Citation Building

25% Of your local ranking comes from your citations!

Finding local businesses is rapidly becoming what the internet is for. Four out of five mobile phone owners use their mobile phone to search for local business information. However, if you information is incorrect, or missing - then you are missing out on that customer's pruchase.

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What is NAP / Local Citations Building?

Citation Building are online references to your business' NAP - your Name, Address, and Phone Number. Citations are assumed by many to be the local SEO equivalent of links, pointing to your bricks and mortar location instead of your website.

The Benefits of Building Citations

Does your business have a physical location? Leverage the power of your location, increase your findability, and get more in store customers.

Improve Your Local Rankings

Citations are a factor in local search rankings. Experts agree that citations account for around 25% of all local ranking factors.

The Right Citations

We have years of experience and heaps of data that tell us which citations you can trust, and which ones might actually hurt you. We have hundreds of citation opportunities for any type of business.

The Citation Building Audit

A citation audit is a careful analysis and inventory of a business' existing citations on top directory sites. This is a critical first step in any local SEO strategy. Once the citation audit is complete and the business has a detailed catalogue of their citations, they need to fix any inconsistencies, remove duplicates and claim their listings.

Where should you enter your NAP?

In terms of NAP / Local Citations, it's probably worth listing your business on any reputable directory – especially local directories and/or industry specific directories that provide a back link.

