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 https://auth.data-axle.infogroup.com/signups/new
2LocalezeCreate a listing via http://www.neustarlocaleze.biz/directory. 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" https://mybusinesslistingmanager.myacxiom.com
*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: customerservice@citygrid.com
7Bing PlacesCreate a listing via https://www.bingplaces.com/DashBoard
8YelpCreate a listing via https://biz.yelp.com/signup_business
9FacebookCreate a business page via this link https://www.facebook.com/login.php?next=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.facebook.com%2Fpages%2Fcreate%2F .
You must have a Facebook account."
10YellowpagesCreate a listing via https://adsolutions.yp.com/listings/basic
11Yahoo! LocalCreate a listing via http://smallbusiness.yahoo.com/dashboard/mybusinesses .
You must have a Yahoo! Account."
12SuperpagesCreate a listing via http://claimlisting.superpages.com/spportal/quickbpflow.do
13Local.comCreate a listing via https://advertise.local.com/
14FoursquareCreate a listing via https://foursquare.com/add-place . You must have a Foursquare account.
15ChamberofcommerceSend request via:
https://www.chamberofcommerce.com/request-contact
Choose: I Need Help with My Listing -
Adding my business to ChamberofCommerce.com"
16YellowbotSign up via https://www.yellowbot.com/signin?yp_r=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.yellowbot.com%2Fsubmit%2Fnewbusiness
17YellowbookSign up via: https://business.yellowbook360.com/site/
18KudzuCreate a listing via https://register.kudzu.com/packageSelect.do
19MerchantcircleSign up via: https://www.merchantcircle.com/signup#step=stepOne
20MantaCreate a listing via https://www.manta.com/ng#!/member/company/add
21MapquestSend request via https://support.mapquest.com/hc/en-us/requests/new?ticket_form_id=99678
Choose: Business Listings on MapQuest"
22ShowMeLocalSign up via: http://www.showmelocal.com/register.aspx?ReturnURL=/business-registration.aspx
23MojoPagesCreate a listing via http://www.mojopages.com/biz/signup
24HotFrogCreate a listing via http://www.hotfrog.com/AddYourBusinessSingle.aspx
25BrownbookCreate a listing via http://www.brownbook.net/business/add/
26Cylex-USACreate a listing via
https://admin.cylex-usa.com/firma_default.aspx?step=0&d=cylex-usa.com"
27InsiderPagesSend email to: customerservice@citygrid.com
28EZLocalCreate a listing via:
https://secure.ezlocal.com/newbusiness/find.aspx"
29eLocalCreate a listing via http://www.elocal.com/sign-up#!/category_id=
30TupaloCreate a listing via http://tupalo.com/en/spots/new?business=true
31ForLocationsSend request via http://www.forlocations.com/contact.html .
Select “Add a Store” from the left-hand side."
32CitySquaresCreate a listing via http://citysquares.com/add_business
33GetFaveCreate a listing via https://www.getfave.com/businesses/new . You need to have a GetFave account.
342FindLocalCreate a listing via http://www.2findlocal.com/Modules/Biz/bizPhoneLookup.php
35Nokia HereExplanation here: http://mapcreator.here.com/mapcreator/36.150410483146395,-115.0572608626417,11,0,0
36YasabeCreate a listing via http://www.yasabe.com/be/phone-check/
37AngieslistCreate a listing via https://business.angieslist.com/Registration/SimpleRegistration.aspx
38SaleSpiderCreate a listing via http://www.salespider.com/claim-your-business-for-free
39FindTheBestCreate a listing via http://companies.findthebest.com/add_listing
40YellpediaCreate a listing via http://www.yellpedia.com/wiki/Yellpedia:Add_a_Listing .
You need to have a Yellpedia account."
41MyHuckleberryCreate a listing via http://www.myhuckleberry.com/add-listing.aspx
42ZipLocalCreate a listing via http://www.ziplocal.com/olc/edit_listing.faces
43MagicYellowCreate a listing via http://www.magicyellow.com/add-your-business.cfm
44City-DataCreate a listing via http://www.city-data.com/profiles/add
45ThumbtackCreate a listing via https://www.thumbtack.com/welcome/
46MyWebYellowCreate a listing via http://mywebyellow.com/AddListing.aspx
47B2BYellowPagesCreate a listing via https://www.b2byellowpages.com/signup-new/signup.cgi?94.190
48PocketlyCreate a listing via http://pocketly.com/Store/addStore
49TuugoCreate a listing via http://www.tuugo.us/AddYourBusiness
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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