What is "My business network"?
Your Business Network is a powerful tool to utilize cross promotions, be affiliated with reputable businesses and reach out to a broader customer audience. You can form your business network with neighborhood businesses and/ or businesses you affiliate with offline. For example, a real estate company could include builders, mortgage agents, movers, and suppliers in their network.
Why should I invite to join my business network?
You should invite businesses to join your network so that you can reach an extended customer network. Your business information appears on your network associated profiles, as well as coupons, specials, blogs and job postings.
Who should I invite to my business network?
Invite your businesses from your local neighborhood if you are interested in acquiring new local customers or businesses that offer products or services that will be beneficial to your customers. Smaller businesses can build brand awareness by joining with reputable larger businesses.
I want to invite a business to my network how can I do it?
Login to the Business Dashboard and click on "Invite to my network", search businesses or plug in emails of businesses you want to invite to join your network.
I cannot find businesses I am interested in inviting to my network on ShowMeLocal, what should I do?
Invite them! Click on "Invite" on Business Dashboard and enter the names and email addresses of business owners you want to invite and send them invitations.
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.
How can I see the list of invitations that I have sent?
Login into the Business Dashboard and click on the "My Network" shortcut to go to the My Network section. The table on the bottom contains the invitations that you have sent.
How can I see the list of invitations that I have received?
Login into the Business Dashboard and click on the "My Network" shortcut to go to the My Network section. The table in the middle contains the invitations that you have received.
How can I see who is in my business network?
Login into the Business Dashboard and click on the "My Network" shortcut to go to the My Network section. The table on the top contains the businesses in your network.
Why should I write reviews for businesses in my network?
When you write a review you are not only enriching your profile and giving an endorsement to other businesses, you are also helping your customers decide whether or not to visit your associates.
What if I don't want to be associated with a business that it is already in my network?
You can always delete a business from your network. Your business will be deleted from their network respectfully.