Google, Yahoo, and Bing all have local services to help consumers
find the regional xyz store, organization, etc. These results
frequently show up first in SERP’s so register an information
rich profile at each service, and dominate.
Yellow page listings are as plentiful as those infamous yellow
Linked in is a social network for business networking and Linkedin
profiles also frequently shows up in regional search results.
Merchant Circle is a directory of local businesses, and their
profiles are quickly indexed, and often rank quite well.
Servicemagic.com is a paid directory of service industry professionals.
While it does cost money they can get you ranked well in local
Yelp.com is a local business directory that allows local people
to review area businesses. These pages do very well in regional
Superpages.com is another yellowpages type services that ranks
well particularly in Bing and Yahoo.
Kudzu.com is a directory for businesses that specializes in regional
search their basic profile is free.
Citysearch is a city by city overview of businesses, events, etc.
Does cost money but great SEO results.
Local.com is a small business directory that ranks well in SERP’s.
localtype.com has an extensive listing of local