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Link Building 101: A List of Directories to Get You Started

Getting Started with Link Building

Link building is an important part of dominating Google rankings. If you are new to link building, the list below will be helpful as you begin your journey to the number one spot in the rankings.

At a minimum, we recommend a profile for each of these local directories, legal directories and social media sites. However, we always recommend to make sure each site is relevant to your business:

Top Local Directories

  • Google My Business (business.google.com)
  • expressupdate.com
  • mybusinesslistingmanager.com
  • neustarlocaleze.biz
  • yellowpages.com
  • yelp.com
  • bingplaces.com
  • foursquare.com
  • merchantcircle.com
  • insiderpages.com
  • SuperPages.com
  • yahoo.com (must submit through yext)

Social Media Networks

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • YouTube
  • Pinterest

Attorney Directories (NOTE: some may require a fee)

  • Avvo
  • Justia
  • Findlaw
  • Martindale/lawyers.com
  • Hg.org
  • Superlawyers (requires nomination)
  • bestlawyers (requires nomination)

Specified Profiles (NOTE: some may require a fee)

  • Your university alumni profile/website
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Better Business Bureau
  • State/City/County Bar Associations
  • Professional Associations
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