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Free Business Listing Sites & Local Citations

Kalee Raisor
Kalee Raisor Local SEO

After years of working on local business listings for clients we know exactly which directories are the best ones to use. We went through our list and put together this list of the best free business listing sites you can use for your local optimization and small business SEO.

Google My BusinessCreate local listings on Google My Business to reach customers in your community in Google Maps and Google Search.
YelpEvery business owner (or manager) can setup a free account to post photos and message their customers.
Bing PlacesBing Places for Business is a Bing portal that enables local business owners add a listing for their business on Bing. Using Bing Places for Business, local business owners can verify their existing listing on Bing, edit or update the listing information, add photos, videos, services and other information that shows their business in the best possible way.
Apple MapsApple Maps is the default map system of iOS, macOS, and watchOS. With more than 82.5 million iPhone users in the United States as of 2015, it should be a priority for your business.
YP.comFree business listings for small businesses. Attract more customers with Yellow Pages business directory.
AcxiomAcxiom My Business Listing Manager is a local business listing syndication tool, when you use it to manage your business it can push your listing out to over 80 companies in the internet yellow page and local search marketplace.
MantaManta helps millions of small businesses get found by more customers.
FoursquareFoursquare is a local search and discovery service mobile app which provides a personalized local search experience for its users.
SuperpagesClaim your free business listing on Superpages. The more information you provide about your business, the easier it will be for customers to find you online. has partnered with Yext so you can claim your business listings on as well as 40+ other sites.
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