HOW TO ADD YOUR BUSINESS LISTINGTO SHOW ME LOCALby: Blake Denman www.ricketyroo.com @blakedenmanweb: www.ricketyroo.com | ...
Step 1: Open an internet browser and go to http://www.showmelocal.com. Once the pageloads, click on the Join Now For Free ...
Step 2: You will be taken to a page giving you some benefits as to why you should add yourbusiness listing to Show Me Local...
Step 3: Before we can start listing a business, we first have to create an account on ShowMe Local. On the left hand side o...
Step 4: A small pop-up will appear on your screen and ask you to sign in to your gmailaccount. Fill out the appropriate in...
Step 5: You will now see the list of permissions that Show Me Local would have accessto. The only one that we are changing...
Step 6: Now that you are signed in, you will be redirected to the Business Registration page.Fill out the appropriate info...
Step 7: This is the Show Me Local Business Dashboard. From here you have options andupgrades to make your listing stand ou...
Step 8: From this area you can add a ton of information to your listing. Each step from herewill cover the next section, s...
Step 9: Add as much relevant and true information to the fields available. The only one youdo not want to miss is the Web s...
Step 10: You have up to 10,000 characters to add to this section. Referencing your NAPdocument, copy your long description...
Step 11: By default Show Me Local has the option that does not display your businesshours. Check the box that is appropria...
Step 12: Check the payment options that your business allows, then click on the Updatebutton below. You will be taken back...
Step 13: Referencing your NAP document, add in your products and/or services to thissection. Make sure each product or ser...
Step 14: For the sake of not repeating myself, each section thereafter gets pretty self-explanatory. If you scroll over a ...
Step 15: Click on the Choose File button, select your logo photo and then click on theUpload button. Your logo will upload...
Step 16: Wahoo! Our business listing is looking pretty good, isnt it? Make sure to doublecheck the information, looking fo...
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  1. 1. HOW TO ADD YOUR BUSINESS LISTINGTO SHOW ME LOCALby: Blake Denman www.ricketyroo.com @blakedenmanweb: www.ricketyroo.com | twitter: @blakedenmanTuesday, May 28, 13
  2. 2. Step 1: Open an internet browser and go to http://www.showmelocal.com. Once the pageloads, click on the Join Now For Free button located on the upper right hand corner of yourscreen.web: www.ricketyroo.com | twitter: @blakedenmanTuesday, May 28, 13
  3. 3. Step 2: You will be taken to a page giving you some benefits as to why you should add yourbusiness listing to Show Me Local. Click on the Start Now button to continue.web: www.ricketyroo.com | twitter: @blakedenmanTuesday, May 28, 13
  4. 4. Step 3: Before we can start listing a business, we first have to create an account on ShowMe Local. On the left hand side of the page you will see some options to sign in viaFacebook, Google+, or LinkedIn. The right hand side of the page allows you to create anaccount if you would like to not allow Show Me Local to have access to certain data points.For the purpose of this how-to, we will be using the Google+ method. Click on the Sign inwith Google link to continue.web: www.ricketyroo.com | twitter: @blakedenmanTuesday, May 28, 13
  5. 5. Step 4: A small pop-up will appear on your screen and ask you to sign in to your gmailaccount. Fill out the appropriate information and click on the Sign In button tocontinue.web: www.ricketyroo.com | twitter: @blakedenmanTuesday, May 28, 13
  6. 6. Step 5: You will now see the list of permissions that Show Me Local would have accessto. The only one that we are changing in this how-to is the last option. Check the boxthat says "Only you." Click on Accept to continue.web: www.ricketyroo.com | twitter: @blakedenmanTuesday, May 28, 13
  7. 7. Step 6: Now that you are signed in, you will be redirected to the Business Registration page.Fill out the appropriate information, enter in the security code shown, and when finished,click on the Add Business button at the bottom of the screen. Please note that the City andState boxes will automatically appear pre-populated once you add your zip code to the zipcode field.web: www.ricketyroo.com | twitter: @blakedenmanTuesday, May 28, 13
  8. 8. Step 7: This is the Show Me Local Business Dashboard. From here you have options andupgrades to make your listing stand out from the crowd. We have more information to addto our listing, click on the "edit profile" link on the navigation bar, next to the dashboard link.web: www.ricketyroo.com | twitter: @blakedenmanTuesday, May 28, 13
  9. 9. Step 8: From this area you can add a ton of information to your listing. Each step from herewill cover the next section, starting with Business information. Click on the Edit button in thebusiness information field.web: www.ricketyroo.com | twitter: @blakedenmanTuesday, May 28, 13
  10. 10. Step 9: Add as much relevant and true information to the fields available. The only one youdo not want to miss is the Web site field. When finished, click on the Update button at thebottom of the page. You will be taken back to the edit profile section. Scroll down and clickon the edit button next to the Description of Services section.web: www.ricketyroo.com | twitter: @blakedenmanTuesday, May 28, 13
  11. 11. Step 10: You have up to 10,000 characters to add to this section. Referencing your NAPdocument, copy your long description and paste it. Click on the update button whenfinished. You will be taken back to the edit profile section. Scroll down and click on the editbutton next to the Business Hours section.web: www.ricketyroo.com | twitter: @blakedenmanTuesday, May 28, 13
  12. 12. Step 11: By default Show Me Local has the option that does not display your businesshours. Check the box that is appropriate, in this case its Use hours specified below, add inyour operating hours and click on the Update button. You will be taken back to the editprofile section. Scroll down and click on the edit button next to the Payment Optionssection.web: www.ricketyroo.com | twitter: @blakedenmanTuesday, May 28, 13
  13. 13. Step 12: Check the payment options that your business allows, then click on the Updatebutton below. You will be taken back to the edit profile section. Scroll down and click on theedit button next to the Products Carried section.web: www.ricketyroo.com | twitter: @blakedenmanTuesday, May 28, 13
  14. 14. Step 13: Referencing your NAP document, add in your products and/or services to thissection. Make sure each product or service is separated by a comma, click on the Updatebutton when finished. You will be taken back to the edit profile section.web: www.ricketyroo.com | twitter: @blakedenmanTuesday, May 28, 13
  15. 15. Step 14: For the sake of not repeating myself, each section thereafter gets pretty self-explanatory. If you scroll over a section and can add information to it, then you shouldadd it. When finished adding all of your information to these sections, click on thePhotos link located on the right hand navigation under the Enhance section. Freeprofiles are allowed one photo.web: www.ricketyroo.com | twitter: @blakedenmanTuesday, May 28, 13
  16. 16. Step 15: Click on the Choose File button, select your logo photo and then click on theUpload button. Your logo will upload and will be the default photo for your business listing.Now that we are satisfied with all of the information we have provided, lets take a look atthe listing. Click on the view page link.web: www.ricketyroo.com | twitter: @blakedenmanTuesday, May 28, 13
  17. 17. Step 16: Wahoo! Our business listing is looking pretty good, isnt it? Make sure to doublecheck the information, looking for errors or typos. This concludes this weeks how-to! Thankyou for following along.web: www.ricketyroo.com | twitter: @blakedenmanTuesday, May 28, 13
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