Getting citations from a site with a high domain authority and high traffic can help improve your ranking in local search. Going for quality links over quantity is the key here. General business directories. Industry, niche or sector-specific directories (Trip Advisor). Local newspaper and press websites automatedoutlet.com Local themed blogs – For example, LeftLion is great for local nightlife venues like bars, pubs, clubs and restaurants. Social media websites like Twitter, FourSquare, Facebook and YouTube. To find local citation opportunities, I would start by noting down the main general ones that come to mind when you think of local business directories.