Even if you have a proper website in place, listing your business in local directories is very important for getting more visibility and business. Creating a good website alone will not be sufficient for you to get desired visibility unless you are listed in proper business directories and more visible to the search engines.
Local is in vogue. Users not only want content that is related to their areas of interest but seek information that is local and swiftly accessible. Having your business listed in the local online business directories is equally important for it to get desired visibility. There are lots of other places consumers look to find your business including Google, Yelp and many more. You may have an accurate listing set up in these places as well.
These simple steps can ensure your business is online, and gets found.
Your business’ name, address, phone number and your products and services must be properly published in business directories.
These directories can be either online or offline. Consumers find business listings by using search engines or searching directly in the publishers’ directories.
When a consumer uses a search engine to find a business type (like a Dentist) located within a specific area (a city and/or a locality), the search engine often returns both business listings and web listings in the results. The business listings often rank higher than the web listings.
When a consumer uses a local search site, a vertical directory or a review site, the publisher shows business listings, which normally include information about your business, its website, photos, hours of operation, ratings and reviews, offers and more.
You must keep your website and listings accurate and consistent and must avoid frustrating your customers with inaccurate information that could actually hurt your business and its success.
What makes us unique and how USA Online Network can help you achieve you most of these requisites in one go:-
While there are many providers who allows you to create free or paid Business Listings, none of them provide you many of the services that the USA Online Network provides you.
Some of these are:
1. We have created a unique interface for the first time that provides you a Profile Page and link viz:YOURNAME.OurCitySiteOnline.us or OurCitySiteOnline.us/YOURNAME (as good as a small website) to manage your business listing through a simple interface on which your business listing is created on your city /town portal which is part of the USA Online Network.
2. The interlinked network of nearly 800 main sites and 18000 subsites will make your business visible to the entire USA in one go through our inbuilt strong search facility.
3. Your business gets automatically and directly associated with a local City/town site and this creates an enormous advantage from local search and SEO point of view.
4. You will have many unique facilities (that no one else offers) by creating your business listing on the USA Online Network.
5. An integrated contact form on your profile page and Business listing.
6. SEO and Mobile friendly features.
7. An integrated CRM for managing your customer’s information for your future use on your dedicated panel.
8. An integrated Google map for your business’s location.
9. Integrated Reviews and Rating tool for your customers.
10. Facility of posting you Jobs openings on your website and your local city/town site in one go without additional charges.
11. Posting of your current promotional offers on your website and the local city/town portal through the same interface.
12. Post free/premium classified ads about your other promotional and business requirements through same interface.
13. Excellent features and very low pricing.
14. Benefit of ongoing product enhancements.