27 Free Business Listing Websites

27 free business listing websites for your local and online business

If you are looking to grow your local business online presence this list is for you. Many customers start their search for products and services on top online directory sites and social media which for you means more visitors, phone calls and online traffic. I’ve included a list of 27 high authority free business listing websites where you can list your business and website for free. Click on the names of the sites in order to be taken to the submission page.

27 Free Business Listing Websites For Your Local And Online Business

1) Google My Business

Google is obviously a popular search engine where people go to find information, ideas, products and more. Google My Business is a tool that allows you to submit, manage and optimize your business listing on the search engine. When done correctly it can help drive visitors to your location or website.

Shoppers use the most popular search engine for information about and directions to local stores. For everything. It’s the main street of the web. According to Google, 50% of all the mobile consumers who use Google for local searches in a day visit the businesses they search.

2) Yelp

You can claim your business if it is already on Yelp or create a new business listing. Yelp is one of the top review sites in the world with millions of visitors daily so this one is a must.

3) Bing Places For Business

Similar to Google My Business but for the Bing search engine. With Bing Places for Business you’ll be able to reach customers on Bing and Yahoo!. Bing is also offering a $100 ad credit as a bonus currently when you create your free listing.

4) Facebook

Create a Facebook business page and optimize it for local searches.

5) Apple Maps

Reach users on the iOS platform locally.

6) Foursquare

Customers leave photos, tips and reviews on the places they visit and love.

7) Thumbtack

Thumbtack is a great platform for those who provide labor services such as house cleaning, contractors and landscapers to name a few. When you create a free profile you can add reviews, prices and featured projects. Thumbtack will send you leads based on the work you want to provide and the areas you are available in. Customers will contact you for their project needs but you do have to pay a modest fee for that contact.

8) YellowPages

Local business directory

9) LinkedIn

Connect with clients, employees and the linked in community. Share products, services and employment opportunities from your page and brand your organization.

10) NextDoor

Nextdoor is a hyperlocal social network which means that you are closer to your target customers than ever. Be apart of the community and list your business in their directory.

11) HotFrog

Hot Frog is another local directory that helps users find and book you.

12) Instagram

Instagram has so many great features to help market your brand. There’s live recording, reels, stories and my favorite; shoppable post. Shoppable post are great for local boutiques and shops who are also selling online because people can purchase without ever leaving the platform.

13) Twitter

Create a business profile and tweet some content.

14) Pinterest

Pinterest is great for free traffic and brand awareness. Read how to use Pinterest for business growth.

15) Angies List

This is a great option for local contractors who are wanting to reach homeowners.

16) Waze

This one you’ll have do a bit a work for in order to list your business for free. Essentially you will have to add your physical location to the Waze map in order to be found. To do this you will need a phone or laptop to access the application. You can use this handy guide for assistance.

17) SuperPages

Local business directory

18) MapQuest

List your local business

19) Manta

Business directory

20) Just Landed

Local business directory that is geared towards expats (people coming from abroad).

21) Air BNB Experience Host

An Air BnB experience is an activity led by locals. It can be a craft class, cooking class, walking tour, t-shirt design class or anything you feel visitors will love. It is a great way to get your business out there and immerse people in your business. Show off your city, craft, cause, or culture by hosting an experience. You can even host an experience online.

21) Trip Advisor

List on Trip Advisor to generate bookings and reviews.

22) Local.com

Local Business Directory

23) Yellow Book

Local business directory

24) EZ Local

Local business directory

25) 123 Local

Local business directory

26) City Spark

Free event submission

27) Brownbook

Based in the UK, Brownbook.net displays listing information for over 30M businesses across over 200 countries worldwide.

I’ve submitted my profiles, what’s next?

Make sure each listing is optimized for traffic. That means to add all information regarding your business, phone numbers, website, photos, ect. If you created social media profile than get active and build your following. Building your brand and remaining authentic are keys to a successful business.

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