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Background on ShowMeLocal is a free local directory that you can list your business.  Adding your business information on local directories like ShowMeLocal 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 site’s local rank and will increase your chances to show up more prominently in search engines.

Here’s our quick guide to submitting your site for free on ShowMeLocal!

How to Submit Your Site to ShowMeLocal

Follow the directions carefully to complete your submission.

Step 1. Start at

Step 2. Click “Join Now for Free” to get started.

Step 3. Enter in your First Name, Last Name, Email, and Password in order to create your new account. Type in the randomly generated characters and click “Register for FREE!”

Step 4. On the next screen, type in your Business Name, Business Type, Phone Number, and the rest of the information into the designated fields.

Once complete click, “Add Business!”

Step 6. At this point, you’ll be asked to verify your account by clicking a link sent to your email. Click it to continue.

Step 7. Next, enter the password for your account to complete the activation process.

Step 8. Your profile is now complete! Feel free to edit your profile with your business’s URL, Hours of Operation, and more.

ShowMeLocal Directory Tips:

It is important that you complete the profile information about your business to the greatest extent possible.

To learn more details about how can help grow your business, visit the FAQ.

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