Q: How do I get listed in a Community Directory?
A: If your business or organization is located in a community listed on our
home page you can have a free, basic listing by
completing and sending us this online form.
Q: Can I have more than just my company name, address & telephone number
included in the listing?
A: Yes, you can add photos, logos, more text, hours of operation, fax
number, email address, link to your Web site. Go to a complete list of
additional features. To sign up
for an expanded listing, use this online form,
and pay a small yearly fee.
Q: How do I add photos to my directory listing?
A: When you sign up for a paid listing you will receive a password to an
online form. By entering the full Web address where each of your photos are
located, those photos will display on your listing page.
Read more about doing it your self or letting us
do it for you.
Q: We are an organization located in one of the listed Community
Directories. How can we add a Community Directory to our Web site?
A: You can add a link to a Community Directory at no cost to you. There are
more benefits to using our
Community Directory on your Web site. Copy the text link to your community
located on our www.GoThere.org home page.
Paste this link on to your Web page. You can have this Community Directory link
open in a new window, keeping your Web page open for your visitor.
Q: I have an Antique store in one of the listed Community Directories. I
also use eBay auctions to reach customers nationwide who wouldn't otherwise shop
in my store. Can I include links to my eBay auction items in my Community
A: Yes. Simply add your eBay ID to your Merchant Update form. Links to your
active auctions will be added automatically to your Community Directory listing.
When you have no current auctions, a default link to eBay will appear. You can
either delete your eBay ID from the Merchant Update form when you have no
current auctions, or if you just leave it there. Any new auctions you list with
eBay will again automatically be linked.
Q: How do I open an eBay Auction account to sell my items?
A: eBay Auctions are any easy, quick way to sell almost anything. By listing
items on eBay Auctions you reach millions of potential buyers not only in the
United States, but from around the world.
More information from eBay
Register here to be an eBay Seller
Q: I don't have a Web site. Can I include a link to my eBay Store in my
A: Yes. First, use your browser to go to your eBay Store. Copy the full URL
(Web address starting with http://) for your store then paste that into the Web
Address field on your Community Directory merchant update form. On your listing
page, your company name then becomes a link to your eBay Store.
Q: How do I open an eBay Store to sell my items?
A: Unlike eBay auctions, items listed in your eBay Store have fixed prices.
For a small fee, eBay will set you up with an online store where you can list
and sell almost anything. More information from eBay
Register here to be an eBay Seller
Q: How can I make any money from my listing?
A: The number one way is to encourage people come to your store by using
photos and descriptions in an
expanded Community Directory listing to make your store seem attractive to
potential customers or send them to your Web site. Another way is to use your
listing to send online customers to your
eBay Auction or eBay Store. Another way to make money is to
become an affiliate of an established
eCommerce Web site that pays you a percentage of sales you generate via links
from your Community Directory listing.
Q: Why are the categories set up the way
A: One reason is to keep it simple. Right now we use
35 categories that correspond to the
NAICS & SIC codes, which include thousand of categories. Also we
wanted to keep the categories the same for each Community Directory to
make it easier to promote groups of similar businesses regardless of which
community they are located.
Q: As a
District Administrator, what tools are available to me?
A: District Administrators can add, edit and delete listings in districts
for which they have permissions. Reports can also be downloaded that list all
merchant listing information, and which can be sorted.
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