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Background on Local.com

Local.com is a free local directory that helps consumers find the best local events, products, and services. The site contains more than 16 million business listings in every zip code across the United States. These listings provide useful information on hours of operation, reviews, events, offered services, and more. Customers can visit the website from any mobile phone or device in order to get information on their favorite local enterprises. As a local business, it’s imperative that customers can access your business listings from a variety of mediums.

Local.com is a high quality directory that adds positive value to your business’s online presence. The site also garners traffic from users looking to purchase products and services. When users create an account, they can add engaging photos, submit a link to your website, and more!

In this guide, we’ll present the process to creating an account for your business on Local.com.

 How to Get Listed in Local.com

Step 1. Go to Local.com.

Step 2. Head to the bottom of the page and click “Claim Your Business Listing.”

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Step 3. Fill out the provided form to completion. You will be prompted to choose categories for your business. Be as accurate as you can. Once you type in First and Last Name, Business Name, Business Website, Business Category, Email, Phone Street Address, Password, etc, you will need to agree to the terms of service, and click “Get started.” Once you complete this step, you’ll automatically be given a free listing. Afterwards, Yext will try to scan you to upgrade you to a paid listing. Feel free to close out of the window.

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Step 4. You will later be sent an email with your account information. Congratulations for creating an account with Local.com!

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To learn more information about Local.com and address frequently asked questions, visit the site’s FAQ resource.

There is also a $2 per week listing plan for Local.com users. If you decide to move forward with a paid listing, click here.

UpCity members, please follow the pathway to complete this task in your UpCity account: Optimize Your Presence > Expand Your Presence > Local 201: Add’l Local Directories.