Online marketing can be tiring! That’s where UpCity comes in. As a trusted advocate for small businesses, we’re here to navigate you through the piles of confusing and suspicious offers. UpCity will lead you in the right direction by providing easy insights and simple solutions for your business marketing plan. Members receive an in-depth, personalized action plan to help optimize their site, and our team is here to help you along the way. Each week, we’re featuring an in-depth look at one of the recommended tasks built into the UpCity software.

 Background on Locr

Locr is a free photo sharing website that allows users to manage, tag, organize, and share photos with locations. This photo community specializes in geotagging, which links photos to locations on maps. It is a great tool to promote yourself as an authority by sharing relevant images and eventually promoting images related to your business. This sharing activity elevates your online visibility and overall relevancy.

To optimize the presence of your website on search engines, Locr is recommended for your advanced local search and social media strategy. Click this link for more information on the features of Locr.

How to Create a Free Account on Locr

Step 1. Go to

Step 2. At the bottom of the screen, click the map that says “Sign up for free!” to continue.

 Step 3. Next, click the “Sign Up” button on the upper right-hand corner.

 Step 4. Fill out all of the fields to the best of your ability including

Choose the correct location for anti-spam verification on the map, and hit “Signup.”


Step 5. Next, you receive an email notification with a link to verify your account. Access your email client and click the link to continue.

Step 6. Now that you’ve been verified, log in to activate your account.

Step 7. Now you can add a profile photo and start sharing images of your company. Congratulations on creating your first account on Locr!

 Best Practices for Locr

– For more information on getting started, take a look at this helpful FAQ. It should answer most of your questions and concerns.

– Upgrade your free account to a PRO account. Check this link for more features including increased memory for geo-targeted photographs.

– Be sure to geotag some photos of your business as well as images that relate to your industry and nearby location.

– We’d recommend taging and describing your photos with keywords so that they can be better optimized for search results. Your descriptions should be short and to the point.

UpCity members, please follow the pathway to complete this task in your UpCity account: Optimize Your Presence > Establish Your Presence > Social 102: Top Social Sites.