There is no denying that online reviews have become an important part of your marketing plan. To stay ahead of your competitors you need to have a solid marketing plan that helps you build a strong online presence and also generate sales. This has now become possible by listing your business on location-specific directories.

Location-specific directories help your business rank high on search results that bring more of traffic to your website. Citysearch is one such local directory that helps you grow your online presence by supporting your business in terms of SEO.

What is Citysearch?

Citysearch is a popular online guide that provides information about local businesses catering to various categories such as dining, retail, entertainment, etc. Through Citysearch, users can easily source information, get driving direction and read reviews written by other users. The website acts as a local guide helping people with tons of user reviews and recommendations while also being beneficial for business owners in terms of targeting audience belonging to a specific location.

How to Add a Listing on Citysearch?

Adding a local listing on is free and can be done easily by following the steps mentioned below.

To list your business on, you will have to first make an account on Express Update. Citysearch is run by CityGrid which pulls data from ExpressUpdate. So it is essential for you to have an account on Expressupdate.

Step 1:

Search for your business:

Visit and look for your business depending on the location you want to claim.

Step 2:

Claim your business

Once you have found the name of your business, further claim it. Click on claim now and proceed ahead.

If you can’t find your business, then click on add a business.

To add a business, you will need to add the name of your business, phone number and category of the business.

Step 3:

Verify the claim:

Click on ‘Yes, Call me Now’.  You will then receive a call that will provide you with a passcode that you need to enter. Citysearch will call you on the registered number that is entered in the listing.

Your business will then appear on within 30-60 days from the date of its verification.

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