If you don’t find a listing for your business don’t worry. you can quickly request a new listing in a few short minutes. If you are computer savvy this shouldn’t take more than 15 to 20 minutes. If you’re not feeling like a tech guru, plan for about 30 minutes.
Before you get started have the following information on hand.
- Business Phone Number
- Business Website
- Business Address
- Business email address
- Hours of operation
- A feature image for your business. (find image best practices here)
- A short description to explain your business (150-200 characters)
Once you’ve collected this information here are the steps.
- login into the site, if you don’t already have a login see this article on how to register.
- Navigate to the My Account page using the link in the upper right corner of the website
- Click on the My Listings Tab
- Under the Add New Listing header select an appropriate category for your business
- Click the Submit Screen
- Leave the Select Package drop down set to default.
- In the Title field enter your business name in Proper Case. (No all CAPS please)
- In the Content Field feel free to include a short summary of your business and what you offer. This will be the main content displayed on your listing page.
- In the Excerpt field enter the the short 150-200 character description of your business. This text will be shown under your listing in the business directory
- Select a Thumbnail image, this image will be shown in the directory on your listing tile.
- on the Location on the Map section, place the map marker on your business location to help customers find your shop, store or service.
- Under Region, select the town your business is located in.
- If you have defined Working Hours, feel free to define them.
- Complete as much of the Contact Information as you can. at a minimum it is suggested to include, address, phone, and website.
- We would also suggest scanning the Amenities section and checking any features or offerings that pertain to your business.
- There are several other pieces of information that you may provide, all are not covered here. Consider them optional
Once you complete all of the information click the Submit button at the bottom of the form.
Once you submit your listing, it will be send to the website administrator for a quality and completeness check. If everything looks good it will be approved and be live.