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Citation Builder

Citations built to last

Don’t get locked in to expensive, recurring contracts to keep your citations live.
At BrightLocal, we do things differently. Hand-built and cleaned citations mean you own the listings — forever.
Better local rankings with no recurring fees.

Build local citations, boost local rankings!

Build new citations on key sites
Clean up existing citations
Remove duplicate citations
Own and keep your listings
Submit to Data Aggregators
No recurring fees

"I have used several different citation tools but BrightLocal is still at the top of my list."

William Chan
SEO Specialist
Inbound Law Marketing
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9.5 out of 10 on Trustpilot

Quick, accurate, and cost-effective

Why thousands of agencies and businesses choose BrightLocal to build their citations.

own your listings forever

Full ownership of your listings – with no annual fees

All citations carefully built and updated by hand – not bots!

Unlimited free Data Aggregator updates for 12 months

Best value citation building

 Cost-effective and fully scalable – from just $2 per listing

Perfect for agencies – with customizable white-label reporting

Citation Builder

How it works

Citation Builder automatically finds inaccuracies, duplicate listings and new citation opportunities for your chosen business.

Our audit uncovers any inaccurate, duplicate and missing listings on top citation sites

Submit to hundreds of citation sites

Submitting citations by hand allows us to work with specialist industry-specific sites across 40+ industries

Submit to loads of different industries!

You have complete control of how many citations you want and which sites to include in your campaign

Pick the citations that you need

Option to increase your reach across 100s of directories, mobile apps, and mapping services via Data Aggregators

Data Aggregators BrightLocal

We guarantee to complete all submissions for a campaign within just seven days

white label solutions for citation building

Submit to Data Aggregators

Reach 1000s of directories, mobile apps, and maps around the world

Data Aggregators allow you to claim multiple key citations quickly and easily. For optimal coverage we recommend combining Data Aggregators with manual citations.

  • Complete freedom to push to individual or all aggregators ($60 for all four!)
  • Includes Factual ($5), Neustar Localeze ($25), Foursquare ($15), and Infogroup ($25)
  • Make unlimited aggregator updates for 12 months – for free
About Data Aggregator Submissions
Data Aggregators BrightLocal

Trusted by 1000s of top brands, agencies, and local businesses

Citation Builder pricing

Citation Builder is a pay-as-you-go service.
Hand-pick the most relevant sites. Only pay for what you need.

Manual citation submissions
from just $2 per site

Aggregator submissions
starting from just $5

Price comparison

We’re so confident about our service we’ll let you see how we stack up against the competition.

Using or considering Yext? Learn how we compare – BrightLocal vs. Yext.

Some services charge per site. Others bundle many sites together for a fixed fee.

Service
# Sites
Cost
Bulk Discount
Recurring Cost
Bespoke Research
BrightLocal
1600
$3/site
$2/site
No
Yext
84
$499/year
10-30%
$499/year
Whitespark
1800
$4/site
5%-20%
No
Synup
69
$30/month
$20/month
$20/month
Moz Local
10
$99/location
Negotiable
$99/year
AdviceLocal
35
$390/year
Negotiable
$390/year
The Hoth
30-90
$149-$549
-
n/a
See full comparison of features for all major citation management services
Aggregator Submissions
Service
Infogroup
Localeze
Factual
Foursquare
Cost
BrightLocal
$60/year
Yext
$499/year
Whitespark
$129/year
Moz Local
$199/year
Advice Local
$100/year
  

A fully scalable solution for all business types

Agencies

Customizable white-label reporting, cost-effective pricing, and reliable support makes us the expert’s choice for specialist SEO agencies worldwide.

Multi-Location Businesses

We offer a fully-managed service for enterprise businesses with 100s of locations. A competitive, per-location pricing structure delivers great results, saving $1,000s over API solutions.

Local Businesses

For time-poor local business owners, our easy-to-use tool allows you to quickly build a campaign and start boosting your local search visibility in no time.

Local SEO experts love saving time and money with Citation Builder

"BrightLocal allowed us to scale our Local SEO business without hiring the amount of workers it would take to do citations for every client."

Chris GregoryChris GregoryManaging Partner, Dagmar Marketing

"BrightLocal helps us give our clients high quality citations and business listings with fast turnaround times."

Austin LundLocal SEO Specialist, Big Leap

"What used to take the agency 10 hours manually, we can now do in 10 minutes."

Matthew Travers, Executive Vice President, Lead to ConversionMatthew TraversExecutive Vice President, Lead to Conversion

The local citation service with global reach

We help local businesses in 10 countries take control of their local citations and boost their rankings in local search.

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