SEO: Top 25 Business Directories for Backlinks

Posted by on Jul 29, 2015 in SEO, Web Design and Marketing | 2 Comments

As part of our online toolbox for those DIY business developers, we’re providing you with a high quality list of directories that you can sign up for and receive all-important backlinks.

With just these 25 backlinks, many businesses will surge ahead of their competition in search engine results. If you’d like to understand more about what backlinks are, and their relevance to SEO, see our Happy Hour Recap video on backlinks.

The backlinks:

  1. Google Places
  2. CrunchBase
  3. Bing Places
  4. Linkedin
  5. Super Pages
  6. Yellow Pages
  7. Yelp
  8. Local
  9. White Pages
  10. Manta
  12. Merchant Circle
  13. Yahoo!
  14. Yellow Book
  15. City Search
  16. MapQuest
  17. BBB
  18. Angie’s List
  19. Biznik
  20. Foursquare
  21. Area Connect
  22. Magic Local
  23. Mojo Pages
  24. Yellow Bot
  25. Local Pages

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Barry Edwards

Barry Edwards, creative director and principal of Edwards Communications, is a web developer and branding aficionado. Barry’s background and education is rooted in graphic design and online marketing, and teaching presentations.


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