Monday, July 1, 2013

5 Places to List Your Business Online to Increase Your SEO

While the majority of small business site traffic derives from organic, local searches it is inevitably important to practice effective SEO (search engine optimization)  tactics in order to increase your sites search engine rankings.   The higher your sites rankings are in search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo, the higher volume of organic, target specific traffic your site will receive.

It is predicted by Google that "between the years of 2012-215, businesses that make use of the web are expected to grow 40% faster than those that don't"

An immediate step to take to begin increasing your sites SEO is to get your site listed on as many possible business listing sites.  Please keep in mind, when listing your business to these local listing sites, it is important to manually list your business to each directory by choosing the correct business categories and entering consistent information throughout.

When your business is listed to these sites, search engines will notice the citation of your business, which will impact local search results giving your site an advantage agains the competition. 

 1.  Google Places




 2. Yahoo - Basic Listing (Free) 



 3.  Yelp



   

4.  Bing



 

5.  FourSquare




Once you have listed your site to each of these directories, it is important to keep each listing up-to-date with relevant information as your business continues to grow. 

Not sure if or where your business may already be listed online? 

Check our getlisted.org to check all your business listings on Google, Bing, Yahoo as well as other local search engines.



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3 comments:

  1. Can we also expect for the list of data room providers ? thanks in advance!

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  2. Good suggestions! I would also suggest that where you list your business depends a little bit on whether you want to focus on local SEO or not.

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