There are lots of ways to drive local traffic to your website. Your best effort is always in product and customer service but Business News Daily offers 7 additional ways you can drive traffic to your local business. One of our favorite ways is to help get Austin businesses listed in local directories.
Twenty years ago, small businesses wouldn't be caught dead without an ad in the phone book. The same can be said for today's local online directories like Yahoo! Local, Google Maps, SuperPages, DexKnows and Yelp. According to Black Box Social Media, more than 92 percent of businesses and consumers use online local search directories when researching products or services – making them the place to be for small businesses in 2012. Directories offer small business websites a way to boost credibility and build link popularity; the small business' site can be linked to another site that already has a high page rank. Read 7 Ways to Drive Local Traffic to Your Website at Business News Daily.