What The Heck Are Citations and Why Are They So Important?

If you find yourself doing a lot of research about how to make your business able to be found easier online you’ve probably a lot about “citations”.

Now, I’m sure you’re wondering, “well, what does that mean?”

To say it simply, your citations are your different online records almost like your own online phone books.

Different citations would be like Yellowpages, Superpages, BBB, Yelp, etc.

Anywhere that allows you to insert your business name, address, and contact information.

Simple enough right?

So how do we best use them?

Well, imagine you have a room of mirrors and you want to make a circle out of them so when you look at one mirror it simultaneously points to the next and so on and so forth.

Your online listings (citations) are your mirrors.

So how do we make sure your mirrors are pointing to each other to make that perfect circle?

We confirm that all of the information on those pages above are correct.

Which would be the same as adjusting your mirrors to ensure they all point in the right direction.

Editing contact & business information = adjusting mirrors for a perfect circle.

Did this make sense? We sure hope so.

If you want to do a quick check on how you are doing with the citations for your business, go ahead a request a no-charge Online Visibility Report right here on our website.

You should probably do it today because almost every business that has requested one of these from us is shocked at what a low citation score that they have. In most cases, the score is 20% or lower….much lower.

The super cool thing is that we can help! The businesses that work with us typically have a score of 90% or higher within just a few months.