Top US Directories Citation Sources


This is a list of the Top US Directories Citation Sources. Some of the directories are NOT appropriate to be in if you are a service area business working out of your home, such as a plumber, electrician, etc. Most all are free but there are a couple that will cost money and aggravation. But they are very important to get into.

These will give you a good start to creating your business citations all across the internet, especially numbers 2-5. They feed hundreds of other directories your business information.

One of the most important criteria for Google’s search algorithm is the number of quality backlinks. These directory listings help to give your website those important quality backlinks. These directories not only help your business with Google My Business listings, but can help your website come up on the 1st page within organic results.

Figure on spending a number of hours going through this Top US Directories Citation Sources list. we highly recommend creating an email account just for this purpose. You will get bombarded by emails afterwards. Also expect phone calls from many of these directories. When they call verify your info if they ask, then tell them you will stick to the free listing and to NOT call you again.

Importance RankName of Citation SourceHow to Create These Listings
1ExpressUpdateSign up via
2LocalezeCreate a listing via To optimized this very important lsiting it will cost $297/yr. This fee, which is lower for us, is included in our Local SEO campaign fee
3AcxiomCreate an account by clicking on "Welcome, Guest Create Account here"
*Note: All new listings need to be verified by uploading an official document which confirms the accuracy of the business information submitted to Acxiom’s website."
4FactualCurrently there is no way to add listings on Factual manually. You should either obtain access to their API, or you should go through one of their trusted data contributors, such as Digital+
5D&BIf you do not already have a listing in D&B’s database, you would need to request for DUNS number by calling 1-800-280-0780.
6CitysearchSend email to:
7Bing PlacesCreate a listing via
8YelpCreate a listing via
9FacebookCreate a business page via this link .
You must have a Facebook account."
10YellowpagesCreate a listing via
11Yahoo! LocalCreate a listing via .
You must have a Yahoo! Account."
12SuperpagesCreate a listing via
13Local.comCreate a listing via
14FoursquareCreate a listing via . You must have a Foursquare account.
15ChamberofcommerceSend request via:
Choose: I Need Help with My Listing -
Adding my business to"
16YellowbotSign up via
17YellowbookSign up via:
18KudzuCreate a listing via
19MerchantcircleSign up via:
20MantaCreate a listing via!/member/company/add
21MapquestSend request via
Choose: Business Listings on MapQuest"
22ShowMeLocalSign up via:
23MojoPagesCreate a listing via
24HotFrogCreate a listing via
25BrownbookCreate a listing via
26Cylex-USACreate a listing via"
27InsiderPagesSend email to:
28EZLocalCreate a listing via:"
29eLocalCreate a listing via!/category_id=
30TupaloCreate a listing via
31ForLocationsSend request via .
Select “Add a Store” from the left-hand side."
32CitySquaresCreate a listing via
33GetFaveCreate a listing via . You need to have a GetFave account.
342FindLocalCreate a listing via
35Nokia HereExplanation here:,-115.0572608626417,11,0,0
36YasabeCreate a listing via
37AngieslistCreate a listing via
38SaleSpiderCreate a listing via
39FindTheBestCreate a listing via
40YellpediaCreate a listing via .
You need to have a Yellpedia account."
41MyHuckleberryCreate a listing via
42ZipLocalCreate a listing via
43MagicYellowCreate a listing via
44City-DataCreate a listing via
45ThumbtackCreate a listing via
46MyWebYellowCreate a listing via
47B2BYellowPagesCreate a listing via
48PocketlyCreate a listing via
49TuugoCreate a listing via
50WikiDomoClick "Add Place" in the upper right corner of the homepage.
You need to have a WikiDomo account or you could sign in with a Facebook account."

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