Indian Citations: The Best Tools for Local

When you’re trying to rank a business in India for local results, launching a citation building campaign is one of the best decisions you can make. Some overlook this strategy because of the misery involved in tracking down hundreds of different business directories to find the right places to put citations, but this time, we’ve done all that work for you.

Our list is just below if you want to start building right now, but we do have some tips available for people who are sort of new to citations and want to understand them better.

Using Our List of Indian Business Directories

We are the people to talk to if you want to understand more about citations and the role that they play in a local strategy. We have been established as local experts for many years now, and Loganix is a world leader in citation building. In fact, we’re one of the only builders who will work in many countries. It was clients from India, after all, who gave us the challenge to develop this list in the first place.

Citations and business directories are all you need to understand if you’re new to building. A citation is just an online instance of your name, address or phone number—basically just a listing. You can place many places, but you want to target business directories first since they’re designed to host and preserve business listings like citations.

You can’t just use any directory you find if you want your campaign to be successful. You need to focus on directories that are relevant to your region and your audience. When citation building for India, you need to target a lot of Indian-based directories and not just the big global names.

A selection of the best business directories for India is exactly what you’ll find below. We’ve already done the work for you, so you can simply click on each link and start making profiles according to the rules of each directory.

Website NameDAFREE?Trust FlowCitation Flow
Business with India44YES3033
Mandsaur Online25YES120
Exportersindia43YES823
Guajarat Industries Directory57YES3935
Virgo Technologies26YES622
Local-Listing43YES938
Altaindia33YES2826
Ask Laila44YES1834
Bindia20YES626
Bizz Duniya40YES1637
Bharat Yellow Pages Directory23YES627
City Link15YES025
Dealer Baba1YES00
Dial India44YES3338
e India Business54YES5245
Entire India21YES1723
Getit64YES3940
Greater Noida Directory18YES215
Grotal36YES339
Gurgaon on Call30YES1132
India Biz Club47YES4232
India Biz Source51YES3743
Indiacom52YES4942
India Life34YES917
Indian Industry39YES2935
Indian Trade Center40YES2123
Indian Yellow Pages58YES5242
India Rubber Directory27YES4231
Info Line37YES1831
Inno BIT26YES1426
Janta Review37YES1629
Maharashtra Business Pages26YES2821
Maps of India70?5947
My-India Directory40YES4734
Ncr Pages17?214
Sholay42YES1347
Start Local32YES2231
The Link India31 YES930
Trade India81YES6358
Vcsdata38YES2529
Sulekha67YES2930
Web India53YES4239

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Upping Your Citation Game

Building citations is one thing, building them right is another. When building citations it’s important to remember the importance of quality. Citations with mistakes don’t just look unprofessional, they can ruin your entire campaign. Bad citations can be interpreted by Google as rival listings, or as an attempt by you to game the system. In either case, penalties can follow.