How to create a Yahoo Local Citation for Local SEO


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I submitted a local business citation to Yahoo a few weeks ago. Today I wanted to check the status and it wasn’t completely obvious to me what the procedure was so I thought it would be worth it to post a quick how-to guide once I figured it out.

First, visit

Yahoo tries hard to market their Yahoo Localworks citation submission service. So much so that their “Free scan” doesn’t have an option to submit exclusively to Yahoo.

Instead, you need to scroll down to the middle of the page until you see “Try Local Basic Listing for free”:

Yahoo Local Basic Listing

Click “Sign up” and submit your business info in the pop-up to get the option to submit only to Yahoo on the subsequent page:

list my business on Yahoo

After submission, Yahoo needs to verify your business NAP info. I will update this post once I’m able to complete verification.

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