If you forget your password, please click on the 'Forgot your Password?' link of the front of the directory or on the sponsor login page. The password recovery email will be sent to the email address provided from your Contact Information. The email will contain a link which will redirect the user to the 'Manage Account' section, where the password can be updated.
To sign up as a sponsor go to the 'Advertise With Us' link at top menu, select an item and level and click in 'SIGN UP' button. Fill out all fields, write down your username and password for future reference, choose the best payment gateway for you and follow the steps to finish the process.
To sign up as a visitor go to 'CREATE YOUR PROFILE' at top of site, fill out all fields and click in 'SUBMIT'.
If your CSV file comes from Export Section, these fields will be filled with the values in your eDirectory. If your data comes from other resource, you can fill the Legacy ID column with the ids from this system for future refference. Items with the same Listing ID/Event ID and Legacy ID can be update during the import if you choose this Setting on Import Settings and the Updated Date is higher than the actual value in the system.
When someone does a search for a specific city, they will only get the listings for that specific city (e.g. Vancouver or San Francisco). However, if you do a state search, your listing shows up and if you have a Showcase listing, it actually comes up near the top since the the Showcase listings display before all the others.
There is an advanced search where a visitor can search by any distance from a zip code, so 20 miles or 100 miles from XXXXX (your zip code let's say), and you will show up, and in fact if you have a Showcase listing, you show up FIRST (or near the top) even if you are farther away because you have the Showcase Listing.
If you want to be really sure that someone would see you just by typing in the larger city (or same idea if they just type in a zip code which would only show them anyone in that specific zip code), I suggest that you simply change your city in your listing to the city that makes sense to you (for instance, Seattle instead of Bellevue). You don't need to include your actual address or PO Box in your listing, but simply have your city be Seattle and then in your narrative, I'd say something like covering the greater Seattle area including Bellevue, XXXX and XXXX.
The SHARE ON FACEBOOK functionality is already activated. At the top of your public business profile's page, there is a Facebook Share button, and there is also a Like button appearing above your business overview.
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We are starting to see people edit their LISTING TITLE to be something generic. Of course you can put any listing title you want, but it is sort of like a listing title of Barber or Supermarket...doesnt really tell you much and certainly doesn't stand out from 20 others. I would encourage you to use your company name for the listing title (even if its not a formal incorporated entity, like a DBA).
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Those buttons are for your VISITORS who can post a link on their own Facebook wall linking to your Basic, Premium or Showcase listing or send a tweet to their followers with a link to your listing. The visitor to your listing has to LOG INTO Facebook or Twitter (their own personal account) in order to post or tweet your link.
When creating your coupon, make sure to include the valid coupon code or discount code in the Description field of your coupon. This will make the discount code visible to customers at both your business listing (coupons will be shown at the bottom of your Showcase business listing), and at the GreenPages.org coupon page:
Coupons cannot currently be redeemed through the Facebook feature, but by including your discount code in the coupon's Description, customers can redeem the coupon directly through you!