Understand SEO (Part 4): Local Business Listing Service

Local Business Listing Service

Many of the search engine directories now partially determine their online rankings based on location proximity to the search engine user.  Submitting to local business listing services works much in the same way as the yellow pages listings.  In fact,   many online surfers still use the online version of the yellow pages from several of these search engine sites on a regular basis.

This type of service is highly beneficial to online websites owners who are largely dependent upon a local demographic of target audience.  These are often “brick and mortar” companies whose products and services require a local consumer.  These businesses many not offer viral products or services at all.  By not registering with a reputable Local Business Listing Service, your company may be missing large numbers of your preferred customer base.