Do you want to promote your business? Small business and niche directories can be an easy way to introduce your business to as many potential customers as possible. Here are some free small business directories that you can add your business to.
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Google My business
The most popular search engine is a natural starting point for small businesses. Google allows you to add basic details like your business name, location, and hours of operation so that customers see this information when they search for your business on Google.
Bing provides a similar option for updating small business data. You can also add photos and different ways for consumers to contact you.
Managed by Yahoo, this small business directory allows you to add information about your business and even build websites and market your business locally.
Known primarily for online reviews, Bark lets you add information about your business, including times, location, and even menus. It has become a popular place for consumers to find information on local businesses.
The Yellow Pages online hub, PJ.com allows you to add your business name, location, category and several other details so that customers can find the right service providers and other businesses for their needs.
Better Business Bureau
The BBB The platform allows consumers to search for businesses in a given area. They can also sort by BBB accreditation. So having this designation can help build trust among consumers.
Manta allows you to create a listing for your business so that the site’s 20 million monthly customers can find you. But it also offers educational resources and even marketing tools for businesses.
Businesses from various industries can use this platform to add basic information to make it easy for customers to find it. City search also creates local guides and “best of” lists to help clients make decisions.
MerchantCircle lets you add basic information about your business, respond to business reviews, and even add photos and blog posts to your business page.
You can create a free profile with your basic business information at Angie’s List. Then people can leave reviews about your business and you can even connect with consumers using the platform.
This platform allows you to add your local business to its online platform by adding your basic business information and additional information such as the payment methods you accept and whether you offer free Wi-Fi. Then EZlocal also ensures that your information is added to other popular platforms such as Google and Bing.
Kudzu specializes in listing companies that deal with home repair and home service. You can create a free small business listing on the site or even pay for an upgraded listing to improve your chances of being found.
A basic platform for people to find contact details for individuals or businesses, Superpages allows you to add your basic business details and contact details so that customers can easily get in touch.
Bug is a platform that asks customers questions about what they need from a professional. Then they can compare quotes from professionals who might meet their needs. You can create a business account to receive updates from customers looking for quotes.
The social media giant is also a popular place for people to find information on different companies. It’s not exactly a directory, but if you sign up for one Facebook business page, people can find your business and any information you add just by searching the platform or other search engines.
Another social platform, LinkedIn allows you to add all the basic information about your business. But you can also post job postings, company updates, and even full blog posts.
This location-based social platform allows you to add the basic information about your business so that customers can find you. But you can also create offers or promotions to attract customers who use the Foursquare application.
Whitepages is a platform that people can use to search for phone numbers, individuals, addresses, and businesses. You can use the platform to add your business name and contact details so that customers can easily contact you.
Similar to other online phone book platforms, USdirectory.com allows you to add all your basic business information. But the site also creates city guides to help customers find the best companies in various locations.
If people search for businesses on an actual online map, they can get some of your basic business information if you update your business listing on MapQuest.
Businesses from various cities across the country can add their basic information to the listings on this platform, which can grow to thousands of BizJournals.com readers.
Discover our city
Discover our city is an online travel, tourism and relocation guide. You can add your business and some basic information to the platform to be found by customers traveling or coming to your location.
With a Yellow bot list, you can update your basic business information like name and location. But the site also offers a premium listing which includes commercial websites and full control over your profile.
CrunchBase may not be what you traditionally think of as a business directory. But the crowdsourcing platform gives users the ability to update information on various companies, startups, and entrepreneurs.
Aimed primarily at tourists, TripAdvisor can be a good way for businesses like hotels and restaurants to connect with customers, who can also use the platform to leave reviews.
For renovators, plumbers and other home improvement professionals, HomeAdviser provides you with a platform to give customers basic information about your business. They can also leave reviews on the site.
Chamber of Commerce.com
Chamber of Commerce.com allows customers to search for different types of businesses in cities across the country. By signing up for a free business listing, you can expose yourself to the site’s 15 million annual visitors.
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