Submit your site and begin building your online presence over the web. At VISIONEFX we research and identify ways to build your online branding. These include links to search engines, online directories, social sites and business listing services. While some may require a reciprocal link or a modest fee, most listings are free. If any site requires payment for a listing, you do not have to sign-up because most let you list for free with an option for a paid premium listing.
THE ADVANTAGES OF SUBMITTING YOUR SITE
The SERP Perspective
Webmasters and search engine optimization specialists submit sites to bolster search engine ranking position (SERP) and real-world reputation. When the Google crawls the web to find your business, a good listing attributes to your linking authority among other important ranking factors.
The Real-World Reputation Perspective
When people are browsing the web they find your website listing or profile, thereby establishing you as reputable online source. They are seeing your name over and over again. Therefore you are establishing name or ‘brand’ recognition.
SEARCH ENGINES & BUSINESS LISTINGS
Google My Business: https://www.google.com/business
BING Places: https://www.bingplaces.com/DashBoard/Home
Brown book: http://www.brownbook.net/
Crunch base: https://www.crunchbase.com/
Open Directory (DMOZ): http://dmoz-odp.org/docs/en/add.html
SOCIAL NETWORKING PLATFORMS
Face book, Twitter, Linked in, Merchant circle, Quora, Instagram, Pinterest, FourSquare, Yelp, Map Quest, Super Pages, Alignable, High-value Nlogs, Article Publishing sites, Press Release Services
SOCIAL VIDEO & PHOTO SHARING PLATFORMS
You Tube, Vimeo, Twitch, Flickr
(These are just a few listings and there are many more, though these are enough to give the Do-It-Yourself crowd a jump start!)
When you submit your site to other online sites you are building your online reputation; which extends your reach to other business owners and customers. Creating a local listing profile on other websites helps customers find you faster. Many of the websites mentioned here allow you to create a very robust listing complete with title, descriptions, website links, email and multiple photos; all for free.