FAQ

Welcome to BizFinderNW.com, a Spokesman-Review service. We offer the most comprehensive online business directory in and around the Spokane/Kootenai County area.  


What can BizFinderNW.com offer my business?
What are some of the marketing tools I’ll have at my disposal?
How much does it cost?
How do I begin listing my business with BizFinderNW.com?
Done. What next?
What payment methods are accepted?
Where do I list the business information that consumers will see?
Sounds good. What next?
Great! I’m on BizFinderNW.com now, but I’d like to change my business profile. How?

 

Q. What can BizFinderNW.com offer my business?

A. Exposure, exposure, exposure! No local online business directory combines such comprehensive features with great pricing and the name recognition of The Spokesman-Review. Links to BizFinderNW.com appear in choice locations throughout SpokesmanReview.com, so as many as 500,000 unique monthly visitors – an audience that produces 3,000,000 monthly pageviews – can learn about your business. BizFinderNW.com is the place to be seen by customers!  




Q. What are some of the marketing tools I’ll have at my disposal?

A. List your business at BizFinderNW.com under numerous search categories with helpful keywords, use photos, video, allow consumers to find you easily via online mapping and tell potential customers everything they’d need to know to choose your business over the competition. Become a “Featured Business” by choosing the GOLD level of service and consumers can see your business in choice locations around BizFinderNW.com and SpokesmanReview.com!  




Q. How much does it cost?

A. Go for the GOLD – it’s the best option for your business. For $99 per month, your GOLD listing includes:

* Photo or logo; video or photo slideshow
* Additional photo gallery
* Business name, hours, phone, fax, E-mail, URL link
* Business address and map
* “Contact Us” form
* Business summary description; detail and summary views
* “Send to a friend,” “Add to favorites” and ratings and reviews
* Optimal site positioning, in bold with summary in list view
* Coupon feature enabled
* FEATURED BUSINESS spots throughout SpokesmanReview.com, providing thousands more page views per month!
Smaller packages include SILVER ($29 per month) and FREE.

For more info on how programs work see: BizFinderNW rates


Q. How do I begin listing my business with BizFinderNW.com?
A. Easy – click the “Sign Up!” button.
  



 Q. Done. What next?  


A. First, choose your service level, from GOLD level to a very basic listing. Click “Order Now!” Next, create a username and password you’ll use when submitting updates. Don’t forget to click on the “I agree with the terms of use” link to read the terms and conditions, then check the box. Make sure you also give a title to your listing and choose categories/sub-categories that your business will be filed under. Click the appropriate category, then click “Add” to affix the one you want to your listing.




Q. What payment methods are accepted?


A. Next comes billing information and method of payment. BizFinderNW.com accepts VISA, MC, AMEX and DISCOVER. Your monthly payment is taken automatically on a recurring basis over the length of a standard 12-month contract. If you do not want to use a credit card, you may also print an invoice and send in a check. View the terms and conditions, check that box, print your invoice and click “Place Order and Continue.”




 Q. Where do I list the business information that consumers will see?


A. After placing your order, you can enter contact and other basic information. This includes E-mail, URL, phone, fax and address. For some necessary bling, submit your logo, photos, video, business summary and description, keywords, hours of operation, locations and any additional listing categories you might want. The more ways consumers have of finding you, the more likely you are to attract customers!




 Q. Sounds good. What next?


A. Click submit and your business listing enters the approval queue. The approval process doesn’t take long.




 Q. Great! I’m on BizFinderNW.com now, but I’d like to change my business profile. How?


A. Business changed hours or moved? Are you offering new services? Do you want to change how you describe your business? Whatever the case, you have the power. Login with your username and password and you’ll be directed to the Member Section, where you can Add or Manage listings and promotions, edit free items and view your transaction and invoice history.


To modify your listing, click “Manage Listings,” then click the name of the business you wish to modify. From there, you can change listing information, upgrade your service level, edit your photo gallery and add promotions for consumers. At any point, it’s easy to preview the appearance of your listing by clicking “Click here to preview this listing.”