Local Citations

More than 50% of small businesses have inaccurate local business directory listings, says a study done by ConstantContact.
Local citations are used in helping you to rank in local search results. There are 4 major business directories, Acxiom, Localeze, ExpressUpdate and Factual. You can check to each directory independently if your listing is accurate or you can use a service like Moz Local or Yext and Whitespark.

The local search ecosystem

Other great sources of local citations include: Event Directories, Chamber of Commerce, Not-for-Profit website.
If you’re looking for additional local citation building strategies for your agency visit: Citation Building Strategies – The Complete List For Local Businesses


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