Linda Buquet

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Joost de Valk AKA Yoast, discovered that the list of Schema LocalBusiness types has been greatly expanded. I looked at it not that long ago and all these categories & sub-cats were not there.

<ul> <li><a href="http://schema.org/AnimalShelter">AnimalShelter</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/AutomotiveBusiness">AutomotiveBusiness</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/ChildCare">ChildCare</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/DryCleaningOrLaundry">DryCleaningOrLaundry</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/EmergencyService">EmergencyService</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/EmploymentAgency">EmploymentAgency</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/EntertainmentBusiness">EntertainmentBusiness</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/FinancialService">FinancialService</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/FoodEstablishment">FoodEstablishment</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/GovernmentOffice">GovernmentOffice</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/HealthAndBeautyBusiness">HealthAndBeautyBusiness</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/HomeAndConstructionBusiness">HomeAndConstructionBusiness</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/InternetCafe">InternetCafe</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/Library">Library</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/LodgingBusiness">LodgingBusiness</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/MedicalOrganization">MedicalOrganization</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/ProfessionalService">ProfessionalService</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/RadioStation">RadioStation</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/RealEstateAgent">RealEstateAgent</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/RecyclingCenter">RecyclingCenter</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/SelfStorage">SelfStorage</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/ShoppingCenter">ShoppingCenter</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/SportsActivityLocation">SportsActivityLocation</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/Store">Store</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/TelevisionStation">TelevisionStation</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/TouristInformationCenter">TouristInformationCenter</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/TravelAgency">TravelAgency</a></li></ul>

Click any of the links you are interested in to see the sub-categories.
If you click store link above for instance, on bottom of page there is a big list of store types.

Example HomeAndConstructionBusiness breaks out into:

<ul>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/Electrician">Electrician</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/GeneralContractor">GeneralContractor</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/HVACBusiness">HVACBusiness</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/HousePainter">HousePainter</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/Locksmith">Locksmith</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/MovingCompany">MovingCompany</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/Plumber">Plumber</a></li>
<li><a href="http://schema.org/RoofingContractor">RoofingContractor</a></li>
</ul>
Here is Joost's list which is great because it shows all the sub-cats all broken out for each primary cat. New LocalBusiness types – Schema.org news

Thanks Joost for the head's up!

Here is a direct link to the Schema LocalBusiness Page
 

Phil Rozek

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That's great news. Now if the powers-that-be can only figure out a way for the "little guy" to adopt Schema widely (without having to hire one of us local-search-obsessives)...

Thanks for passing that along, Linda!
 

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