Verify My Listings Presentation ComForcare


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This is a presentation we delivered for one of our clients in the franchise space regarding how to verify local listings listings. Call 800-836-9097 for more info.

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Verify My Listings Presentation ComForcare

  1. 1.   Your  Local  Search  Package  Needs  Verifica6on  
  2. 2. Google+ Bing Local MojoPages Yahoo Local InsiderPages HotFrog YellowBook WhitePages SuperPages YellowPages Yelp Foursquare Kudzu MapQuest Angie’s List ShowMeLocal Manta Merchant Circle Citysearch Acxiom, InfoGroup, Neustar / Localeze and Factual.
  3. 3. – Once Verified, you will receive login credentials for your own account. Reporting Dashboard •  Timeline showing chronological progress of order •  Pie chart showing number of directories client is listed in/type of directories client is found in •  Speedometer showing search ranking of business name/ business keywords •  Directory icons linking to live listings on directory site •  Submission status of listings •  Color/Symbol status of Listing’s description, hours, website, logo, images, & video
  4. 4. LOGO GOES HERE Verify Your Listings: Action Required What is verification? •  Once your order has been submitted, you will receive an email asking you to complete phone verification with the subject line “Action Required”. •  As part of the fulfillment process, Google+, Bing Local, Yahoo Local, and others require that you verify your business phone number. Why is phone verification important? •  Phone-verified directories will not publish your business information until they have been successfully verified. Phone Verification Requirements •  In order to verify your listings you need to be at a computer and able to answer your phone line.
  5. 5. Verify Your Listings How to complete phone verification: 1.  Visit, select your timezone, and set an appointment. Simply visit to schedule a business listings verification appointment. Make sure to change the timezone to match the business location.
  6. 6. Verify Your Listings 2. At the time of your appointment, return to and select the “If your appointment time is now click here” option. After selecting “click here”, select the “Start Chat” button to begin your appointment.
  7. 7. LOGO GOES HERE Verify Your Listings Postcard Verification: If you are required to complete postcard verification, you will be notified during your phone verification appointment. You may get a postcard from one of the following: Google +, Bing Local, Yahoo Local, or Foursquare. How to complete postcard verification: 1.  A postcard will be triggered to your business address 2.  Postcards take anywhere from 2-4 weeks to arrive at the business address 3.  When you receive your postcard, email the verification code to 4.  Once you have emailed your verification code, you have successfully completed postcard verification
  8. 8. LOGO GOES HERE Verify Your Listings Postcard Verification (continued): ●  Here is an example of a Google postcard. Bing, Yahoo, and Foursquare will look similar. ●  Please keep an eye out for your postcard because it tends to look like junk mail ●  Verification Codes expire 30 days after they are triggered
  9. 9. LOGO GOES HERE Verify Your Listings Postcard Verification (continued): ●  When you open your postcard you will find your verification code ●  Disregard the instructions on the postcard, we will take care of it for you ●  Then email your verification code to: ●  Your postcard verification is then complete
  10. 10. LOGO GOES HERE Directory Publishing Times Phone-Verified Directories - phone-verified directories such as Google +, Bing Local, Yahoo, and others will not publish data without completing phone verification. Please allow two weeks after completing phone/postcard verification for the correct business information to publish Non Phone-Verified Directories - directories that do not require phone verification tend to publish successfully submitted data in about one week’s time. *Note: Please allow about one week for the correct business information to publish after you have completed your phone verification appointment.