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Who is FoundLocally?

Overview of the company and its portal websites. FoundLocally provides free information about 30 cross-Canada communities, integrated with a free iocally-focussed community and busines directory. The site is support ed by "banner" display advertising, which is managed and represented by…

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PROFILE Screen Help

Overview of  things to consider when posting a new profile for a community organization or business Profile Help for Business Listings Who is eligible for FoundLocally? Our site is designed to help local businesses, community groups & charities, government departments/agencies…

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Becoming a Registered Contact

Overview of issues when adding a Registered Contact in order to post and/or update a business/community listing. Why do we require registered contacts? Registered Contacts serve two purposes: to provide a secure way for your to enter & update your…

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Completing the Form

Discussion of Registered Contact form Enter your name, and your functional title (ie Manger, Owner, Cook) not your honorific (ie Mr, Mrs, Ms). Do not enter your business name into this form. Then provide us your phone number and email…

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Business Names

What to enter in the two Business Name fields for optimal search resultsThe Belko Experiment film The site offers two business name fields, the first is displayed, and the second is hidden but searchable. This allows a lot of opportunity for…

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Entering Addresses

What to enter to improve search reults, and help customers find your location  FoundLocally always requires a proper street or mailing address for a business or organization. We need this to ensure localness (fibbers get some element of the address…

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Selecting the Areas Pop-Down Fields

How to improve findability by FoundLocally users looking for neighbourhood resources Many people ask us why we only have two pop-down lists. This is especially a concern for “city wide” businesses. The reason for these fields is to help consumers,…

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Entering Descriptive Fields

How to improve findability (and by the right clients)  by using the descriptive fields: Description. Products/Brands and Environmental. Use keywords and phrases to improve your findability, since FoundLocally's search feature looks at more than just a businesses' name. It helps…

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SAVINGS Help for Business Listings

Information about how to post coupons, sales, and discounts on FoundLocally.com FoundLocally provides the ability to post any number or any combination of coupon offers, sales announcements (these are not typically considered NEWS or EVNTS items), or discounts. The business…

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EVENTS Help for Business Listing

Information about posting different types of Events to FoundLocally's interactive Events Calendar, using your listing's EVENTS tab. We have made our Events Listings more powerful. Use the Events tab in your listing, after you have logged in, to access these…

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JOBS Help for Business Listings

Information about posting jobs and volunteer opporutnities to our Jobs Board using the JOBS tab of your FoundLocally listing Use the JOBS tab in your listing, after you have logged in, to access these features. Post Jobs & Volunteer Opportunities…

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Posting Job Opportunities

Information about the types of jobs and volunteer postings you can post to your listing's JOBS tab Businesses that are hiring--especially those filling openings on an ongoing basis--can easily spend hundreds (if not thousands) of dollars on career or help…

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