Get noticed more and improve your local Search Engine Optimisation. (SEO)
Are you a local business? Hairdresser, massage therapist, plumber, retail shop etc
Are you wanting to gain more exposure in your local neighbourhood? Then promoting on the top 27 Australian business directory websites will a great way to start.
Most people start by searching for local businesses, don’t you?. People prefer to support locals, so searching for businesses in their town, surrounding areas or in the closest major suburb like Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne, etc is something that everyone does. Being part of this local Australian search is vital for any business.
The major Search engine Google knows this and as part of its Googles algorithm, it gives higher rankings to businesses that promote locally. In tune, this will also improve your local Search engine optimisation (SEO) and drive more traffic to your business.
So if you looking for more local customers then start submitting your business to the following FREE Australian business directory websites.
You don’t want to just be on any random business directories you want to be on the ones that have heaps of traffic themselves and have great SEO. Thomas Web Designs regularly updates this list so remember to come back to it regularly or join our newsletter list to be notified of any changes.
Don’t have time? Don’t live in Australia?
Thomas Web Designs offers a Directory Submission service. Check it out here.
The Top 27 Business Directories in Australia.
As from the 15th Feb 2018
- Yellow Pages online (Sensis)
- True Local
- Word Of Month (WOMO)
- Start Local
- Local Search
- Local Business Guide
- You Are
- Aussie web
- Local Store
- Business Listings
- Come on Aussie- updated due to no longer free, i recommend Savvysme instead.
- One flare
- Live Pages
- Find Local
- Australian Planet
- Our Patch
- A to Z Pages
- Pink Pages
- Dizy Local
Before you start jumping on all these sites, get yourself prepared by having everything in front of you.
- Your business name
- Business overview- sometimes it’s good to mix it up with slightly different ones on each listing.
- Business Email address
- Business phone number
- Business address- If you work from home or have a mobile business make sure you state this in your ad. Some directories allow you to only show the suburb of your business as well.
- Social media links- like facebook, Instagram, twitter etc
- Logo image
- Business ABN
- Opening hours
- A login username you want to use
- A login password you want to use
Please note, there are many business directories that are more effective for certain industries or locations such as:
Plus heaps more. You can either go to google, type the location or industry followed by business directory.
Don’t have time? or you don’t live in Australia? Thomas Web Designs offers a Directory Submission service- check it out here.
Listing in these business directories can help you get above your competitors when people search for local businesses so start listing today.
Have a great day.
I’m Jacinta Thomas, also known as your humble wordpress web design tech whiz and online marketing consultant.
I’m a reserved yet highly motivated and adaptable digital marketing expert ready to use my online marketing knowledge to help your business be seen online and ramp up your sales. I love horses, dogs, cats, country music, chocolate and most of all helping people.
I help family focused entrepreneurs build top ranking, self-managed websites, help work through any wordpress tech issues and get set up with hosting, blogging, SEO and social media, so they can earn more money and live their dream life.
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