5 Tricky Citation Sources Most SMBs and Local Consultants Don't Think Of

Linda Buquet

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Everyone knows all the top citation sources - it's time to think outside the box!

Wanted to share a great post my friend Matthew Hunt wrote today. Head on over - it's definitely worth a read and a bookmark.

5 Ridiculously Sneaky Citations Most Small Business Never Think to Get!

Just like backlinks not all citations or mentions of your local business are created equal.

There are already a ton of <a href="http://www.smallbusinessonlinecoach.com/blog/seo/google-maps-citations-reviews/">great posts</a> on where to get the <a href="http://www.ngsmarketing.com/local-citation-building-study-part-4-local-business-directories-around-the-world-canada-uk/" target="_blank">basic top 100</a> citations and/or <a href="http://www.websitemagazine.com/content/blogs/posts/archive/2011/03/25/20-user-review-websites-critical-to-small-business.aspx" target="_blank">review site</a> <em></em>mentions and I don’t want to publish yet another post on that matter.

If you want to know the top citations based on city then visit <a title="Best Local Citation Sources by City" href="http://getlisted.org/resources/local-citations-by-city.aspx" target="_blank">this page</a>.  However, if you want to get sneaky citations your competitors are probably not getting <em>(unless they read this post too <img src="http://www.smallbusinessonlinecoach.com/wp-includes/images/smilies/icon_wink.gif" alt=";)" class="wp-smiley"> )</em> then stick around.
What do you think?
Good Stuff?
 

Linda Buquet

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Hi Gerry,

This post is 3 years old. Have not re-read lately so don't know what all it says.

But not everything we read is a good idea. And even things that USED to seem like a good idea 3 years ago, no longer are. :)

But thanks for bringing an old thread back to light, since there may be other good tips in it that are still applicable.
 

Gerry.Foster

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Welllll, that makes me feel....a bit silly. *Reminds self to check dates like a normal person.
 

Linda Buquet

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No worries at all Gerry. Happens all the time. I've done it at least 150 in my career, at various forums. :)
 

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