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27 Free (and Paid) Local Business DirectoriesFor local businesses of all kinds, maintaining an online presence is key. If your local business listings are mismanaged, and there is different information in different places, it won‘t be very easy for users to find you. Therefore, it’s important to claim your profiles on business directories to keep them up-to-date. In this guide, we‘ll show you some top business directory sites and tell you how Semrush can help.
Connor LaheyMay 26, 2021
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