Do you want to get more customers and generate more revenue for your business? If so, then you should start looking at different options for advertising online. While there are many types of advertising methods available on the Internet, submitting your website to a local business directory is one of the most efficient ways of marketing. Directories for local business will allow you to add all sorts of information about your company, such as contact details and what products or services you offer.


Local Business Directories


Why Should Your Business Submit to a Local Business Directory?


Local business directories help increase your customer reach. When people search for businesses in the Greater Baltimore area like yours, they will see your listing and contact you quickly. By submitting your listing to an online business directory, you’ll begin to see:


  • Higher online visibility and exposure
  • Increased customer leads
  • More sales


Submitting a listing to an online business directory is generally quick and easy. You fill out some information about your company, pay any initiation fees, and your business will be listed in no time.


Local Business Directories Will Help Your Local Search Results


When you submit your website to an online business directory, it will improve your site’s overall search engine optimization (SEO). Google and other search engines heavily rely on these directories as a source for identifying credible local businesses in Greater Baltimore. Therefore, getting listed on one or more online business directories will increase customers’ likelihood of finding you online.


For instance, let’s say you own an Italian restaurant in Pikesville. If your website is well-optimized for Italian-themed cuisines, submitting to a local business directory will only enhance your credibility.


Becoming a Member of The Greater Baltimore Chamber of Commerce


Yes, having your website listed on an online business directory is great. However, The Greater Baltimore Chamber of Commerce is more than just a way to increase visibility. When your business gets accepted, there are additional membership benefits, including:


  • Meeting local professionals at monthly networking events
  • Becoming an advocate for local business legislation
  • Getting referrals through networking or general inquiries the Chamber receives
  • Receiving a FREE Federation membership to the Maryland Chamber of Commerce if your business has less than 10 employees


Proudly serving Pikesville, Owings Mills, Reisterstown, and Northwest Baltimore, the Greater Baltimore Chamber of Commerce is ready to help increase your business’s online visibility and overall credibility.


For questions regarding the GBCC membership application process or additional benefits to having your website listed on our local business directory, call 410-484-2337.