Having a presence in local business directories is one of the best ways to improve your business’ online visibility and reach potential customers. It also helps to boost your website’s search engine rankings by getting backlinks from high-authority sources.

This ultimate list of 50 local business directories will help you get started on the right foot. We’ve selected the most popular and reliable local directories to ensure that you can get your business listed on the best ones for maximum impact.

For all of our VGCC customers, we instantly recommend adding a Google, Facebook, and Bing listing. And I’d say the top 5 listings are extremely important, but adding your business to the rest of the list after that is up to you.

  1. Google
  2. Facebook
  3. Bing
  4. Yelp
  5. Better Business Bureau
  6. LinkedIn
  7. Angie’s List
  8. Yellow Pages
  9. FourSquare
  10. Local
  11. Citysearch
  12. Trip Advisor
  13. Manta
  14. CityGrid
  15. MapQuest
  16. Superpages
  17. US Directory
  18. Merchant Circle
  19. eLocal
  20. Whitepages
  21. US City
  22. Chamber of Commerce
  23. CitySlick
  24. Thumbtack
  25. BizJournals
  26. Home Advisor
  27. City-data
  28. Infignos
  29. ShowMeLocal
  30. Family Friendly Sites
  31. EZ Local
  32. US Directory
  33. InsiderPages
  34. Yellowee
  35. Yellowbot
  36. Brownbook
  37. 411
  38. Mojo Pages
  39. TeleAtlas
  40. Judy’s Book
  41. Dex Knows
  42. Get Fave
  43. Switchboard
  44. American Towns
  45. Cylex USA
  46. Area Connect
  47. Allpages
  48. Hotfrog
  49. Map Creator
  50. Ziplocal

Will this tactic alone bring in a 10,000 customers and be the hero for your business? Probably not. But it is another online tool for your business to take advantage of to improve its reputation. And that will bring in more business over time.

**P.S. Trying to grow your organic traffic? Consider hiring us to build up your backlinks.**