It’s important to list your business in local business directories as many directories are popular in specific regions and users use these business directories to find local merchants with the intent of buying offline or online.
Listing Business in Local Business Directories is important as Google starts showing reviews in Google Searches and Google Places.
Lets take and example of Dentist in Los Angeles, Check below screen shot:
In above screen shot you can check positive review posted over local business directories starts coming in search engines, some popular business directories coming in above screen shot are as follows:
1. City Search
2. Insider Pages
5. Judys Book
6. Demand Force