May 01, 2017
Listing in local directories helps to establish the visibility for the business on internet. Adding the website in each new listing creates a better chances for the website to be found in local searches, which in return increases the search traffic. In fact many local business indexes share their data with each other. The more these indexes trust the accuracy of website data, more is the increase in chances for getting ranked higher in local searches.
Background of Best of the local
Best of the local is a free commercial web directory that was established in 1994. The listing in the directory provide business owners a clean categorization for their website and also the directory is simple for viewers as well.
In today’s time this directory provide information for six million business across US.The directory has two version for getting accessed: jumpstart and premium listing. The jumpstart listing involves simple signup process followed by a fee of $1.95 per month. The premium listing cost $9.95 per month or $99.95 a year and provides ability to list the best selling brand, link to your website and many other relevant features.
Let see the process of getting started with listing in best of the local directory
We will here discuss steps for jumpstart business listing:
STEP 1: Open the best of the local directory homepage
STEP 2: Click on the signup button mentioned in the home page
STEP 3: On the next page, you will have to choose between logging in as an old customer or make a new account in case you are new. Click on I am a new customer and continue.
STEP 4: A page will appear containing different blank blocks for information. You will have to fill the social networking information, contact information, payment information etc. once you hit continue $1.99 will be deducted from your card and you will get confirmation email to verify your account.
How to add website in premium listing of best of the local ?
STEP 1: click on “Go Premium” in the jump listing page. Then click on “build your premium listing now” and follow the rest of the steps that are listed above. The steps are nearly identical.
STEP 2: The key difference between the two is the payment option. In premium listing you will be given a option to pay for $9.95 monthly or $99.95 annually. You will be given confirmation email and then you can take the advantage of the premium listing.
Best of the local is among the best of local directories for SEO available on web. We hope that this guide can help you to easily take the listing process forward and encounter high traffic for your website due to listing.
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