claim your business listing as well as add photos, create deals, and more. They also offer reporting tools to see which keywords are driving the most traffic to your business profile page.

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Kudzu

https://register.kudzu.com/pac...

Kudzu offers reviews, advice, and deals for local businesses. As a business owner you can add/claim your business listing and include any important information, create deals, respond to user reviews, and more.

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MagicYellow

http://www.magicyellow.com/add...

Magic Yellow is a business directory offering local business listings and reviews. As a business owner you can add/claim your business listing and include any important information.

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Express Update

http://www.expressupdate.com

Express Update allows you to add a public profile page for your business. They also provide resources for ensuring that your listing gets distributed throughout the web.

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Think Local

http://www.thinklocal.com/Busi...

Think Local is another local business search engine. As a business owner you can add/claim your business listing and include any important information.

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