US Local Search Directories
 by Kristi Hagen

directory-icon-100x115.pngLocal Search is all about authority and consistency in your business' data across the Internet. Search engines, like Google, tend to trust certain directory and citation sources more which then tend to give your local listing a boost in the rankings. But which directories?...and which citation sources are the trusted ones? Our Ultimate Local Search Directory & Citation List provides THE list of sources that can boost your local listing.

Note: Remember to grab a cheat sheet or use a password system to remember and save the login information that you will be creating for most of the sites below.

Local Listings on the Search Engines
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Google+ Local Add Free You will need to do a search and locate your business' local profile with Google. Once you've clicked through to its listing there will be a note: "IS THIS YOUR BUSINESS?" with a Manage this page button to click. You will then be asked to either sign into your own Google account and if you don't have one then you will need to register with them first.

To learn more about managing and boosting your local listings with the major search engines check out our book, Get on the map! The Complete Guide to Getting Your Local Business Online.
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