Helping to improve your SEO can be hard but local business directories can be a really effective way to build backlinks to your website.
How do backlinks work?
A backlink is a link on one website taking you to another.
According to the SEO website Backlinko a backlinks are:
Backlinks (also known as “inbound links”, “incoming links” or “one way links”) are links from one website to a page on another website. Google and other major search engines consider backlinks “votes” for a specific page. Pages with a high number of backlinks tend to have high organic search engine rankings.
If the link is taking you somewhere within the same website, this is called an internal link. Both are important but for different reasons.
We have compiled a list of Business Directories that help with your SEO rankings.
It is important however that your business details are consistent across the web. The information you submit to these directories: business name, address and phone number (NAP) need to be the same as they appear on your website.