My Local Guide provides free local information at your fingertips AND a great opportunity to target local customers on-line with cost-effective advertising.
Covering North West Sydney, including the Hills District, Blacktown and Parramatta areas, My Local Guide can assist you reach your business goals at a fraction of the price of other local options.
Options include running a promotional article such as “Featured Business Of The Month” or an information based article on your area of expertise.
New articles are uploaded every month including great lifestyle articles on topics including child health, child nutrition, pets and much more from local businesses and our professional contributors. By contributing an article about YOUR business or area of expertise, you can expose your local business to local customers and build your reputation and brand in a highly effective and affordable way.
Readers who subscribe to our free ‘What’s New?’ E Newsletter hear about all the new articles on My Local Guide each month – currently we send out to about 1000 people in this area.
A finalist for 2009 Outstanding New Business in the local business awards, My Local Guide receives 10,000 hits per month and is growing rapidly in popularity.
We know most people search on-line these days. In fact, you may be surprised to know that:
- 87% of all adults do their first research on the web*;
- 80% households regularly use Internet to source local information** and
- 61% Internet users ordering goods &/or services for private use**.
*Ref: Google – Australia **Ref: ABS Census 2006
Those figures will be significantly higher since the explosion in Internet use over the past 3-4 years, so it is essential for all businesses in the current environment to have an effective online presence.
Many small business owners know they need to be on the Internet, but don’t know how to go about it and haven’t got the time and money to invest in this process. My Local Guide can help your business be promoted on the Internet to local customers with packages to suit all budgets.
We even provide a free basic business directory listing for local businesses, so everyone can benefit. Upgraded business listings provide valuable additional benefits at highly affordable rates. For example, upgrading your Business Directory listing adds a website hyperlink. This is critical in raising your Google ranking and helps your website get found in Google searches.
To see how we can help YOU target local customers, visit our My Local Guide at: http://www.mylocalguide.net.au and contact us on-line.