One of the easiest and most cost effective ways to increase the reach and online presence of your local business, your small business or any B to C business is to list your business in the top business directories.
If your business is NOT LISTED in one of these local businesses directories, you will lose business because Google is now ranking these local business directories ABOVE small business websites.
The great news is, most of these top directories allow you to add your business to their website for free!
Your business will benefit in many different ways:
In this course, you will learn, step-by-step, how to add your business listing across the top 15 business directories, including:
Discover the benefits of having your business show up on these important business directories.
Then, watch as I show you, step-by-step, exactly how to easily add your business listings to each of these important sites.
You will generate much higher online exposure for your business, more customers, more sales and more stability in your business.
If you are ready for more sales and more customers, then this is the Udemy course for you.
In this introductory video, you'll learn why it's important to list your business in the top local business directories.
In this video, you'll discover the top 3 reasons to list your business in the top directories.
In this video, you'll learn what these local business directories can do for your business.
In this video, you'll learn some of the many powerful benefits of listing your business in the top business directories.
ALSO INCLUDED: A PDF document that contains an infographic and additional stats about the benefits of having your business in these powerful directories.
In this video, I walk you through each of the top 15 business directories in more detail.
Google Places is the premier business directory that you want your business showing up in because when you're business is in Google Places, it has a great opportunity to appear at the top of Google for your search phrases, as well as appear in the Google Maps!
This video walks you, step-by-step, through the process of getting your basic listing up and running.
ALSO INCLUDED IN THIS LECTURE: A downloadable PDF document that contains all the "starting point" links (clickable) to help you get started quickly.
Yahoo Local is similar to Google Places in that your business will show up in Yahoo's maps and local business section.
This video walks you, step-by-step, through the process of getting your listing up and running.
This video shows you, step-by-step, how to get your business listed in Bing Places.
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This video walks you through the simple steps to posting a review for this course.
Your review will be seen by future students and it is where you get to tell future students what you thought about this course.
Your honest reviews are greatly appreciated!
This video walks you, step-by-step, through the process of getting your listing up on Merchant Circle.
This video walks you, step-by-step, through the process of getting your listing up in the YellowPages.com site.
This video walks you, step-by-step, through the process of getting your listing up on SuperMedia.
This video walks you, step-by-step, through the process of getting your listing up onCitySearch.
This video walks you, step-by-step, through the process of getting your listing up onMapQuest.
This video walks you, step-by-step, through the process of getting your listing up on Angie's List.
This video walks you, step-by-step, through the process of getting your listing up on Manta.com
This video walks you, step-by-step, through the process of getting your listing up on Kudzu.
In this bonus video, you will learn how to set up your Facebook Profile Page (personal) as well as your Facebook FanPage for your business.
In this bonus, you will learn 10 ways to get positive reviews for your business.
Most of the business directories allow you to post for free and 3 of them offer a paid option.
This video summarizes the free and paid offerings.
This video concludes this course.
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