8 Steps to a Bing Map and Directory Listing
In contrast, there are directories such as Google and Bing, the search engine giants that help us find “Italian restaurants near me” and “Lennox furnace service” and “post office”. These are free listing opportunities for your business. “We see clients getting about 10% of their organic (free) website traffic and 15% of their paid search traffic through Bing,” said Phillip Barnhart, director of client marketing services for Nehmedia in Austin, TX. “The organic traffic is anchored by the Bing Places entry.”
In this article I am going to walk you through the registration process for Bing Places, which will put you on the Bing map and in their directory listing.
1. Open your internet browser and go to www.bingplaces.com. If you have a Microsoft account, use it to sign in. If you don’t have a Microsoft account, sign up for one. You’ll need it to use Bing Places for Business. Once you have logged in, click the “Get Started” button.