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The Best Local Directory Checklist

Best Local Directory Checklist

Here is a checklist of all of the free local directories that provide your website with a back link. Before beginning the checklist, make a Company Information Template. This will make the listing process much faster. Click here for further information on the steps to listing local directories and the reasons behind listing.


Major Local Listings

Requires postcard number verification only to the business address. Allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.

Google Places |  Yahoo Local | Bing Business Portal | Foursquare |


 Phone Call Listings

These listing require verification through the business telephone number. Each directory is different and has a different phone verification method.

Foursquare City Search Express Update | Acxiom  | Topix.com | YellowPageCity | Manta  | YP.com/YellowPages.com |


 Business Review Listings

RateItAll | Yelp | MojoPages | Angie’s List |


 Business Listing Sites

BrownBook | YellowBot | ShowMeLocal.com | MerchantCircle | ThinkLocal | Kudzu | MacRae’s Blue Book | ShopCity | nSphere | hotfrog | Tupalo  eLocal | LocalPages | Factual |


 Local Yellowpage Listings

MagicYellow | SuperPages.com | Yippie YellowUSA | Thumbtack.com | ezlocal | Business Search Network | UniqueWebSearch | BetterBizList | Discover Our Town | BizHWY | My Local Services | YPDX.com |


 Industry Specific

MozLocal provides a list of  “Local Citations by Industry.” This is an unique tool that finds local directories that are specifically made for your type of business.

City Specific

MozLocal provides a list of “Top Citations by City.” This is another great tool for finding local directories according to your specific region.