26 Best Online Local Business Directories & Listing Sites

Himmat Singh Rathore

Himmat Singh Rathore

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To complete your business goals, You can attract lot of potential customers on free online business directories that too by adding some simple details, and you already have these details. these contain the most important details of the business such as business name, address, contact numbers, services, website link and many more and this is called (NAP) local citation.

By doing this, you will get good online traffic which will not cost anything but time. if you list your business in business directories, you will not need to depend completely on Google and you will get inquiries even without websites and this will make your business grow online.

What is a Online Business Directory?


Business directories collect business information and list them on their own websites so that customers can get contact details of many businesses in one place.

If you run an online business and your website is not ranking in Google Search, then online business directories can be an alternative.

What Details Are Required to Register Your Business on Business Listing Sites?


Very simple details have to be submitted in the online business directory, such as:

Business Name/Title

Office Address

Office Landline Number Or Mobile Number

Official Email Id

Business Logo and Images of Business

Business Owner Name

Business Description

Business Category and Services List

Office Hours or Timings

Services Area’s

Customers Reviews

Total Staff Members

Popular Customers Names

Business Launch Year

Mode of Payments

Customer Support Numbers

Term and Conditions

but extra or different details can also be asked for in different directories like :-

For a catering service provider agency may ask for a menu list, price, portfolio, album and video’s

That is, it all depends on the business type as to what extra details can be asked.

Below are 7 steps to list your business in business listing sites?


Step 1- First of all you need a list of online business directories, then to save time, visit the homepage of the websites which you like because most of the online business directories have the option in the header to add business on their homepage. 

When you search the name of popular online business directory in Google, you will also see the link to register your business.

Step 2- You will easily see the option to submit business details as the homepage of most online business directories highlights such an option.

Step 3- Then on clicking that option, a new page will open in which you will be asked to create a new account.

Step 4-Then after that you will get a link to verify your given email on email id and on clicking that link your email id will be verified.

Step 5-After this you will be asked the details of your business.

Step 6-After entering all the details, click on the submit button.

Step 7-After this, after some time your details will be visible in that business directory.

The Best Free Business Listing Sites in India


Look, I am not putting a category-wise list. If you want to check which online business directories support which categories of business listing then you should go to the homepage of these online business directories and you will find popular business categories in which you can list your business.

To see the top locations and categories, you can see in the footer of the homepage.

Let us now see the list of popular online business directories :- 

1. Google My Business

2. Justdial

3. IndiaMart

4. Sulekha

5. AskLaila

6. TradeIndia

7. StarofService

8. ExportersIndia

9. Indiasthan

10. ClickedIndia

11. Indiainfo

12. Hindustanyellowpages

13. Grotal

14. Callme.co.in

15. Webindia123

16. Searcho21

17. Helloindia

18. IndianYellowPages

19. Upwork

20. TechBehemoths

21. Clutch

22. GoodFirms

23. Upcity

24. Instagram

25. Facebook