Brian Winch | March 07, 2017
Once upon a time, not too long ago, a small business had only to place its name, address and telephone number in the yellow pages phone book and then wait for prospective customers to call or visit them. Yellow pages is still with us but has made the shift from hard copy directory to online listings. If you’re trying to improve your local SEO, then you need to get your business listed on YP.com and other influential online business directories.
You don’t have to be a web developer to help your small business show up in local search results. You need only to make sure that your business name, business category, information, imaging and how you want people to contact you is consistent. Start with the 5 online directories which are the most relevant with customers and in search algorithms.
Kitty French provides more details in her post, You’re Missing Sales If You’re Not Listed on These 5 Sites.
Posting details about your business correctly on these listings sites is the best way to show up in local searches for your services. Read more…