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About Us

Local Marketing since 1999

We’ve been doing LOCAL Web Marketing. Exclusively. Since 1999. Over Twenty Years Experience. Here is our story.

TransCanada FoundLocally Inc has built and constantly updates our website to help Canada travel consumers and businesses, with an integrated submit-your-business directory.

Before then, we built a chain of 30 locally-focused community information websites coast-to-coast across Canada. Our sites attract  several million web-savvy visitors a year. was founded in 1999 to combine a community information portal with a local business directory. Started in Calgary, it expanded coast-to-coast across Canada to  help LOCAL businesses reach LOCAL consumers.

It has grown into today’s which helps LOCAL companies to compete against global competitors for local, regional, and international visitors.

Mark Ruthenberg created affordable internet marketing opportunities for small business and community organizations across Canada. 

Building YOUR Traffic

With “Word of Mouse” & Word of Mouth

Our Local Directories

Be FOUND by close-by consumers

Our Business Model is unique.

The directories provide FREE LISTINGS for local businesses, and accept display ads form larger, national companies. For example, the local travel agents pay nothing, but the airlines’ buy national advertising, the local car dealers pay nothing, but national automotive companies advertise on our site  (see Alberta Venture, October 2007).

WE TEST every marketing hypothesis with our OWN web marketing for our own website. With our traffic levels we can actually MEASURE statistically significant changes (or lack of) to PROVE A METHOD. We don’t “drink the koolaid” on unproven “fads”.

  • Local  Directories (help consumers find YOU)
  • Local SEO (help improve your website on Google)
  • Local Search (multiply ways to be featured & found)
  • Local Advertising (ways to move ahead of the queue)
  • Work with local Web Marketers & SEO Professional
  • Be where Google, Bing, Siri and Alexa look for “local”

Local Search

Be found by neighbourhood and on maps

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