Frequently Asked Questions
Can someone who doesn’t use Yahoo for web hosting use Yahoo Localworks?
Yes, this service is available to any business—even those without a website.
In which directories will my business be listed?
List of directories currently included in Yahoo Localworks can be viewed by performing a free scan of your business listing. Additionally, current Yahoo Localworks customers can see all included directories within their Localworks control panel.
How long does it take to publish my listings?
Timelines vary, but many sites will be updated within a few hours.
Can I make changes or add timely offers?
Yes. The ability to quickly update or change your listing means that you can include coupons or other time-sensitive special offers.
What if I have an event at my store; can I include that in listings for just 30 days?
Yes. Special events are a great addition to your listing. With many sites publishing updates within a few hours, you can quickly create notices for your special events.
What kind of tracking data can I expect?
Impressions, clicks, and views are available to help determine what is working best to help drive marketing and sales goals. You can see the results by separate listings or in aggregate.
Will I have to go to multiple places to track the performance of multiple listings?
You can track performance with comprehensive analytics from one convenient location.
What happens to my directory listings if I cancel Yahoo Localworks?
Cancellation of Yahoo Localworks will result in the removal of all new directory listings and listings updates created when you purchased Yahoo Localworks. If you previously had a basic listing on any of the target directories, your listing should revert to the original basic listing.