Top Citation Sites for Service-area Businesses

Top Citation Sites for Service-area Businesses

Working with local businesses already requires a great deal of very specific local SEO skills, but when it comes to service-area businesses (i.e. businesses that work in a service area and visit you at your home rather than working from a physical location) things get even more specific.

Service-area businesses, such as locksmiths, exterminators, plumbers, and the like, have very different local marketing requirements from other local businesses. In many cases, they’ll want to refrain from displaying their addresses, and instead, they’ll need to specify the service areas they can cover.

Unfortunately, not all citation sites have that flexibility, which can make it harder to build citations for Service Area Businesses, which is often where a local citation service proves its worth.

We’ve taken the hard work out of this for you and put together the ultimate lists of citation sites that you can hide your address and/or specify a service area on. If you’re working with service-area Businesses in the USA, the UK, Canada, or Australia, we’ve got you covered.

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Top Citation Sites for Service-area Businesses in the USA

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Citation SiteDomain AuthorityHide Address?Set Service Area?
google.com100Yes ( click "Clear address")Yes
facebook.com96Yes (can tick box)No
bing.com93Yes (can tick box)Yes
yelp.com93Yes (can skip step)Yes
houzz.com90Yes (can tick box)Yes
yellowpages.com86YesYes
manta.com80Yes (can tick box)No
angi.com76NoYes
nextdoor.com76Yes (can tick box)No
justlanded.com76Yes (can skip step)No
merchantcircle.com75NoYes
elocal.com64Yes (can tick box)No
insidenova.com63Yes (can skip step)No
storeboard.com60Yes (can tick box)No
lacartes.com60Yes No
brownbook.net59Yes (can skip step)Yes
chamberofcommerce.com59YesNo
spoke.com59Yes (can skip step)No
hotfrog.com57Yes (can tick box)No
ezlocal.com55Yes (can skip step)Yes
botw.org55Yes (can tick box)No
cybo.com54Yes (can tick box)No
ebusinesspages.com54YesNo
showmelocal.com51Yes (can tick box)No
callupcontact.com51Yes (can skip step)No
yellow.place51Yes (can skip step)No
bubblelife.com50YesYes
salespider.com50YesNo
cityof.com48Yes (can skip step)Yes
citysquares.com48Yes (can tick box)No
n49.com48Yes (can tick box)No
parkbench.com48Yes (can tick box)No
agreatertown.com48Yes (can skip step)No
us.enrollbusiness.com48Yes (can skip step)No
2findlocal.com47Yes (can skip step)No
askmap.net46YesNo
cylex.us.com45Yes (can tick box)Yes
place123.net45Yes (can skip step)No
find-us-here.com44Yes (can skip step)No
whodoyou.com44Yes (can skip step)No
globalcatalog.com43Yes (can skip step)No
fonolive.com43YesNo
opendi.us43YesNo
myhuckleberry.com42YesNo
fyple.com41Yes (can skip step)No
wherezit.com40Yes (can skip step)No
smartguy.com39Yes (can skip step)No
teleadreson.com39Yes (can skip step)No
bizhwy.com38Yes (can skip step)No
travelful.net37Yes (can skip step)No
cataloxy.us36Yes (can skip step)No
bizidex.com34Yes (can skip step)No
find-open.com32Yes (can tick box)Yes
getfreelisting.com32YesNo
searchonamerica.com27Yes (can skip step)No
intengine.com23Yes (can skip step)No
linkbyme.com22Yes (can skip step)Yes

Top Citation Sites for Service-area Businesses in the UK

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Citation SiteDomain AuthorityHide Address?Set Service Area?
facebook.com96Yes (can tick box)Yes
bing.com93Yes (can tick box)Yes
google.co.uk91Yes ( click "Clear address")Yes
justlanded.com76Yes (can skip step)No
yell.com72Yes (can skip step)No
yelp.co.uk71Yes (can skip step)Yes
botw.org.uk69Yes (can tick box)No
gb.kompass.com66Yes (can skip step)No
192.centralindex.com63Yes (can skip step)No
houzz.co.uk61Yes (can tick box)Yes
lacartes.com60YesNo
storeboard.com60Yes (can tick box)No
brownbook.net59Yes (can skip step)Yes
spoke.com59Yes (can skip step)No
cylex-uk.co.uk57Yes (can tick box)Yes
cybo.com54Yes (can tick box)No
nextdoor.co.uk51Yes (can tick box)Yes
uk.showmelocal.com51Yes (can tick box)No
callupcontact.com51Yes (can skip step)No
yellow.place51Yes (can skip step)No
parkbench.com48Yes (can tick box)No
gb.enrollbusiness.com48Yes (can skip step)No
2findlocal.com47Yes (can skip step)No
n49.com47Yes (can tick box)No
hotfrog.co.uk47Yes (can skip step)No
askmap.net46YesNo
place123.net45Yes (can skip step)No
whodoyou.com44Yes (can skip step)No
find-us-here.com44Yes (can skip step)No
globalcatalog.com43Yes (can skip step)No
fonolive.com43YesNo
misterwhat.co.uk42Yes (can skip step)No
smartguy.com39Yes (can skip step)No
teleadreson.com39Yes (can skip step)No
travelful.net37Yes (can skip step)No
fyple.co.uk36Yes (can skip step)No
bizidex.com34Yes (can skip step)No
uk.ypgo.net34Yes (can skip step)No
find-open.co.uk29Yes (can tick box)Yes
bizify.co.uk28Yes (can skip step)No
opendi.co.uk28YesNo
inuklocal.co.uk27YesNo
intengine.com23Yes (can skip step)No

