Who can benefit from ShowMeLocal.com?
Any business unless you are a pure online business, pure affiliated business (no original content, rather affiliated content), adult oriented business or an MLM type of business.
How does ShowMeLocal.com help me to promote my local business?
According to recent market research, more and more consumers are looking for local information online. We are helping businesses to get online in a community-oriented way and reach out to an extended local customer network with effective tools like coupons, promotions, blogs and job listings. Being all together helps local businesses to get exposure in the search engines and achieve higher rankings which are virtually impossible by acting alone.
We are asking for your active participation. Create coupons, promotions, upload photos, videos, and write blogs. Customers will return to your business listing more often and will be more loyal to your business. ShowMeLocal.com has all the right tools to help you be more successful online and offline. Form networks with your neighbors and business associates.
Link to your business listing on showmelocal.com from your website.
Will my listing appear on Google, Bing and other search engines?
Your business listing is optimized for search engine placement and your listing should appear on Google, Bing and other search engines. We cannot guarantee 100% success, but we are working very hard to achieve inclusion and higher ranking in search engines for our users.
How do I register my business with ShowMeLocal.com?
To register your business, please go to Business Registration and enter the required information. Read more information in the articles listed below.
How much does it cost?
You don't have to pay anything to register your business with ShowMeLocal.com unless otherwise instructed. Read more information in the articles listed below.
How can customers find my business listing?
Customers can find your business listing on via neighborhood search pages, on the business listing of businesses you are networking with, or by entering your business phone number into the search box on any page where available. Customers may also bookmark your business listing to make it easier to visit later. Finally, customers can find your business listing by doing targeted searches in major search engines like Google and Yahoo.
I cannot see my business listing.
This is most likely because your account is either not activated yet, or your business listing is "paused".
You can "activate" your business listing at
by clicking "Activate" button on the Business Dashboard located next to "Profile Status".
How can I upload pictures to my business listing?
Go to the Business Dashboard. Click on "Photos". Select an image and click upload.
I have received an invitation via email. What should I do?
Follow the instructions in the email and decide whether you want to "Accept" or "Reject" the invitation. Before making a decision, review the profile of the business that sent you the invitation.
Will my address be displayed on my business listing?
Yes. The business address will be displayed on your business listing unless you choose to hide it in the "preferences" tab located on the Business Dashboard.