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50 Free Online Business Directories to Market Your Small Business

New Google research shows that local searches lead 50% of mobile users to visit stores. And Google says these people are ready to buy once they are in a store, as 18 percent of local searches lead to sales, compared to 7 percent for non-local searches. Further, what Google found was that four out of five people surveyed used search engines to conduct local searches. So what does that mean for small businesses? Well, local searches are what customers are doing to find local businesses!

Gone are the days when consumers turned to the Yellow Pages to find local businesses. The new way to advertise your business locally is through what is called an ‘online directory’. There are quite a few of these out there, but, the good news is, getting listed is really quite simple. Just visit the directories below and add or claim your business.

Each time you add your business to another online directory you are making your business available for the multitude of online searches that happen daily. So it is important to make sure that your business is listed in every possible directory.

If you feel like you’re going to get carpel tunnel syndrome filling out each of these forms over and over again, here’s a link to an autofill add-on for Chrome.

50 Online Business Directories for Marketing Local – Start by searching for your business than just claim it or add it!

  1. Google
  2. Bing
  3. Yahoo!
  4. Yelp
  5. Facebook
  6. Better Business Bureau
  7. Angie’s List
  8. Merchant Circle
  9. LinkedIn
  10. YP.com
  11. Whitepages
  12. Superpages.com
  13. Yellowbook
  14. CitySearch
  15. MapQuest/Yext
  16. Local.com
  17. Foursquare
  18. CitySlick
  19. USDirectory.com
  20. BizJournals.com
  21. TeleAtlas
  22. Discover Our Town
  23. EZ Local
  24. CityVoter
  25. Manta
  26. UsCity
  27. Advice Local
  28. InfoUSA
  29. Infignos
  30. My Huckleberry
  31. Brownbook
  32. Yellow Magic
  33. CitySquares
  34. Map Creator
  35. Judy’s Book 
  36. TripAdvisor
  37. Thumbtack
  38. YellowPagesGoesGreen.org
  39. Home Advisor
  40. ShowMeLocal
  41. ChamberofCommerce.com
  42. Yellowbot
  43. Hotfrog
  44. Brownbook
  45. InsiderPages

Be sure that your potential customers can find you by listing your business on all of the online business directories. It will help you grow your business and become more successful!

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