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Industry Tip Sheets
We have, over the years, developed a number of industry “Tip Sheets” that help businesses, entrepreneurs, community groups, schools and governments take advantage of FoundLocally’s FREE community directory features to extend their online reach.
Unlike with Social Media, where you only communicate with those you are already connected with, with FoundLocally you can reach many more people your local community.
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Car dealers are successful when they do four things right: hire the right people, promote the cars they are selling, get consumers in the lot to buy their cars, and bring them back for maintenance services.
Build your business and are looking for new ways to reach ever-growing online audience. FoundLocally’s financial directory includes everything form banks, accountants, financial planners, and sellers of different financial products.
Golf courses offer a wide range of goods and services in their communities. They are a facility for playing golf (sometimes public, sometimes not, or semi-private with a mix), they have golf professionals offering lessons, and pro shops.
There are two reasons for healthcare professionals to be on FoundLocally: 1) if you are trying to build your practice, your marketing needs to be professional, and 2) so clients & referrals can find your contact info.
FoundLocally coves a lot of territory and a lot of variety, covering both East and West Coasts, the inland Great Lakes, and a lot of lakes and waterways that are a part of Canada’s cottage country, in pretty well every province.
A PR professional’s role is to ensure a broad audience for their client’s news and message. With the decline of traditional media, and the loss of their influence with key segments of the marketplace, everybody is struggling to reach the broadest audience and keeping budgets under control
FoundLocally has seen a large number of personal care services added to our directory, and have created several time-saving templates for hair salons, salons with spa services and health spas with a wide range of spa services. The templates pre-select a number of categories, which—of course—you are welcome to add to (or deduct from) to properly reflect the full range of features in your business
There are two reasons for professional advisors to be on FoundLocally: 1) if you are trying to build your practice, your marketing needs to be professional, and 2) so clients & referrals can find your contact info.
Chain and franchise organizations are successful because they combine the power of a strong brand with the economies of scale of an ever-growing organization. Individuals joining a franchise organization to leverage their capital with the systems, processes, and standardization that has already proven both successful with customers—and profitable for owners
An Event Planning and Event Marketing professional’s role is to ensure a broad audience for their client’s events and message. With the decline of traditional media, and the loss of their influence with key segments of the marketplace, everybody is struggling to reach the broadest audience and keeping budgets under control.
Online visibility for First Nations, and their Economic Development Offices and Visitor Bureaus and band-owned businesses using the FoundLocally.com free listings. Your goal is to create the highest traffic and visibility for your First Nation and its members to increase economic opportunities.
Organizations in the non-profit sector are challenged by having to not only provide the services in their mission, but seek the resources–both financial and human–to get the work done. This involves spreading awareness, gaining volunteers, and promoting events and fundraisers.
FoundLocally is a great way for senior care providers and facilities to raise their own visibility, not just by adding themselves to our high-traffic community directory, but by affordably (and, in FoundLocally’s case, free!) posting news, jobs, events, and savings to increase the number of pages on their FoundLocally listing, gaining both greater visibility while saving ever-lager amounts of money otherwise spent on advertising in other media.
Why should only “major league” sports teams and leagues get the public attention? FoundLocaly provides the opportunity for all amateur sports to promote themselves,their news, and their events (sign-ups, games, end-of-season awards, and fund-raising events), using a self-serve toolkit.
Get the highest online visibility for Business Revitalization Zones (BRZs) or Business Improvement Areas (BIAs) and YOUR MEMBERS using the FoundLocally.com free listings. Shopping Mall Management also works to create the highest traffic & visibility for their tennants
FoundLocally provides the opportunity for colleges and universities (as well as their on-campus groups) to promote themselves, their news, and their events to students, faculty, and the surrounding community.
FoundLocally’s self-serve toolkit makes it easy for all festivals and community events organizers to provide year-round visibility for event organizations, promote and fill both paid and volunteer positions, and promote their festival’s entire schedule.
Flea Markets and Farmers Markets are unique in that they are aggregators of a number of local growers, craftsmen, artisans and businesses into a popular an high-traffic venue, and often open only for limited days or hours each week.
Governments have an obligation to ensure public assets are put to the use of the widest range of residents and taxpayers. Managers and Politicians also have a fiduciary responsibility to ensure public funds are spent wisely, and to look for prudent cost-saving methods for promotion and building awareness.
Hotels, Motels, Beds and Breakfasts, Wilderness Lodges, Vacation Rentals, and long-term accommodation can use FoundLocally promote their properties, as well as their other facilities like restaurants, stores, banquet facilities
Get the highest online visibility for Politicians, Candidates, and Political parties using the FoundLocally.com free listings. Gain traction & visibility for greater momentum for when an election is called.
Unlike a lot of Shopping sites that only focus on high-end Retail Stores, or include only advertisers (like the in-hotel travel magazine), FoundLocally’s database is free for all retail stores and services and is very complete.
FoundLocally provides the opportunity for schools (public and private) at all levels to promote themselves,their news, and their events to parents, students, and their surrounding community.Tutors, pre-schools, dayhomes, daycamps, too!
FoundLocally is a great way for Internet professionals to raise their own visibility, not just by adding themselves to the high-traffic community directory, but by posting news, jobs, events, and savings to increase the number of pages on their FoundLocally listing, and therefore the number of link-backs to their website. Don’t forget to add each of your clients!