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SEO link building with business directories

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Building up a network of links to your website is essential to get your website integrated into the internet as part of your SEO strategy.

Social Media is the main way of doing link building but there are other ways of ensuring that your business is noticed. We have compiled a short list of well known business directories that enable you to freely submit your business details and that, in turn, will help direct more traffic to your website.

27 Free Business Directories

First check that your business is not already listed before adding yours. I am afraid there is no quick way to getting registered with these so do allow plenty of time.  The list below is in order of importance.

  1. Google Places 
  2. LinkedIn Companies 
  4. Thompson Local - Ideal for Business to consumer (B2C)
  5. Applegate 
  6. Find The Needle 
  7. Free Index 
  8. Touch Local 
  9. Lacartes 
  10. UK Small Businesses Directory 
  11. Searchme4 
  12. Scoot 
  13. Cylex UK 
  14. BizBuzz 
  15. Local Data Search 
  16. Bizwiki 
  17. Hot Frog 
  19. Yelp 
  20. Brownbook 
  21. Opendi 
  22. FreeBD 
  24. EnterUK 
  25. UK Local Search 
  26. Look Trade 

Please share this list with your friends and colleagues. If there are any that we have missed off or links that stop working please let us know.

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