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Nick Beram
Nick Beram
11:11 29 May 20
Sarah and the Webwise team have providing me with quality web services for years. They're efficient, professional and easy to work with. Highly recommended. Thanks Sarah for your ongoing more
rob remnant
rob remnant
02:46 08 May 20
Webwise’s Sarah couldn’t have been more supportive throughout the project. She was extremely responsive, always responding to my questions within 24 hours at most, and provided exceptional advice from start to finish. I couldn’t recommend her more more
Tanya Brabrook
Tanya Brabrook
07:00 05 Mar 20
We worked closely with Sarah from Webwise to build a brand new website for our toy shop. The process was made easy and Sarah always made herself available, and willing to help. We're very happy with the outcome!read more
Kim Lagos
Kim Lagos
09:36 02 Dec 19
Webwise recently assisted with some design requirements for my business. I was very happy with the level of service and the finished product. Thanksread more
08:07 20 Nov 19
I use Sydney Webwise for all my digital creative requirements and am always highly impressed by the standards.
Alyce Biggs
Alyce Biggs
16:56 16 Oct 19
I have been working with Sarah for the past 4 -5 years, I absolutely love her passion, energy and manner. She really cares about her clients and delivers great results and site performance. Sarah and her team go above and more
Jiraporn Taveeapiradeebuntip
Jiraporn Taveeapiradeebuntip
00:25 24 Sep 19
We have been looking for a web designer to take on a challenging custom build project for a long time. After being rejected by several other companies due to the complexibility of the build we were super lucky to finally have found Sarah from Webwise. Sarah was extremely good to work with as she actually listened to our needs and what we would like to achieve with our new website in regards to design and the custom personalisation part of our products. No challenge was to much for Sarah and the team and the outcome exceeded our expectation by far! The whole process was very organised and the communication could have not been any better. We can highly recommend Webwise to anyone with full confident you are in good hands. We are very thankful and looking forward to work with Webwise again in the near more
Element Building Projects
Element Building Projects
03:48 04 Sep 19
We have worked with Sarah and her team at Sydney Webwise for several years and keep coming back to them because they are simply amazing! Sarah really gets us. She is super patient, extremely responsive, really pleasant to deal with and she genuinely cares about producing a great result for us. We've worked on creating and improving numerous websites and digital and other marketing material with Sarah and her team, and we highly recommend Sydney Webwise if you are looking for someone to deliver results with a unique and personal approach. Her team will give you honest and genuine advice that aligns with effective and creative web & digital marketing strategies. Thanks Sydney Webwise!read more
Illetes Swim
Illetes Swim
03:53 30 Aug 19
Would highly recommend the Webwise team for their dedication and support whilst launching our website and online shop. Could not thank them enough for all the hard work they put in for us. They give after support too so you are not left after without assistance, very professional and committed team, Wish you all the best and hopefully work together soon again :)read more
Lee Lucas
Lee Lucas
00:07 15 Aug 19
Have worked with Sarah for almost 10 years and can not recommend her enough. Sarah has some awesome ideas and the ability to make you look elite! Her portfolio of clients shows. High class professionalism!read more
Naomi Brand
Naomi Brand
00:39 12 Mar 19
Sarah at Webwise is amazing at what she does! I would recommend her to anyone looking to create amazing websites! Her knowledge, expertise and thinking outside the box is second to more
Ben De Jonk
Ben De Jonk
08:56 24 Oct 18
I have dealt with Sarah now for all my hosting and website requirements for the last few years and she has always delivered great ideas and designed fantastic websites. I know the most difficult thing with my business is I am so busy and don’t have time to do the research. With Sarah I gave her my ideas verbally and some competitors in the area and she did the rest coming up with a great modern designed website. I would have no hesitation in recommending webwise for anyone looking for a great modern and affordable website. Keep up the good work!!read more
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FREE Australian Online Directories to list your site on

05 Feb FREE Australian Online Directories to list your site on

So now you have a website and you want to start circulating it around the web, there a many options you can take. We can put you in touch with the right people that specialise in SEO and SEM. They can create campaigns, and packages to suit your requirements. However if you have a bit of spare time up your sleeve,  you can start listing them on online directories. Free directories can provide cost-effective results in your link building strategy  


Inbound links are important for improving your search engine ranking, especially links from authoritative, high quality websites. Quality inbound links are important to any website’s rankings for searches done on Google. In an effort to reduce spamming, Google now carefully rates the ‘quality’ of any website posting a link to your site. Unless Google approves of the quality of the website, or considers it to be relevant to the content on your website, it will often fail to record a link. We have put together a group of great FREE directory websites to sign up to to with your website details. If you have an Australian based site, then of course it makes sense to submit to geo-specific directories.  Most of these are free, however some require paid subscriptions.  

First, this is a good website to start at – Google Local Business Center Here you can details about your business, a map, opening times, images etc… Submitting your website to Australian directories ( or will bring more value than .com directories if you aim at ranking in the local pages of search engines. Having links from Australian directories, your website will ’send’ clear signals that it has relevant content and that it has a certain credibility in the Australian market. As a result search engines will be more likely to list your website in the local pages.  


Top 10 Australian Business Directory Awards 2015

  Best Profile Award:   Yellow Pages

Biggest Impact on SEO:   Hotfrog

Most Improved in SEO:   Start Local

Most Active Community:   Flying Solo

Most Active Reviewers:   Yelp





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True Local  is easily the most popular modern directory With a domain authority of 76, it’s an extremely valuable web property. Truelocal has some powerful link buddies (Careerone, Realestate, mX, Whitepages, Sensis) which help it not only consistently achieve good rankings, but it gets plenty of referral traffic from partner sites with an estimated 1,493,040 visitors per month. Truelocal is the 98th most visited website in Australia. The Free listing is the free profile anyone can create and allows you to link back to your own website, create price lists and menus and promote deals on the website. They also have a range of paid packages.  



HotFrog  is a business directory with free listings option. With the highest estimated share of monthly visitors, Hotfrog enables it’s users to publish announcements which are displayed on the homepage. This creates online real estate where users compete for attention and in the process Hotfrog generates regular unique content.  


118th most visited website in Australia with a domain authority score of 85/100 and Owned by Sensis, Yellow Pages is a Globally recognised brand and considered the “founding father” of business directories but is still finding its place online . There is a restricted fee with this directory.
A great community business directory. Prices start at $7.95 a month for a community membership and $299.95 a year for business class.
The Community Membership plan has a lot of additional benefits. Your directory listing is promoted across the site, enables to follow links in your profile, mentions on their social media channels (they have 18,000 fans on Facebook) and discounted ads that run across the site.
FREE. Thats right. Free! A good Aussie website which makes it easy to add your URL.
Another site where you can add a free listing, But also paid to be featured
Post free ads (run for 90 days).
A bit time consuming to register for your free ad, however you do get a solid link back to your site.  







Prepare your business listing information.

Directory submissions involve entering the same information repeatedly so it’s best to be prepared to avoid wasting a lot of time. Gather the following information into one document:

  • 2-3 Business listing titles
  • Submission email address
  • Business contact email address
  • Business phone number
  • Social media links
  • 2-3 unique business descriptions (Typically 200 words max)
  • Square logo image (300px is best viewed on most websites)
  • 5 business related images
  • Business ABN

Having this data on hand to copy information will make the process much faster.