If you run a local bricks-and-mortar business, the most important online marketing you may ever do is claiming your local business listings. In fact, if you don't claim your listings, someone else could--and that might be a disastrous thing for your business.
There are a ton of business directories online. Not all of them are all they're cracked up to be. You'll probably want to stick to the most popular ones-the well-trafficked and most valuable directories for citation purposes. Those sites are listed at CinchLocal under the heading "Best Local Directory Citation Sites."Advertisements
Kids and Teens (7)
Real Estate (10)
In general, if you stick with the top 10 directories listed on that list, then you'll be off to a good start. The most important thing is to claim your listings and to ensure they provide searchers with accurate information about your business.