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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

    Jun 28, 2010
    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'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


    Jul 6, 2018
    You missed most important website Better Business Bureau - Can deliver more visitors to your website
  3. jordanmcclure


    Nov 22, 2018
    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

    Aug 10, 2018
    Great list to advertise your business services free.
    But I have heard Google+ is closing now.
  5. Moreyi31


    Aug 5, 2019
    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


    Aug 16, 2019
    Truly great list! good job, I hope I had something like this on-hand when just first starting out haha
  7. bluesky111


    Aug 16, 2019
    Cool advertising guide!
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