Local Directory Citations Cheat Sheet
“Google” your business name and all the directories below and see if you have a claimed listing, that is complete and accurate.
Google My Business (Google Business Profile)- Add NAP details
Apple Maps - over 23 million monthly users and it's the default mapping app on IOS devices
Yelp -Get in front of their 178 million unique visitors every month
Mapquest- All businesses with a physical location
Nextdoor- claim your free listing on this hyperlocal social network serving 270k neighborhoods that has made 50 million local business recommendations
DexKnows- All businesses in the home improvement category should get listed
Alignable- generate referrals from other business owners on this B2B platform.
EZ Local- All
Foursquare- Location discovery app with 50 million monthly active users
Tupalo - Local search directory reaching over 3.5 millions people monthly
ShowMeLocal.com has over 100k organic search traffic per month and helps get your information online quickly
LinkedIn - B2B businesses should use this for the 260 million active monthly users.
Tripadvisor- Hospitality directory for hotels, restaurants, and holiday rentals.
The Business Journals - online business directory operating in 43 cities
Local Chamber of Commerce- network with other business owners for free
The Yellow Pages, YP app, and The Real Yellow Pages- small business directory with 60 million monthly consumers using it
Thumbtack- home, wellness, events, and lessons
Superpages- local authoritative directory
Nextdoor has grown quickly, with 270,000 neighborhoods globally and 50 million local business recommendations
Thumbtack “Find local professionals for pretty much anything” is their motto. Close to 5 million in organic search traffic monthly
Healthgrades - Doctors, hospitals, and healthcare providers should use it.
Doximity- Directory of Physicians (MD/DO)
Health.usnews.com- Medical businesses
Samhsa.gov- substance abuse and mental illness resource and directory
- HomeAdvisor- home repair and home improvement businesses should list here because of the 4 million unique monthly visitors.
- Houzz - All businesses that do home renovation, design decorating, and landscaping. 40 million monthly users
- Angi - For contractors that provide home improvement services such as roofing, plumbing, decking, pavers, landscaping, design, and heating. Approximately 700 different service categories