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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, and with no recurring fees.

Listing management made easy

Citation Builder is a pay-as-you-go service that lets you build and update listings with minimal effort and no head-scratching.
Simply pick the sites, or be guided by our recommendations, and we’ll build them for you.

Build new listings on the right sites for your business

Clean up inaccurate, messy, and out-of-date listings.

Eliminate duplicate listings that confuse customers and search engines

Widen your reach rapidly with Data Aggregator distribution.

Unbeatable value

No contracts. No recurring fees.
Just set up your campaigns, pay once, and watch the citations roll in.

*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
Data Axle
Neustar
Localeze
Foursquare
Cost
BrightLocal
$60/year
Yext
$499/year
Whitespark
$129/year
Moz Local
$199/year
Advice Local
$100/year
  

Why build citations with BrightLocal?

Speedy campaign setup

Start a citation building campaign in minutes, not hours.

Tailor-made for your business

Handpick from a selection of citations most relevant to your business.

Built to last

No expiry date on our citations means you can ‘set and forget’.

Simple citation selection

Never miss an opportunity – filter to prioritize the most powerful citations.

Powered by people

Citations built by experts with long-standing relationships with niche sites.

Five-star support

Need a helping hand? Get exceptional support every step of the way.

Ideal for agencies

Get citations sorted for every client, and in a way that scales when you need it to. Save time and money, and reserve your energy for the bigger picture stuff.

Exceptional at scale

Staring down the barrel of 100s or even 1000s of citations? Make multi-location citation building manageable with expert treatment from our dedicated enterprise team.

Contact our enterprise team

Loved by local businesses

Focus on growing your business, while we take care of the quick wins. No big budgets required, better visibility, and many hours saved.

How does it work?

Scan hundreds of citation sites in minutes.

Uncover inaccuracies and clean them up quickly.

Identify and eliminate confusing duplicate listings.

Pick out the best new sites for your business.

Sit back and let us do the work!


Don’t just take our word for it…

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Citation Builder is my favorite service. It's allowed us to scale our Local SEO business without hiring the amount of workers it would take to do citations for every client.

Chris GregoryDagmar Marketing
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I have used several different citation tools but BrightLocal is still at the top of my list, the citation building and tracking resources are perfection!

William ChanInbound Law Marketing
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Citation Builder saves our agency hours every month at a low cost. It works on all the important citation sites and the support team will fulfill all of your requests promptly.

Austin LundBig Leap