Top 25 Online Business Directories

Getting Listed with the Top 25 Online Business Directories

With so many online business directories out there offering profiles and lead-generating subscriptions, it can be confusing, and frustrating, to decipher which online directories are necessary and helpful, and which ones are a waste of effort. Most companies are current with their Facebook Business Page, and maybe even have a Twitter and Instagram account started. But is that enough?

Did you know there are likely dozens of online directories with your information you don’t even know about? It’s true. Any online business directory can gather what they assume is accurate information and post it for the world to find. Unfortunately, they are often wrong with their guesswork, leading to incorrect information being blasted across the internet about your business. It’s important to know where your information is populating and that the right content is being provided.

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Now’s the Time to Start a Blog

Blogging is one of the easiest ways to improve your marketing efforts. Your website ranks higher on Google, you have more content to promote on social media, and your potential customers get a better understanding of your business. It may seem intimidating at first, but once you make a plan and get the ball rolling, it just gets easier, and can even become fun!

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2019 Best of Anoka Awards - Website Designer


VantagePoint Marketing, LLC Receives 2019 Best of Anoka Award

Anoka Award Program Honors the Achievement

ANOKA August 28, 2019

VantagePoint Marketing, LLC has been selected for the 2019 Best of Anoka Award in the Website Designer category by the Anoka Award Program.

Each year, the Anoka Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Anoka area a great place to live, work and play.

Various sources of information were gathered and analyzed to choose the winners in each category. The 2019 Anoka Award Program focuses on quality, not quantity. Winners are determined based on the information gathered both internally by the Anoka Award Program and data provided by third parties.

About Anoka Award Program

The Anoka Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the Anoka area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.

The Anoka Award Program was established to recognize the best of local businesses in our community. Our organization works exclusively with local business owners, trade groups, professional associations and other business advertising and marketing groups. Our mission is to recognize the small business community’s contributions to the U.S. economy.

SOURCE: Anoka Award Program

Anoka Award Program



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