What Are Local Citations?

A local citation is an online mention of a business. The citation can include:

  • Details like name, address, or phone number
  • Hours
  • Directions
  • Reviews
  • Photos

Local citations typically appear in:

  • Local directories
  • Websites
  • Apps
  • Social media outlets

Because local citations help establish awareness and can boost local SEO, actively managing citations is a good idea.