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Latest news and updates from the UKLBD website.


UKLBD Hits 200+ UK Business Listings Milestone

UKLBD has hit the 200+ business listing milestone, our uk business directory only went live 5 months ago and most of our traffic is organic. We are now listed in most search engines and have 1000's of indexed pages.Generally for every 1 ......

Total Business Listing Views Counter Added

We have added a new function that adds up all the business listing views to date, this is shown within the footer of our site on all pages.UKLBD Team...

Is It Worth Submitting A Local Business On UKLBD? - UK Local Business Directory

So many different opinions on if it's worth spending the time listing a local business in directoriesUKLBD (UK Local Business Directory) is aimed at people searching for businesses locally or near them within search engines, We ran tests to see ......

Why New Businesses Should Be Using Local Business Directories In 2020

If you have just started a business and have submitted your site to search engines, Listing your new site in Quality local business directories will help to increase domain authority and in return will improve your site in search engine ......

Why Local Business Directories Are Important For New Businesses In 2020

If your starting a new business you will be looking at ways to build / get a online presence, building and listing a business website in search engines will help but as websites are now ranked on many different factors, ......

UKLBD Traffic Update

With recent events as with most businesses small or large we have also seen a decline in site traffic and as our advertising funding has had to be drawn back this has also had a impact on site visitors. It's going ......

Special Offer On Featured Listing Option

For those business owners looking to gain more exposure on UKLBD we have a special offer on Featured listing type, 'Shown above free standard listings while searching & browsing' for the low price of £9.95 p/a per business listing.UKLBD Team...

Extra Submission Option Added

UKLBD gets on average 50+ new submissions a day and everyone has to be reviewed, as a result we get a backlog that simply takes longer to review the free business listing option.We have added a ‘Priority Review’ option for ......

DirectoryCritic.com For Sale On Flippa

Go back 10 years or so and DirectoryCritic was the go to resource for webmasters looking to promote a site and for directory owners to advertise.When search engines rolled out new Algorithms to stop unnatural linking practices that was seen to ......

UK Local Business Directory List

2020 uk local business directory list for uk businesses to submit a listing for free - UKLBD - UK Local Business Directoryhttps://uklbd.com/en_Get+A+Free+Business+Listing.htmlNo registration needed, Simple business listing suggest form into UK Regions, Counties & Towns within main, sub categories. Yell - Yell.comhttps://www.yell.com/free-listing/Registration ......

On 1st Page Results, Google, Bing & Yahoo!

After doing some tests with our main keyword phrases in serp’s we have noticed we are showing on 1st page results in Google, Bing & Yahoo.What Does This All Mean?All our hard work over the last 3 months in regards ......

UKLBD Latest Serp's And Other Ranking Factors Update

Every so often we check the search engines for our serp's using our top targeted keyword phrase (UK Local Business Directory) as follows -Google SearchDesktop - Page 5 / position 1Mobile - Page 4 /  position 7(Last Updated on 13/05/2020)Bing SearchDesktop ......

Next Advertisement On Related Sites Started

We have started another advertisement campaign on Quality related sites, We hope this will bring targeted UK traffic and help to further increase our sites ranking in search engines and other ranking factors.UKLBD Team...

UKLBD Promoting UK Business Listings On YouTube

We are always looking at ways to further promote our business profile pages, We have just started a YouTube channel, the link icon is in the header and footer of all our pages.UKLBD Team...

Another Google Ads Campaign Started

We have started another google ads campaign to again help get targeted traffic to our UK Local Directory for both visitors looking for Services or Products offered by UK businesses listed within our database and for UK Businesses looking to promote.The campaign ......

Not Sure How To Submit A UK Business Listing?

Watch our Youtube video clip on how to suggest a new UK Business Listing on UKLBD - Here.UKLBD Team...

UKLBD Hit 100 New Business Listings Goal

UKLBD has hit a goal of 100 new business listings added within the last couple of months, We would like to thank all new business owners for taking the time to suggest and we hope our uk local business directory ......

UKLBD Opens New Sister Site For Webmasters

Our site is aimed at UK Businesses but we get a large amount of submissions from all around the world so we have setup a General Web Directory 'Search The Web'.Webmasters can submit a website from any location for free ......

UKLBD has Google site links!

After doing a search today we noticed UKLBD has google site links! Our UK Business Directory is only just over 2 months old.See Our Google SitelinksUKLBD Team...

New Advertising Campaign

We have started another advertising campaign, this time we have concentrated our efforts on adverts within popular business related sites.We hope this will bring targeted traffic to our site and in return hopefully more visitors to businesses listed in our ......

Promotion Deal Until The End Of April 2020

We have a great deal for business / site owners that want to further promote online, Featured business listings have been reduced from £49.95 p/a To £19.95 p/a until the end of April 2020.Place a new listing using the 'Promote ......

