Leadtail Announces the Best Local Directories for Online Advertising

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  • San Francisco, CA (1888PressRelease) January 07, 2010 - Leadtail, the world's first online advertising search engine, announced its choices for the Best Local Directories for Online Advertising. This list of the 33 best local search engines and directories was compiled by Leadtail's editorial team and represents some of the best services to help business owners promote their local business, products, and services. The directories were selected based on criteria that included careful editorial review, the number of monthly US visitors (as estimated by Quantcast), and Google page rank.

    "In keeping with our mission to make online advertising easier for all types of marketers, we are launching a regular series of "Best of" lists to help marketers not only find out where to advertise online but also where to go for other related services," says Leadtail co-founder Carter Hostelley. "Local search engines and online directories are a must for local business owners that understand that marketing on the Internet is critical to their success and survival. These local directories represent an important service to help business owners and entrepreneurs reach their local audience of valuable prospects. During the selection process, we not only researched and checked rankings and traffic figures but also used a number of these services ourselves."

    Top choices include local online directories such as, which has over 17 million monthly visitors, Yelp with almost 7 million visitors, with 6.3 million visitors, and, with over 4 million monthly visitors. Local search engines such as Google Local and Yahoo Local are also a must as consumers continue to use leading search engines to find local businesses to frequent. The complete list of local online directories can be found on Leadtail's blog, "Best Online Advertising Stuff" ( The blog will regularly introduce new "best of" lists for online marketers, business owners, and entrepreneurs. Future categories to be announced include online press release services, blog directories, email service providers, search marketing vendors, and other marketing services vendors and advertising opportunities.

    About Leadtail
    Leadtail, the first online advertising search engine, was officially launched in May of 2009 by a community of professional marketers. Marketers, media buyers, business owners, and entrepreneurs are now using Leadtail to succeed with their online marketing and advertising efforts. Based in Burlingame, CA, Leadtail is committed to making online advertising easier for everyone.

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