Our Current Citation Site List

Citation Site Type of Site Domain Authority Citation Value
mapsconnect.apple.com General Directory 100/100 Very High
google.com Local Directory 100/100 Very High
facebook.com General Directory 100/100 High
bing.com General Directory 99/100 Very High
mapquest.com Local Map Site 95/100 Very High
yelp.com General Directory 94/100 Very High
foursquare.com General Directory 92/100 High
yellowpages.com General Directory 92/100 Very High
angieslist.com General Directory 91/100 High
citysearch.com Local Directory 90/100 Very High
superpages.com General Directory 90/100 Very High
yellowbook.com General Directory 90/100 Very High
whitepages.com General Directory 88/100 Very High
manta.com General Directory 87/100 High
switchboard.com Local Directory 87/100 High
whowhere.com General Directory 83/100 High
kudzu.com General Directory 82/100 High
local.com General Directory 81/100 Very High
local.botw.org Local Directory 80/100 High
heraldtribune.com News / Content Site 79/100 High
aboutus.com General Directory 79/100 High
directory.wfaa.com Local Directory 78/100 Medium
chamberofcommerce.com General Directory 74/100 Medium
hotfrog.com General Directory 74/100 Very High
411.com Local Directory 72/100 High
ibegin.com General Directory 70/100 High
tupalo.com General Directory 70/100 Very High
localbusiness.nwfdailynews.com News / Content Site 69/100 Medium
showmelocal.com General Directory 68/100 High
linktown.whas11.com General Directory 67/100 medium
spoke.com General Directory 67/100 High
worldweb.com Niche Directory 66/100 Medium
listings.findthecompany.com General Directory 66/100 High
factual.com General Directory 66/100 Very High
communitywalk.com General Directory 65/100 Medium
brownbook.net General Directory 64/100 High
2findlocal.com General Directory 64/100 Medium
magicyellow.com General Directory 63/100 Very High
elocal.com Local Directory 63/100 Medium
where2go.com General Directory 60/100 Medium
salespider.com General Directory 58/100 High
citysquares.com General Directory 57/100 Very High
localpages.com General Directory 57/100 Medium
ziplocal.com General Directory 57/100 High
bizhwy.com General Directory 57/100 Medium
cylex-usa.com General Directory 56/100 High
ezlocal.com General Directory 55/100 Very High
getfave.com General Directory 55/100 High
lacartes.com General Directory 55/100 High
nexport.com General Directory 53/100 High
smartguy.com General Directory 53/100 Medium
us.wowcity.com General Directory 52/100 Medium
wand.com General Directory 51/100 Medium
totallylocal.com General Directory 50/100 High
ebusinesspages.com General Directory 50/100 Medium
misterwhat.com General Directory 48/100 Medium
yellowee.com General Directory 47/100 High
yelloyello.com General Directory 47/100 Medium
mylocally.com Local Directory 47/100 Medium
linkbyme.com General Directory 47/100 Medium
cybo.com General Directory 47/100 Medium
hub.biz General Directory 46/100 medium
finduslocal.com General Directory 46/100 medium
zipslocal.com General Directory 46/100 High
ratemyarea.com General Directory 45/100 Medium
opendi.us General Directory 44/100 Medium
golocal247.com General Directory 44/100 High
seekitlocal.com General Directory 44/100 Medium
company.fm General Directory 44/100 Medium
pinbud.com General Directory 43/100 Medium
bizvotes.com General Directory 43/100 Medium
agreatertown.com General Directory 42/100 Medium
trepup.com General Directory 42/100 Low
us.enrollbusiness.com General Directory 40/100 Medium
wherezit.com General Directory 40/100 Medium
yellowusa.com General Directory 40/100 Medium
directorycentral.com General Directory 39/100 Medium
ziphip.com General Directory 39/100 Medium
iglobal.co General Directory 39/100 Medium
usinfosearch.com General Directory 39/100 Low
us.bizadee.com General Directory 38/100 Low
fyple.com General Directory 37/100 Medium
number.com General Directory 37/100 Medium
citiservi.com General Directory 37/100 Medium
bizexposed.com General Directory 37/100 medium
cityof.com General Directory 37/100 Medium
list-company.com General Directory 36/100 Low
cityinsider.com General Directory 36/100 Medium
listwns.com General Directory 36/100 Low
makeitlocal.com General Directory 35/100 Low
yellmy.com General Directory 35/100 Low
cityfos.com General Directory 34/100 Medium
texasbd.com Local Directory 34/100 Low
expressbusinessdirectory.com General Directory 33/100 Low
garagecommerce.com General Directory 33/100 medium
callupcontact.com General Directory 33/100 Medium
allthetexas.com Local Directory 33/100 Low
bigwigbiz.com General Directory 32/100 Medium
freebusinessdirectory.com General Directory 32/100 Low
zipleaf.us General Directory 32/100 Medium
mysheriff.net General Directory 32/100 Low
biznet-tex.com Local Directory 30/100 Low
thecityofstpetersburg.com General Directory 30/100 Low
mywebyellow.com General Directory 29/100 Low
wampit.com General Directory 29/100 Medium
find-us-here.com General Directory 29/100 Low
n49.com General Directory 29/100 Low
ziplocalonline.com General Directory 29/100 Low
bizdays.com General Directory 28/100 medium
freemerchantnetwork.com General Directory 28/100 medium
gosgi.com General Directory 28/100 Low
whodoyou.com General Directory 28/100 Low
workpost.com General Directory 27/100 Medium
corpfire.com General Directory 27/100 medium
townrenowned.com General Directory 27/100 Low
addusa.net General Directory 27/100 Low
areaknowledge.com General Directory 26/100 Low
trustedones.com General Directory 26/100 Low
wikiocity.com General Directory 26/100 Low
yellow-pages.us.com Local Directory 25/100 medium
whereorg.com General Directory 25/100 Low
cbsyellowpages.com General Directory 24/100 Medium
lekkoo.com General Directory 24/100 Low
credibility.com General Directory 24/100 Medium
a-zbusinessfinder.com General Directory 24/100 Low
checkmyreview.com General Directory 23/100 Medium
bizlistdirectory.com General Directory 23/100 medium
routeandgo.net General Directory 22/100 Low
usbusinesspages.com General Directory 22/100 Low
usplaces.com General Directory 22/100 Low
easyfind.biz General Directory 21/100 Medium
pro-bids.com General Directory 20/100 Medium
retellity.com General Directory 20/100 Low
ybiz.com General Directory 20/100 Low
greenpagesdirectory.net General Directory 20/100 Low
texas-businessdirectory.com Local Directory 19/100 Low
us-business.info General Directory 19/100 Low
biznet-sc.com Local Directory 19/100 Low
citylocal.net General Directory 17/100 Medium
clickblue.us General Category 13/100 Medium
cityskout.com General Directory 12/100 Low
companyegg.com General Directory 11/100 Low
cataloxy.com General Directory 10/100 Low