Online Business Listing Services and How They Work
Given that over 70% of Internet searches are for local business services and products, and 59% of consumers use Google every month to locate a nearby business, establishing and optimizing your internet listings should be a high priority.
However, given the thousands of available local business listings online, signing your company up for each individual listing can be quite time consuming. Thankfully, online business listing services exist to assist your company’s internet listings.
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Local Business Listing Services Make Ranking Better Easier
Online business listing services not only list your business on numerous online listings,they can also help you increase your list rankings,keep your information up to date, and will often review and make suggestions to increase your website’s SEO (Search Engine Optimization). A higher SEO rank boosts your search engine results page (SERP) ranking, ultimately making your business easier to locate online for customers. These factors combined can lead to higher web traffic and sales for your business.
Digital Sherpa’s Online Business Listing Services
Here at DigitalSherpa, we offer our ‘myDigitalSherpa’ dashboard. This turnkey, small business marketing suite includes a built-in online business listing service which gives business owners the power to quickly and accurately submit their company information to over 135 local search listing platforms.
- In minutes, you’ll have your business submitted to the most powerful local business listings such as Google, Yahoo, Bing, and Yelp.
- Our easy-to-use Profile Manager lets you manage local business listings 24/7. Plus, you get built-in processes that prevent unauthorized access and keep your listings secure.
- Your listings will constantly be cleansed, organized and optimized for local search with geo-coding, address standardization and more for optimal results on * the widest variety of platforms.
- DigitalSherpa maintains direct authorized relationships with the largest network of local search platform partners in the industry, so your managed business listings reach sites where over 90 percent of U.S. consumer local searches occur.
Take Control of Your Internet Listings
It’s time to take control of your local business listings online; ensuring accurate data that your current and prospective customers can use to increase visibility for their business on the web.
No online strategy is complete without a plan for certifying, enhancing and actively managing your consistent, descriptive information across the Internet. Online business listing services are a great way for your small business to achieve higher web traffic and sales without spending precious time personally filling out each individual form.
For more information on why online business listings are so vital to the success of your social media strategy, please check out our free ebook below, The Importance Of Business Directories on Local Search for SMBs.