Optimize Your Business Listing

for Local Search Supremacy

and improve your web presence by listing your business with key online directories.
Tip: Create a spreadsheet to keep track of user names and passwords created for respective directory listings. It will come in handy when you need to update your information.

Local Maps

Google Places, Yahoo! Local, Bing Local, Ask Local, Platial

Bonus: Improve your local searchability with a customizable coupon you can attach to your Google Places listing.

Local Listings Sites

CitySearch, InsiderPages, MerchantCircle, Yelp, Cityvoter, EZlocal, Superpages, YellowBot, Yellowbook, Manta, Best of the Web, Superpages, Hotfrog, DexKnows, CitySquares, Kudzu, Brownbook, OpenList, GetFave, Judy’s Book, Angieslist, Switchboard, AnyWho, InfoSpace, ServiceMagic, TripAdvisor, UrbanSpoon, Zagat, VirtualTourist, Praized, Local, Tupalo, DiscoverOurTown, Tyloon, Mojopages, Genieknows, Wcities, Metrobot, Magic Yellow, Whitepages , 411, AssistGuide, Topix, Menu Network, Decidio, Go2, Yellow USA, DirectoryM, B2B Yellow Pages

Mobile Check-in Apps

Foursquare, Gowalla, Twitter Places, Loopt, MyTown, BrightKite, Facebook

Passive Submission Sites

Localeze, InfoUSA, Acxiom, iBegin, EZlocal, Get Listed (Business listings for Google, Yelp, Bing, Yahoo! and Best of the Web)

Local to Seattle, Washington

WA Pages, Puget Sound Business Listing, Seattle

Following are six exceptional sources related to local search: