Editor’s Note: Interesting thing happened right before this post went live on April 28, 2014, Yellowee went out of business! It was up and operational on Friday but appears that Yellowee is no longer. Sorry for any confusion and be sure the check out a number of our posts on comparable local directories like CitysearchHotfrog, and Better Business Bureau. Thanks!

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.

yellowee homepage

Background on Yellowee

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

Step 1. Start at Yellowee.com.

Step 2. In the upper left-hand corner, you’ll see the option to “Add Your Business or Landmark.” Click it to continue.

add your listing to yellowee

Step 3. You will now be asked to search for your business listing. Enter in your Business Name and City, State or Zip Code. Click, “Search” to continue.

search for your business listing yellowee

Step 4. If your listing is not in the Yellowee database, you will be notified by an alert. Click the “Add Your Business” link in the alert to continue.

add your listing alert

Step 5. In the next section, you’ll be asked to create a new Yellowee account. Fill in all fields, including your First and Last Name, Contact Phone, Email and Password.

create a yellowee account

Step 6. Once you complete this process, you’ll be sent an email confirmation link that you can click to verify your account. Click it to continue.

yellowee email confirmation

Step 7. You will arrive at  Yellowee For Business Owners and be prompted to login with your the Email and Password you created in the previous steps. Hit “Log In” in the upper right hand corner to continue.

Yellowee for Business Owners homepage

Step 8. Once logged in, you can add a new business listing. Enter your Business Name, Phone Number, and Zip Code to the best of your ability.

You will also be required to select categories for your business. Once you choose the categories that accurately describe your business, click “Add Business” at the bottom of the screen.

add your free business listing yellowee

Step 9. In the final steps of this process, you’ll be asked to verify your listing through your Phone Number. Click “Call Me Now” to receive the six-digit verification code PIN, and hit “Claim” to continue.

verify yellowee business listing

Step 10. After two more steps (editing your listing and profile), you’ll have completed the process. Congratulations! You now have a free listing on Yellowee!

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.

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