Improved consumer visibility and engagement don’t have to involve expensive campaigns or time-consuming initiatives. Businesses can enrich listings with information that often already exists elsewhere. Improving listing completeness is low-hanging fruit for marketers that can increase in-store visitors. It’s time for businesses to move beyond name, address, and phone and embrace listings as a marketing channel.
Improving listing completeness is low-hanging fruit
for marketers that can increase in-store visitors.
Google Active Monthly Users: 1B+
Today's world of smartphones, mobile moments, and self-driving cars demands accurate location data more than ever. And no single search, maps, and apps provider is more important to your location marketing strategy than Google. With the TiedIn Media Location Manager, you can manage your location data on Google My Business—the tool through which businesses can supply data to Google Search, Google Maps, and Google+.
Bing Active Monthly Users: 150,000,000
With more than 20% of search market share in the US and rapidly increasing traction worldwide, Bing is an essential piece of the local ecosystem. More than 150 million users search for local businesses and services on Bing every month. Beginning in 2016, Bing will also power search results across the AOL portfolio of sites, including Huffington Post, Engadget, and TechCrunch.
Foursquare Active Monthly Users: 10,000,000
Foursquare is a location-based mobile platform that guides real-world experience by allowing users to share their location with friends and bookmark information about venues that they want to visit. It currently has over 20 million users worldwide and over 750,000 merchants actively managing their businesses on the Foursquare network. Foursquare Merchants and brands leverage the Foursquare platform by utilizing a set of tools to obtain, engage, and retain customers and audiences.
MapQuest - Active Monthly Users: 27,000,000
MapQuest is one of the leading US mapping brands online, offering maps and directions to over 27 million users a month. Additionally, MapQuest has mobile solutions that are compatible with a variety of mobile devices. One out of every five Americans on the internet uses MapQuest’s mapping solutions.
Superpages - Active Monthly Users: 7,000,000
Superpages is a top online resource for finding information and insights on businesses and retailers. Every month, it helps millions of consumers find valuable local business information from driving directions and hours of operation to Web links and customer reviews.
WhitePages - Active Monthly Users: 15,000,000
As the largest online directory, WhitePages offers a suite of free mobile and Internet services that provide the most reliable contact information online for the US. With one-click access to over 200 million adults and more than 15 million businesses, WhitePages makes finding and connecting with others free and incredibly simple.
411.com - Active Monthly Users: 2,700,000
411.com is the web’s leading directory of contact information for people and businesses. PowerListings allows business owners to update their listings in 411.com’s directory in just minutes. 411.com is part of the WhitePages network of sites that has powered over 2 billion searches
ABLocal - Active Monthly Users: 50,000
ABLocal is a curated local business directory, which helps people find great local businesses they’ve never tried before. Their search algorithm favors businesses that have taken the time to curate their listings. That’s because they think business owners who want to talk about their business, and what makes it unique, are more likely to run a cool, local shop.
AmericanTowns.com - Active Monthly Users: 2,300,000
By organizing a town’s resources in one place, AmericanTown.com helps people quickly find out what’s happening in their local government, schools, libraries, and community groups. Small businesses and groups can easily create their own content - whether it’s posting to the events calendar, publishing a press release, or providing sale information.
ChamberofCommerce.com - Active Monthly Users: 450,000
ChamberofCommerce.com is a platform with a focus on facilitating connectivity between local business and more than 7,000 Chambers of Commerce worldwide. It helps small businesses grow by allowing members to promote themselves in the Chamber directory.
CityMaps - Active Monthly Users: 50,000
CityMaps is the world’s first social map. Described as the “Pinterest for Places,” CityMaps is the fastest and easiest way to make maps of your favorite places, see your friends’ maps, and check out personal maps by celebs and publishers. The award-winning logo map covers 15mm places in America - including real-time Instagram photos, menus, tips, navigation, and directions.
CYLEX - Active Monthly Users: 30,000,000
CYLEX operates over 30 online business directories, visited by more than 1 million unique users daily, that reach 5 continents and millions of customers worldwide. CYLEX provides fast and simple ways for users to find the right service anywhere and for businesses to showcase their locations.
DexKnows - Active Monthly Users: 2,000,000
DexKnows.com is the expert when it comes to online business listings. Each month, they help connect millions of consumers with local businesses and provide them with the information they’re looking for - from phone numbers and driving directions to ratings, reviews, and special offers.
eLocal - Active Monthly Users: 250,000
eLocal aims to help consumers connect with local merchants across all major niche consumer oriented business categories. Their comprehensive business profiles provide useful information that is category specific to the products and services their industry provides.
Factual - Active Monthly Users: 1,000,000
Factual is an open data platform that enables personalized and contextually relevant mobile experiences. Factual’s real-time data stack builds and maintains data on a global scale, covering 65 million local businesses and points of interest in 50 countries. Factual also provides locationbased mobile personalization and ad-targeting solutions.
GoLocal247.com - Active Monthly Users: 450,000
GoLocal247 is the fastest growing hyper-local network of directories with community portals. Users have the ability to locate thousands of in-depth profiles on local businesses, rate and review them, and utilize money-saving coupons. Users can also post free classified ads, view and add events to the community calendar as well as view the latest local sports and entertainment news.
iGlobal - Active Monthly Users: 4,000,000
iGlobal is an online directory where consumers can find information on shops, businesses, and professionals in their cities. Based in South America, iGlobal has a presence in 60 countries spread across the Americas, Europe, and Asia, and is available in 18 different languages.
Insider Pages - UpdatActive Monthly Users: 750,000
Insider Pages was created to help people find the best local businesses through recommendations from their friends and neighbors with a focus on local service providers like dentists, hairstylists, pediatricians, or even hypnotherapists. At Insider Pages, people share reviews of local businesses and find great services they can trust.
The Internet Chamber of Commerce - Active Monthly Users: 100,000
The Internet Chamber of Commerce is a dynamic, independent business network that lists vital information about over 100,000 businesses, companies, and organizations across the United States. Its mission is to be an essential tool for any growing business.
Local.com - Active Monthly Users: 10,000,000
Local.com provides users with targeted, relevant local search results that include special offers from local businesses, user reviews, local businesses, website links, maps, driving directions, and more. The company’s Keyword DNA and patented local web indexing technologies power the site.
LocalDatabase.com - Active Monthly Users: 100,000
LocalDatabase.com is a local guide designed to offer targeted in-depth information to US based communities. The platform is continuously growing and scaling information from multiple data sources such as public data, open business listings, social input and integrated local service offerings.
MerchantCircle - Active Monthly Users: 1,000,000
Merchant Circle is an online network of local business owners, combining social networking features with customizable web listings that allow local merchants to attract new customers. A growing network dedicated to connecting neighbors and merchants online to help build real relationships between local business owners and their customers.
My Local Services - Active Monthly Users: 50,000
My Local Services is a comprehensive, nationwide online business directory where visitors can search, review, and add business listings. The directory is broken down by State with an easyto- use interface that allows visitors to find what they are looking for quickly.
Nokia HERE - Active Monthly Users: 5,000,000