Top 30 Local business citation sites for better Google rankings

A business citation is a mention of your business on the web which generally includes the following components

    • Your business name
    • Your address
    • Your phone number

Business citations are also known as NAP (which stands for name, address and phone number)

Why do you need business citations?

Business citations are used by Google to establish the credibility of a business and verify its legitimacy through multiple sources.

It is therefore used as a strong signal to rank businesses in its local search results.

This means that the more your business is mentioned across the web the more likely you will rank in Google search results.

Where to get business citations?

Citations are mainly found in what are known as web directories such as or but they can also be created in search engines directly such as Google my business or Bing my business or simply on other sites such as your local chamber of commerce.

The value of each citation varies greatly upon where it can be found.

Below is the list of the top 30 location sites you should consider to start building valuable citations for your business.


Top citation sites for
businesses located in the US

Google My Business Take me there
Bing Places for business Take me there
Facebook Take me there
Apple Maps Take me there
Yelp Take me there
ExpressupdateTake me there
YellowpagesTake me there
FoursquareTake me there
MapquestTake me there
SuperpagesTake me there
MantaTake me there
MerchantcircleTake me there
YellowbookTake me there
HotfrogTake me there
LocalTake me there
CommunitywalkTake me there
ezlocalTake me there
TupaloTake me there
ShowmelocalTake me there
Chamber of commerceTake me there
LacarteTake me there
2findlocalTake me there
ebusinesspagesTake me there
salespiderTake me there
CitysquaresTake me there
CylexTake me there
Best of the webTake me there
AngieslistTake me there
WorldwebTake me there

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