UKLBD Alxea Traffic Update

We have just noticed a update in our global traffic rank, Now at - 2,314,848 with an average time per visitor on our site at 2 mins and 40 seconds as of 14/04/2020Our directory only went live in Feb this ......

Submit A Free Local UK Business Listing

If your looking to to promote your local uk business with a free business listing look no further! UKLBD offers a free listing option - Add A Free Business Listing.UKLBD Team...

Free Business Listing UK

UKLBD offer a free business listing for UK local Businesses to help further build online presence to promote businesses to connect with more clients searching or browsing the internet for business services offered.Get Your UK Free Business Listing TodayUKLBD Team...

Free UK Local Business Directory

It is free to suggest a local uk business for review into the UK Local Business Directory. Visit - Get a Free Business Listing to get started, once done we will review your listing.UKLBD Team...

Show / Call Button Added To Listing Search Results

We have added a 'Show / Call' button to search results that hides contact no's until the button is clicked on.UKLBD Team...

A-Z Business Categories List Added

We have added a A-Z business category list that can be viewed by clicking on main letters, we hope this will help visitors and business owners looking to suggest a local uk business find categories.A-Z Business CategoriesUKLBD Team...

UKLBD Alexa Global Traffic Update

UKLBD has gone from 3,964,054 to 2,778,721 in the last 2 weeks viewing Alexa.com and average time on site is 2 mins & 20 seconds per visit.Considering our site only went live in Feb this year we feel this is ......

Lower Level Categories Added To Sub Categories

We have started to add lower level categories (300+) to the sub categories, this is to help further refine browsing or searching for business services listed.UKLBD Team...

Improved Homepage Layout On Lists

We have improved the 'Popular Counties' and 'Popular Searches' lists to be more pleasing to the eye and when viewing on mobile devices (Responsive).UKLBD Team ...

Browse or Search Business Categories Function Added

We have just added a function that allows visitors and or business owners to browse or search business listing categories to make it a little bit easier to find what they are looking for - Business CategoriesUKLBD Team...

Google Ads Campaign Started

We have just started our next Google Ads Campaign with some adjustments to help bring more site visitors looking for services in the UK.UKLBD Team...

Experimental Auto Suggest Feature Added

We have added a experimental auto suggest feature, when visitors start searching a drop-down list of suggested business related search terms appear, it may need some tweaking but we hope this feature will be beneficial to visitors searching for business services ......

New Review Added - Wow Space Creative Exhibitions

New review added for Wow Space Creative Exhibitions in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, For more information view the business listing detail review page - https://uklbd.com/reviews-wow-space-creative-exhibitions-22.htmlUKLBD Team...

Show / Call Button Added To Listing Detail Page

We have added a new feature to the business listing profile detail page 'Show / Call' button, this feature hides contact numbers until clicked on.UKLBD Team...

Google Indexed Pages Update

We now have 342 pages indexed by Google (checked on 05/03/2020) - To view results, enter this into Google search - site:https://uklbd.com/As many other search engines are powered or enhanced by Google search (Bing &Yahoo) once they have also started to ......

Site Visitors Update

UKLBD is 5 weeks old and our Alexa global rank is now at # 3,088,789 - We have noticed a steady rise in unique visitors and more so in page views with the average time spent on our site at 2 ......

Instagram Added To Submission Form

As requested we have added 'Instagram' to the business submission form, business owners will need to modify listing to add.UKLBD Team...

Alexa Global Traffic Rank Update

UKLBD has been online for just over a month and our alexa global traffic rank is already at - 3,964,054View More Site Info About UKLBD - Here.UKLBD Team...

New Forum Section Added

We have just added a section in the Business Forums for - Youtube.Please visit - https://uklbd.com/business-forum/forums/youtube.38/UKLBD Team...

New Listing Field Added

As a request in the Business Forum section we have just added a 'YouTube' listing field to business profile pages, this needs to be the full URL path to the channel, so the best way is to visit your business ......

Get FREE exposure on UKLBD!

UK business owners can suggest their business for FREE plus once approved can get even more FREE exposure on UKLBD by getting their business reviewed by customers that have used services offered by visiting the listing detail page.Get a FREE ......

Social Media Links Improvement

We have just edited the way added social media links we’re displayed, they are now clickable and do not go out the page when viewing on a mobile device.UKLBD Team...

Online For 3 Weeks - Update

Over the last 3 weeks since going Live we have been busy Advertising our site via Google Ads, other related sites, making changes to improve Seo and for function & design.Most of our traffic is from people searching and a ......

Improved Footer Section

Our footer links were all a little jumbled up and it was difficult to view the information so we have just separated links into sections, we hope this will be better for site visitors.UKLBD Team...

Better Location Search Added

Our support tec team have edited the search location select function to now include Counties, this will improve searching for businesses locally.UKLBD Team...

