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Free Platforms To Increase Your Website Visibility In 2020

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Free Platforms To Increase Your Website Visibility In 2020

Whether you have just launched a website for your business or are planning on doing so, this list is essential for you as it will save you a substantial amount of time that you will spend on searching place to endorse your website. Also, if your business has been online for some time now, you should go through this list, it is likely that you skipped some good platforms that could offer you a respectable and sometimes great amount of traffic.

For someone who has a small business or just started their own company, online promotion can be costly and sometimes out of your budget. That’s why ‘The Startup City’ is here to help you. We have created a list of 16 free platforms where you can promote your website for free in 2020. There are enough channels to boost your online visibility so without wasting any time, below are the list of platforms that can help you to increase your website visibility in 2020:

If you are a business owner, then you should create a profile on every platform and find your relevant audience. You shouldn’t skip this list, because they offer an excellent opportunity to increase your online visibility.

Google My Business

One of the first things you should do when you start a business is going over to Google My Business and fill out all the information about your company. It doesn’t matter that you run a local shop or an online shop, it is important to put correct information about your business because people are going to search on it before they purchase your product or service.

Bing Places for Business

 Despite its small market share, it has a major portion of web searches which you should utilize to its fullest. It’s just like Google My Business for Bing so, you should register for this service.

BBB (Better Business Bureau)

This is one f the oldest platform for business reviews, although some controversies are surrounding their rating system but they proved to be a good intermediary between companies and customers.

Yellow Pages

It is a kind of online local directory which is known to every person. The biggest advantage of being listed on the Yellow Pages website is that they have nailed their SEO in the majority of local markets, which gives your listing a better chance of being seen.

Manta

It is another directory where small businesses can list themselves. There specific industry category and over 14 million active monthly users makes this website a potential platform to promote your products and services.

Yelp

 If you are running a restaurant or cafe business then this is the best platform for you as it is more popular with restaurant owners. Well, other business can also list on this platform but it is important to check it frequently to see what your customers are saying about your brand. Companies that manage their reviews especially the bad ones gain more popularity with the users, which can do wonders for the brand awareness and visibility on the platform. Encourage your satisfied customers to give a positive review for you.

Trip Advisor

This platform can be best used by property owners who are running businesses like hotels, hostels and apartments. Business like restaurant and bar can also gain many benefits form Trip Advisor. If you can utilize this platform, it can be a great source for both foreign and domestic customers.

Angie’s List

 It is a platform that gives user-generated reviews of local businesses. The main purpose of this website is to advice customers, where they can find the most dependable services according to their needs.

Foursquare

 This is a unique directory that provides the benefits of social media. In the year 2014, they increased their check-ins and user engagement. The app provides the data determines the popularity of the local listings.

SAAS Genius

This is a great online directory specialized for SaaS solutions. You should take some time to populate your whole profile so that it doesn’t look unfinished in comparison to others. This platform is designed to be a place where users can find and compare different SaaS solutions and make their decision based on these findings. By listing on this platform you can get many potential customers.

Wikipedia

Probably one of the best-known sites on the internet, even after so many years Wikipedia is still one of the top platforms to create your company page where you can give all the information about your business and also leave a link of your website. It is the most SEO friendly website on the internet and customers can find it easily.

G2

Previously known as ‘G2crowd’ is one of the biggest tech marketplace in the world. With over 3 million people visiting this platform regularly to discover and review new software products and business services, this is a great place to promote your services and redirect people to your website.

Bottom Line

All of the platforms mentioned above are online directory on which you can list your company with key information. This will help your customers to know about your brand, products or services which will eventfully boost your reputation.

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