Top Citation Sites for Service-area Businesses in Canada

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Citation SiteDomain AuthorityHide Address?Set Service Area?
facebook.com96Yes (can tick box)Yes
websites.ca78Yes (can skip step)No
ca.nextdoor.com76Yes (can tick box)No
justlanded.com76Yes (can skip step)No
yelp.ca75Yes (can skip step)Yes
google.ca64Yes ( click "Clear address")Yes
lacartes.com60YesNo
storeboard.com60Yes (can tick box)No
brownbook.net59Yes (can skip step)Yes
spoke.com59Yes (can skip step)No
cybo.com54Yes (can tick box)No
ca.showmelocal.com51Yes (can tick box)No
callupcontact.com51Yes (can skip step)No
yellow.place51Yes (can skip step)No
bing.com50Yes (can tick box)Yes
ca.enrollbusiness.com48Yes (can skip step)No
parkbench.com48Yes (can tick box)No
2findlocal.com47Yes (can skip step)No
n49.com47Yes (can tick box)No
askmap.net46YesNo
place123.net45Yes (can skip step)No
find-us-here.com44Yes (can skip step)No
whodoyou.com44Yes (can skip step)No
fonolive.com43YesNo
globalcatalog.com43Yes (can skip step)No
hotfrog.ca40Yes (can skip step)No
ourbis.ca40Yes (can skip step)No
profilecanada.com39YesNo
smartguy.com39Yes (can skip step)No
teleadreson.com39Yes (can skip step)No
travelful.net37Yes (can skip step)No
canadianbusinessdirectory.ca36Yes (can skip step)No
bizidex.com34Yes (can skip step)No
cylex-canada.ca31Yes (can tick box)Yes
ca.misterwhat.com30Yes (can skip step)No
nexdu.com30YesNo
fyple.ca29Yes (can skip step)No
canadianplanet.net27YesNo
cdnpages.ca24Yes (can skip step)No
opendi.ca22YesNo

Top Citation Sites for Service-area Businesses in Australia

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Citation SiteDomain AuthorityHide Address?Set Service Area?
facebook.com96Yes (can tick box)Yes
bing.com93Yes (can tick box)Yes
google.com.au91Yes ( click "Clear address")Yes
truelocal.com.au82Yes (can tick box)No
au.nextdoor.com76Yes (can skip step)No
justlanded.com76Yes (can skip step)No
lacartes.com60YesNo
storeboard.com60Yes (can tick box)No
brownbook.net59Yes (can skip step)Yes
spoke.com59Yes (can skip step)No
cybo.com54Yes (can skip step)No
yelp.com.au54Yes (can skip step)Yes
au.showmelocal.com51Yes (can tick box)No
callupcontact.com51Yes (can skip step)No
yellow.place51Yes (can skip step)No
hotfrog.com.au50Yes (can skip step)No
au.enrollbusiness.com48Yes (can skip step)No
parkbench.com48Yes (can tick box)No
2findlocal.com47Yes (can skip step)No
askmap.net46YesNo
businesslistings.net.au45Yes (can skip step)No
place123.net45Yes (can skip step)No
find-us-here.com44Yes (can skip step)No
whodoyou.com44Yes (can skip step)No
fonolive.com43YesNo
globalcatalog.com43Yes (can skip step)No
wordofmouth.com.au40Yes (can skip step)No
smartguy.com39Yes (can skip step)No
teleadreson.com39Yes (can skip step)No
travelful.net38Yes (can skip step)No
bizidex.com34Yes (can skip step)No
aussieweb.com.au31Yes (can tick box)No
misterwhat-au.com31Yes (can skip step)No
businesslistingnow.com29YesNo
localbusinessguide.com.au29Yes (can tick box)Yes
australianplanet.com28YesNo
fyple.biz27Yes (can skip step)No
superpages.com.au26Yes (can tick box)No
intengine.com23Yes (can skip step)No
localitylist.com.au22YesNo
cylex-australia.com21Yes (can tick box)Yes

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Rada Daktina
About the author
Rada works tirelessly to manage BrightLocal's Citation Builder product. She oversees the processes and queries related to the campaigns, works closely with the Research team on the continuous upkeep of our citations database, and with our Product team on the improvements and fixes to the Citation Builder tool itself.