New Live Unique Visitor Stats Counter

We have just placed a live Unique Visitor stats counter within the footer section of our site, this has a 5min time for visitors online now and a total of unique visitors recorded today (resets every 24hrs). Does not include any ......

UKLBD Site Traffic Update

Our daily unique visitors / page views are on the rise, this is due to our site is getting indexed by other search engines, our use of Social media and Advertising.We hope this will generate new sales for uk businesses listed ......

Our New Business Forum!

We have started a new business forum, if you would like to view or take part in the forums you need to register as a member at - https://uklbd.com/business-forum/. It is a slight work-in-progress for design & layout!UKLBD Team...

Home Page Layout Update

We have just made some final adjustments of the home page in regards to layout & design to be more pleasing to the eye.UKLBD Team...

Social Networks Added To Listing Form

Business owners can now also add 'Facebook & Twitter' URL pages to listing profile pages.UKLBD Team...

Member Submission Issue Fixed

It came to our attention that when trying to submit a new business listing for review when logged in as a Member the 'Category & Location' drop-down menu was not working. This has now been corrected. We have also changed ......

New Twitter Page

We have setup a new Twitter page for further promoting approved business listings on the UKLBD website.Information shared will be the following - Business Name, Business Logo, Business Type, General Area & Listing URL.UKLBD Team...

New Webmaster Resources Added

Not only do we want local business owners to benefit from using our advertising options to promote businesses on our site we have started to build a list of online resources to help business owners in regards to improving business ......

New Listing Settings Added

We have just added new options within the listing detail profile pages when submitting. Business owners have the option if listing a business website (url) can now choose between 'Nofollow' and 'Dofollow' link attribute setting.UKLBD Team...

Cookie Policy Update

We have just updated our cookie policy, for more information please visit - Cookie Policy.UKLBD Team...

Did You Know?

If you have used a business service listed within UKLBD you can rate and review, share a business listing on social networks like 'Facebook & Twitter', Visit the business listing profile page for more information.UKLBD Team...

Visitor Stats On UKLBD

We have just added a page for our site visitors, this is displayed by Month / Daily unique visitors and daily page views. This information gets updated each day - View Stats.UKLBD Team...

Promoting UKLBD

We have started to promote UKLBD on related popular sites. This will hopefully being targeted traffic to our site for both visitors looking for services and business owners looking to promote businesses.UKLBD Team...

Pages Crawled By Google

Just checking Google we now have over 150 pages listed. This is a combination of our main site pages and location, category & business detail profile pages. As a result we are seeing a dally rise in site visitorsUKLBD Team...

Showing In Bing & Yahoo Search

UKLBD is now showing up in bing and yahoo search results. We have submitted sitemaps that get updated as new local businesses are added including updating location & category pages. Over time as our site gets crawled we hope to ......

Polite Reminder On Business Location

The UKLBD site is aimed at audiences in and around the United Kingdom. We are seeing some business listing submissions from outside our allowed areas, submissions from other Countries will not be approved (sorry).UKLBD Team...

Google Ads Campaign Update

We are seeing around 90% on the visitor side viewing local businesses within our directory and 10% on business submissions.UKLBD Team...

Encourage Customers To Review Your Business

Approved business listings have a option within the listing detail page to let customers submit reviews. We would highly recommend trying to encourage clients to visit our site and submit a review.This then in return gives approved business listings more exposure ......

Business Listing Content During Submission

We have noticed that some business owners are not filling out some of the data. Just a reminder that our system uses some of this information in MetaData (Title & Description) that is very important for better search engine placement.We ......

Home Page Layout & Content

We are changing our home page content and layout to display recent content, we have noticed the new business listings widget is not re-directing correctly and are currently working on a fix.UpdateThis has now been fixed and is working fine.UKLBD ......

Promote A UK Small Business For Free

Looking to promote your small uk business? Look no further! The UK Local Business Directory offers featured business listing types to help business owners gain a online presence within search engine results and visitors searching or browsing our site.For more ......

Google Ads Campaign

We have started a Google Ads campaign for both visitors looking for uk local businesses and for local business owners to add a business.This has started to bring targeted traffic to our site viewing business listings within.UKLBD Team...

Advertise A UK Local Business For Free

If your a uk business owner and are looking at ways to further promote your business online, UKLBD (UK Local Business Directory) offers a free standard business listing option.No need to register, simply view ‘Get A Free Business Listing’, Approved ......

Get Your New Local UK Business Noticed

If you have just started a new local uk business and are finding it difficult to get noticed then our local business directory can help to increase your online presence.Business owners can submit business information that will in return build ......

28/01/2020 - Just Gone Live!

The UKLBD website has just gone live. We will continue to get our UK Local Business Directory listed within top search engines and carry on working on our location and category pages so that they rank well in search engine ......

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