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What is Whitespark's Listings Service


Great Question!  Whitespark's Listings Service is an easy and effective way to optimize your local listings. Our team of citation experts will complete an exhaustive cleanup of business listings on the Top Search Sites, as well as additional building, with some basic cleanup, on general and regio...

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What is a Local Business Listing?


A business listing (citation) is a mention of your business name, address, and phone number (NAP), and website on the web.   Learn all about business listings and why they are important over on our blog: https://whitespark.ca/blog/what-is-a-local-citation-for-local-seo/

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Are Listings Considered a Local Ranking Factor?


Based on the 2021 Local Search Ranking Factors results, listings (citations) do have an impact on a local business's ability to rank in Search Engines.   As you will see, citations (aka business listings) are a ranking factor when it comes to local search.  Listings are a table stake and a criti...

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I'm a New Business, Do I Need Listings?


YES! Our Listings Service is designed for all businesses, brand new or established. We will work through your listings to provide the optimal tailored solution depending on your business's needs. 

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How Do I Know If I Need A Full Audit & Cleanup


There are a variety of reasons why a business may have inconsistent and/or duplicate listings. But, if you have changed your business name, address, and/or phone number in the past and you haven't made any updates to reflect this change in your online business profiles, there is a very good chanc...

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What Countries Are Included In Your Listings Service?


We are able to offer Custom Listings Building to almost all countries, however, our prebuilt Listings Service packages are only available in some countries. Below is a full breakdown of our Listings Service across all countries we cover.   Listings Service Packages:  Our Basic, Premium, Comprehen...

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What If I Already Have Published Listings?


We check each site carefully before submitting a listing. We will only add your business on directories where it is not listed. If a business listing already exists, we will review it and update any incorrect listings, and report the duplicates.

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Does My Business Listings Order Include Website Links?


Although most listings contain the business's website URL, this is no guarantee that listings will provide backlinks. We will add your business website to every site that allows us, but we don't control if that listing site will publish the link or what the link type will be.   Link Types  Nofol...

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What Sites Does Your Service Cover?


Our in-depth Audit and Cleanup coverage is determined by the package you choose and the country you live in. We focus on the sites that have the most impact on your local search performance. Since sites vary based on country, please select your country on the order page to view which sites would ...

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What Happened To Your Citation Building & Citation Audit & Cleanup Services?


  NOTHING! Except we made it even better. Our Citation Building & Audit and Cleanup Service = Listings Service.  We have combined our Citation Audit & Cleanup Service and Citation Building Service into one new offering: Listings Service.   Why did we combine our popular citation services?  In our...

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How Does Whitespark's model differ from other services?


Clients come to us for the following benefits over our competitors: One-time fee rather than recurring Own your listings instead of renting them Complete and proper listing cleanup Focused on the most important sites Industry and City specific sites included in your package Lower cost and year o...

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