100% FREE advertising for your business
No matter your company size or budget, every business owner can grow their client base by advertising for free on RateLocal. Each business you add to the directory has its own dedicated page allowing you to showcase your products and services to a targeted UK audience.
By listing your business within our local pages you can target real people in your area who are looking for your service and are more likely to visit your website or pick up the telephone and call. We have a page for every county, town and post code in the UK. With RateLocal it’s easy to find any type of business in the UK.
Create a detailed profile to showcase your services
Your listing on RateLocal comes with a unique company profile page that allows you to display detailed information about your business to potential customers. Your free business listing makes it easier for customers to find the services or products you offer and it helps you showcase your work and increases your chances of getting found in Google. You will get your own company URL when you register, so if you haven’t got a website, you can forward your customers to your page on RateLocal.
Your profile page can include:
- Address and Google map
- Contact details
- Website address
- Company description
- Social media integration
- Photos and videos
- Opening times
- Payment methods
- Internal messaging
- Schema / Rich Snippets
All business profiles are highly optimised for all popular search engines and users who take the time to complete their profile correctly have the potential of reaching more customers and winning new business.
What are Rich Snippets?
Rich snippets are a type of on page mark-up that provide search engines extra information about a page, object, item or, in this case, an organisation.
Rich Snippets are extra pieces of information that appear in the search engine result pages. By providing this microdata in our websites source code, search engine users get to see detailed information about your business, whilst enjoying a positive search experience that offers relevant and content rich results. Rich snippets are a great way to get your business noticed!
Collect customer reviews and build your reputation
Fact: 88% of consumers read reviews to determine the quality of a local business and 39% read reviews on a regular basis. Nearly 9 in 10 consumers have read online reviews prior to making a purchase or ordering a service online, clearly highlighting the need for local businesses to attract more reviews and actively manage their online reputation.
RateLocal provides the perfect platform for collecting and managing customer reviews. Each time a customer leaves a review for your business you will be notified and given the option to publicly respond to each review.
Good reviews help boost the reliability of your business but also boost your business up the rankings on the RateLocal directory.