List Your Business on Google Places, Yelp, and Bing.


When a user searches for your business, the data likely comes from one of three business directories. When they search at or Google Maps, whether from a desktop or Android phone, that data comes from Google Places. Searches on Apple maps on iPhone or iPad link directly to Yelp. By default, Internet Explorer uses Bing for searches with is linked to Microsoft’s Bing Business Portal.

In everyday use, these searches have replaced the Yellow Pages.


Google Places

Search for your business at Google Maps. If it’s there, click on the “Manage this page” button to get started. If it’s not there, go to Google Places and follow the instructions.


At Yelp, you can go to the Claiming page to search for your business. If it’s there, choose “Unlock” and follow instructions. If not, click the “add your business to Yelp button toward the bottom of the page.


Go to the Bing Business Portal Search and search for your business. If your business isn’t found click the link to add a new listing.

These sites will want to verify that you are who to say your are so after you make your changes, they will call you or send you a piece of mail with a confirmation code. Look out for these or your changes won’t go live.








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