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Guide to local on-line advertising

Discussion in 'Social Media, SEO/SEM & Online Marketing' started by beacon hill, Oct 25, 2016.

  1. beacon hill

    beacon hill

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    With a few here asking about how to promote their business of late, thought I,d repeat a list
    of places to promote your business. Some of which are free and target local customers.
    Feel free to add any that you recommend

    Google+
    : Google's local results are often presented on Google's first page for local search queries

    Bing Places: Bing's local results are often presented on Bing's first results page for local search queries

    Yahoo Local : can improve your rankings in Yahoo's search results

    Foursquare : can deliver more visitors to your website

    Yelp : Yelp's local listings are displayed on many other websites.

    Citysearch/Citygrid : listings are displayed on many other websites.

    Superpages : is a website that can help you to get additional local visitors.

    HotFrog : is a popular business directory

    BestOfTheWeb : offers popular local search pages. Claim your listing

    InsiderPages : can help you to get more local customers.

    Local.com : is a popular local search site.

    MojoPages : specialized in local search.

    Manta.com : is a small business directory.

    MacRea's Blue Book : is an industrial directory.

    DexKnows.com is a local search engine.

    Apple Maps : is used on iPhones and other Apple products.

    Scoot.co.uk : a local business directory for the UK.

    Yell.com is a yellow pages directory for the UK.

    ThomsonLocal : is a local business directory.

    FreeIndex : is a local directory for the UK.
    Dean and Cody like this.
  2. annagreenang

    annagreenang

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    You missed most important website Better Business Bureau - Can deliver more visitors to your website
  3. jordanmcclure

    jordanmcclure

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    Include some sites in your online business listing:
    1. Google My Business
    2. MerchantCircle
    3. Yellow Pages
    4. Superpages.com
    5. Yellowbook
    6. Manta
    7. MapQuest
  4. Lauren Hayward

    Lauren Hayward

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    Great list to advertise your business services free.
    But I have heard Google+ is closing now.
  5. Moreyi31

    Moreyi31

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    I am so happy to read this wonderful guide on online advertising. I also want to grow my sales and I think that online social media platforms will be best for my custom T shirt making business. In fact, I am interested in using business texting service as well. If you have some more options, please let me know.
  6. bluesky111

    bluesky111

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    Truly great list! good job, I hope I had something like this on-hand when just first starting out haha
  7. bluesky111

    bluesky111

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    Cool advertising guide!
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