What Directories Should I Be In?
The short answer is this: your business should be listed in as many places as possible. The beauty of the Internet is that your potential customers no longer have to wait for the Yellow Pages to be delivered to their doorsteps – they have endless amounts of information at their fingertips, and you can ensure that your business has a good shot at being recognized by Google if you have listings everywhere.
As a general rule, your business should be listed at:
Then do a comprehensive search of the most respected directories in your specialization. Are you a dentist? A painter? A psychiatrist? Make sure your business has a space in local, specialty directories.
Sarah Griffith is Executive Editor of BubbleLife.com, an Advice Interactive Group product. She’s worked with BubbleLife since 2011, transitioning to Advice during BubbleLife’s acquisition in 2017.
Sarah has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism-Public Relations from Baylor University and has a passion for all things related to content. She has formerly served in multiple roles at BubbleLife, including Digital Marketing Consultant, Account Executive, Business Editor, and Neighborhood Editor, helping expand the company from eight community websites in Dallas-Fort Worth to more than 250 nationwide.
When out of the office, Sarah can typically be found listening to live music and engaging in a never-ending hunt for the best queso in Dallas.