How Is Your Business Listed on Local Directories?

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See how your business is listed on local directories and search engines, using Yext, Yahoo, or Express Update. Yext and Yahoo provide a free review of your listing status. This is a good place to start. Express Update requires business … Continue reading

Google Places Category Tool by Blumenthals


A well kept secret for identifying the appropriate categories for your Google places listing: Thank you Blumenthals! Also see the Moz category list: … Continue reading

How to Find Local Blogs and Directories

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Here’s a good tip for finding local blogs and directories. Simply search Google for “your state” + “Blogs” or “News” or “Directory” “your city” + “Blogs” or “News” or “Directory” “your zip code” + “Blogs” or “News” or “Directory” This … Continue reading

The 10 Most Popular Local Directories


A survey of the top 20 categories in the top 20 US cities came up with this list of the top 10 review sites for local listings: Yelp CitySearch InsiderPages Yahoo Local DealerRater JudysBook TripAdvisor Edmunds OpenTable (This information … Continue reading – How To Build Links and Great Content

This organization/business,,  is an example of great internet marketing – the site has an extensive network of back links pointing to it, and the site itself provides an extensive library of great content. The tag line, “Colorado Town Community … Continue reading