As we all know in the SEO trade backlinks are an important factor in how your site is ranked – and submitting to business directories is one part of the process for building your website’s backlink profile.
Not only do most business directories provide a link to your site but they also help with citations – search engines (especially with Google) get to recognise your business, it’s location and the niche of your business.
Below is a list of UK business directories which come back as backlinks within Google. All loved and quickly indexed once submissions are live.
Plus, what’s more they’re free. So enjoy!
Remember, when submitting to these directories always search and find if your business is already listed. It saves everybody’s time.
|Local Data Search||www.localdatasearch.com|
|Biz Wiki UK||www.bizwiki.co.uk|
|UK Local Search||www.uk-local-search.co.uk|
|Business Line Directory||www.businesslinedirectory.com|
Even though many users prefer launching Run command by navigating to Start menu in Windows 7, the best way to launch Run command is by simultaneously pressing Windows and R keys. While Start menu has been dropped from Windows 8/8.1, this hotkey works under Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 versions as well.
Create Run shortcut on desktop and pin it to taskbar
You can skip to the next step if you don’t want to customize the default icon of the Run command shortcut. To customize the default icon, right-click on the Run shortcut on your desktop, click Properties, under Shortcut tab, click Change icon button, paste “%SystemRoot%\System32\imageres.dll” (without quote) in the box, press enter key, select the default Run command icon, and then click OK button.
Finally, drag and drop the newly created Run command shortcut to the Taskbar to pin the same to the taskbar. That’s it!
You probably have used or at least heard about the free version of Paragon Backup and Recovery. The good news is that the latest version of Paragon Backup and Recovery allows you create a live USB drive containing utilities to easily backup and recover data from unbootable PCs.
Create live USB containing backup and recovery tools
Finally, select your USB flash drive before clicking the Next button to begin creating live USB drive containing Paragon Backup and Recovery tools. Once your live USB is ready, you’ll see “You have successfully created the recovery media” message. That’s it!
In order to boot from live USB, your PC should support booting from USB and you need to enable the same under BIOS/UEFI. Go through our how to boot from USB and how to boot from USB drive even if your PC doesn’t support booting from USB guide for detailed instructions.