The folks at BrightLocal have done an excellent job of putting together a definitive list of the Top 50 Local Citation Sites for 2018. If you are a small business, you NEED this list! These are some of the very best local citation opportunities out there.
Local Citations are an excellent way to build important links and mentions for your site that can help with your local rankings AND to drive traffic to your site from outside of search engines. We use citations to building a presence for our local business clients, utilizing listings on local, important citation sites and directories.
BrightLocal has put together an excellent list of the best local citations for 2018. (Update: Don't worry, these local citations are still hot for 2019 too!) We recommend that you have a presence on 10 to 15 of these sites minimum.
Their top 50 list of citations was compiled, based on the following criteria:
- Domain Authority (i.e. their ranking power)
- Generic Sites (i.e. businesses in all categories can get listed on them)
- Active Sites (i.e. they’re still in business)
- Accept New Listings (i.e. not closed business lists)
See the full list here: https://www.brightlocal.com/2018/02/08/top-50-local-citation-sites/#USA
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