Free business listing directories are a great way to quickly gain company exposure, generate some leads and build link diversity. Link building is itself a fantastic way to increase traffic to your website. Local directories also play a big part in your organic SEO and SERP rank.
Free Business Directory Citation Links
Reaping the rewards from other’s work to build the power of their domain and increase their own search engine position. Some of this link equity can be passed on to your website, giving your organic SEO a boost and pushing you up the search results.
Business Listing Directories & Exposure
A quick and easy way to increase exposure gain and some diversified backlinks to your website, is to list your company on free business listing directories. Free Business Directories that include URL links which allow you to add your own website address.
It’s important only to link from other websites that will be beneficial to your search results position. Take a look at the list below which provides links to some FREE business listing directories, which have good standing with the major search engines.
TOP TIP: Several of these sites run on the earnings they gain from sharing data. It may be wise to consider exactly how much personal info you share with them.
Check Your Local Citation Status
A good way to get an idea of how you perform before and after using the links below is this neat tool from MOZ https://moz.com/local/search
.. and to check the quality of the domain you are looking to put your link on, you can use something like SEMRush.
Free Business Listing Directories
- Google My Business
- Touch Local
- Trade Finder
- Yell For Business
- Bing Places
- UK Local Search
- Local Data Search
- My Local Services
- Business Magnet
- Brown Book
- UK Business Directory
- UK Listings
- Designer Listings
- Central Index
- Big Red Directory
- UKSBD Business Directory
Good For Lead Gen & Organic SEO
The above listed have been selected as they are regarded highly by Google and other search engines, there are many more FREE business listing directories available, for you to create a free listing for your company. Include a website link to your homepage, with a title and descriptions including your chosen keyword, to ensure you benefit from any organic SEO juice passed through from that website.
More Free Business Listing Directories
Here is a link to a huge database of UK Free Business Listing Directories, however the data is a little old and some of the links don’t work (still worth going through if you have the time). http://www.paulhoda.co.uk/list-of-all-web-directories-hosted-in-uk/.
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