A Solid Local SEO Strategy (as of October 2013)

Step 1:

Submit your listings to the following BIG 3:

1. http://www.google.com/business/placesforbusiness/
2. https://www.bingplaces.com/
3. http://smallbusiness.yahoo.com/local-listings/

 

Step 2:

Submit your listings and get verified to the OTHER BIG 3:

1. infogroup

2. acxiom

3. localeze

 

Step 3:

Verify all the tertiary listings by hand and ensure they are all uniform:

Localeze:

• Google Places ( reference )

• Yahoo Local ( reference )

• Bing Local ( reference )

• Twitter ( reference )

• Apple / Siri ( reference )

• Foursquare (Localeze source)

• Facebook ( reference )

• Yellowpages.com ( reference )

• TripAdvisor (Localeze source)

• Groupon (Localeze source)

• Yellowbook (Localeze source)

• Local.com (Localeze source)

• DexKnows ( reference )

• Kudzu ( reference )

• GetFave.com ( reference )

• Best of the Web Local ( reference )

• YellowBot ( reference )

• WhitePages.com ( reference )

• MojoPages (Localeze source)

• Amazon ( reference )

• Comcast (Localeze source)

• Hotfrog (speculation)

 

Infogroup :

• Google Maps ( reference )

• Mapquest ( reference )

• Bing Local ( reference )

• Yahoo Local ( reference )

• Citysearch / CityGrid ( reference )

• Twitter ( reference )

• Ask ( reference )

• AOL Local ( reference )

• Superpages.com ( reference )

• Yellowpages.com ( reference )*

• DexKnows (Infogroup source)

• Yellowbook (Infogroup source)

• Whitepages.com ( reference )

• TomTom ( reference )

 

Acxiom :

• Yelp ( reference )

• Yellowpages.com ( reference )

• Superpages.com ( reference )

• Local.com ( reference )

• Yellowbook.com ( reference )

• Apple / Siri ( reference )

 

IAC properties / CityGrid:

http://citygridmedia.com/publishers/

 

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