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Background on GoMyLocal

GoMyLocal is a local directory that you can list your business. Adding your business information on local directories like GoMyLocal helps improve your local visibility and elevates your overall relevancy in the eyes of Google and other search engines.

This is a great way to improve your website’s local rank and will increase your chances to show up more prominently in search engines. To learn more details about the GoMyLocal directory, click here.

In this guide, we’ll walk you through the process of adding a free local listing to GoMyLocal!

How to Submit Your Site to GoMyLocal

Step 1. Start at GoMyLocal.com.

Step 2. Click, “Add Free Listing” at the top of the homepage.

Step 3. Follow the directions carefully to complete your submission. Create an account by entering a Username, Password, and Email Address.

On the same page, you’ll be asked to complete your business information. It is important that you complete the profile information about your business to the greatest extent possible.

Pick your keywords, a category, check off that you agree to the terms of services, and hit “Submit.”

Step 4. In the next step, you’ll receive an email from GoMyLocal almost immediately asking to click a link to verify your account.

Step 5. With your email verified, all you have to do is click “Finish” at the bottom of the page. Your listing is now complete!

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