yahoo featured listings screen shotAdvertising your small business on search engines has always been much more complicated then placing an ad in your local yellow pages. Yahoo however is hoping to change that with their recently announced product called Local Featured Listings.

A Featured Listing is a top-of-page listing that is available at a flat, monthly rate starting at $29.95/month, depending on the business category and location. (A bottom-of-page listing is also available at a discount.) These limited advertising slots are available on a first come, first serve basis.

Here’s an example of what the listings look like. Notice the highlighted positions at the top and bottom of the page?

This is an easy, affordable way to attract customers whenever they are searching for businesses like yours in your area.

Note: Yahoo Local is currently available in the US only.