Add Your Business
HOW TO ADD YOUR BUSINESS TO THE DIRECTORY
Select the Plan above.
You will be asked to create an account (very simple, just add your name, email, etc) or join via Facebook or Google Login.
You will be sent to the check out page. Enter either your credit card or your PayPal account.
You will receive an email. Follow the link to Fill in the form "Add My Business"
Your business information will be entered manually within 24 hours of receipt.
Premium Listing Benefits
What are the Benefits of Adding Your Small Business to the Valencia Business Directory?
This Website was created around Search Engine Optimization. We are continuously working to make sure that we are seen in every digital place your customers might find you.
WHAT DOES A BUSINESS LISTING ON VALENCIA BUSINESS DIRECTORY GET ME?
Your Business Description
Once you give us your description, we will ensure it is unique content. We will make it rich in SEO by applying metatags and header tags to make it easy for Google to find and index your business listing page for the target keyword.
Images of Your Business
Images are more than just the visuals that your customers see on a website. They have SEO value in the alt tag. We will also Geo-Tag your images to further improve Search Engine friendliness.
Your Business Website Link (URL)
Listing your business website will contribute to booking your own website ranks by providing a contextual backlink to your website. This will also drive traffic from the VBD to your website.
Social Media Links
Your business’s existing accounts with Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, etc.
Would you like to enhance your listing?
Custom Made Promotional Video for your Business
Multiple studies have proven time and time again that short promotional videos increase traffic conversions and keep people on your page longer. We can create this for you.
Easy access to google maps
Benefits of Business Directory Listings
Not only are listing sites important for getting your business and website noticed and creating a positive first impression, but they are also highly beneficial to the growth of your business. Read on to learn about the many advantages directory listings offer your business.
1. Amplify Online Presence
Due to the fact that business listing sites tend to pull information from one another, getting listed in one directory can very likely mean getting listed in several more, allowing you to kill two (or more) birds with one stone (so long as you monitor, claim, and update your listings regularly.)
2. Improve Local Visibility
Though they are massive, online business directories have advanced filtering and suggesting capabilities, allowing you to become highly visible to your local community and niche audiences.
3. Attract New Customers
The typical online business directory allows users to search by specific criteria such as specialty, neighborhood, ratings, and more. By simply entering complete and accurate information in your listing, the directory will then connect your business to the people searching for it, even if they don’t search your business name explicitly.
4. Increase Engagement
The easier it is for a potential customer to engage with your business—whether it’s to make a phone call, submit a contact form, or even go to your location—the more likely they are to do so. Business directories create a channel by which potential customers can engage directly with your business or easily get to your website to do so.
5. Promote Word of Mouth
Word of mouth has always been a trusted source for consumers, and now predominantly takes the form of online reviews. With apps and mobile devices, customers can now publish reviews more quickly—even during their experience. Getting listed in online business directories equips happy customers to spread the word about your business.
6. Strengthen Your Reputation
The fear of negative reviews prevents many businesses from getting listed online, but this shuts them off from getting positive reviews too, which are essential for a good reputation. As long as you know how to properly handle one, the cost of one negative review is outweighed by the benefits of many positive reviews. Plus, a mix of reviews can even strengthen your reputation, as it shows that you are a genuine company with nothing to hide.
7. Increase Brand Awareness
When a user performs a search in an online business directory, it will display a list of relevant results, each with a brief snapshot so that you can decide which one to click on to learn more. This means that even if a user doesn’t click on your listing, they still see your business. Every encounter a person has with your business increases their awareness and familiarity with your brand, which makes them more receptive to future outreach.
8. Improve SEO
Online business listings improve your SEO by sending signals to Google about your online presence and helping to validate your trustworthiness. Google wants to be trusted by its users, so the more information it can obtain about your business online, and the more consistent that information is, the higher you will rank.
9. Show Up on the First Page of Google
It is possible to get on the first page of Google through SEO practices, but it can take a few months to start seeing results. Popular online business directory sites, on the other hand, have been around for a while, have high amounts of traffic, and are trusted by Google. This means that your profile page on, say, Yelp has a high chance of showing up on the first page of results for relevant searches.
Online business directories have immense benefits, and neglecting them can actually hurt your business. So get started today with creating, claiming, and updating your listings online.