It’s important to know how well your business is represented online in the major online information directories, as well as how accurate those listings actually are.
In order to be most effective, you need your business to be listed with consistently with the same name, address and phone number across all online resources.
This is commonly referred to as “NAP”, and is short for “Name, Address, and Phone.”
You don’t want to be listed with a variety of versions across the online landscape, including your website and/or social media outlets.
One way to do a quick search in the major directories is to visit https://moz.com/checkout/local/check . This is a reputable resource that will provide you with an immediate overview as to where and how your business is listed.
Simply add your business name, street address and zip code for your results.
Moz.com will provide you with an overview of how many listings are missing, correct or incorrect by individual search engine or directory.
It’s a quick and easy way (and best of all free) way to find out how and where your business is listed.
Should you choose find inconsistent or incorrect information, you can contact the directories individually and make updates, or Moz.com has a paid options that are available to you .