Online Directory Management
Online directories are essentially a list of businesses and contacts on the internet that people can use to find and reference you. To be successful, we believe it is necessary to manage and update your information regularly. You can either take the time to do this manually and on your own or allow us to utilize our software system to do it for you.
Why is it Important to Manage Your Directories?
Currently, on the internet, there are 100 plus directories that pull your data?from all over the web.?The directory services have no way to verify if the information they are pulling about your business is correct unless you have a verified source they can pull your data?form. That is where we come in! Our software is a verified supplier to all 100+ directories.? If a bot or a person makes a change our software will alert us to verify the information.
How Online Directory Management Works
Bella V Marketing pushes your company data out to all the major data collectors, publishing sites and top-tier online directories. We will help you close duplicate business listings and update your data as changes to your business occur.
Our directory software is a total management solution that ensures your business is represented correctly across the internet. more importantly, with our service in place, your business website will rank better in online searches.
What Type of Data Do Directories List?
Depending on the directory you can list:
- Business Name
- Images of locations
- Special Hours
- Social Information
- Services Offered
- Bio information
What Happens After My Directories are Updated?
After our software has reached out to all 100 + directories platforms, updated the data?and removed duplications, we will continue to monitor your listings. Because the internet is full of bots and helpful people who like to updated information, we need to monitor your listing to make sure nothing changes.
Is?Reputation?Management?the same thing as Directory Management?
While several of the directory platforms offer clients the opportunity to leave a review, Directory Management and Reputation Management are not the same.?Reputation Management requires interaction, monitor and a strategy to make sure your reputation shines online.
Do Directories Help SEO?
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) strategies are not just applied to your website. You must also search optimize the directories platforms that interact, or links back to, your website. To do that, you need to engage in Directory Management.
When your actual website is search optimized, it is known as ?On-Page SEO.? However, there are over 100?publisher sites and directories on the internet that Google indexes. Your business needs to be listed on these sites and that listing needs to correct and uniform on all of them.
Ensuring that your listing is uniform across these directories is known as ?Off-Page SEO.? We take the time commitment and hassle out of getting your business listed with our Directory Management service.
Would you like to see your website get found by your customers and search engines? Call us at (989) 272-2238 to hear more about our Directory Management service.