Why you need to a create business listing.
It's important to build business credibility and trust through associations within your local business community.
The Adelaide Hills business listings are widely promoted to fellow AHBC members and others seeking your products and services.
A listing will also improve your website's Search Engine Optimising (SEO) and page ranking through "BackLinks"
To Get Started
Check that your business is located at one of the postcode zones listed below.
If you are not an AHBC Member, apply for Membership and wait until your application has been approved.
Then "Create Your Business Listing" (See below)
Creating Your Business Listing
A Business Listing contains your Business Name, Logo (URL Link), short Introduction, profile, an industry category, phone number (Optional), website URL, address (Optional).
To get started:-
Go to the Member's Service Form;
Select Action "8. Business Listing" on the Member's Service Form;
Enter your email address that is linked to your AHBC Membership;
Go to the next form page using the "Next" button.
Select option "1. Create or Replace Your Business Listing".
Ensure you have your Access Code and enter.
Supply business and contact information as promoted.
The business introduction should be a message that will engage with your potential clients. Eg. Locksmith intro, "We sell deadlocks" is not as engaging as "Protect you and your family with quality door locks". Note the words "You and Yours and the emotive words "Protect" and "Family" to provide greater engagement and to add value.
Jazz up your listing to standout with formatting codes. Add bold text and point items to your listing using simple formatting codes.
NOTE: Once you have created a Business Listing, check your emails for a confirmation message. Follow any instructions within the email to complete the process.
Editing Your Business Listing
Once you have a Business Listing, you can edit the content at any time by using the Member's Service form selection option "8. Business Listing"
Ensure you have your Access Code
Edit Listing - The editing process uses a replacement method. You only enter items that need to be changed. If no change is required, you simply leave the option blank.
Hide or Show - Use the Member's Service Form, to change the display status ("Show" or "Hide") of your business listing.
Show will make your listing visible in the directory index and be promoted on the AHBC website and social media.
Hide will remove your listing from the directory index and stop any further AHBC website and social media promotions. This does not delete your Business Listing so you can revert at any time.
NOTE: Once you have change your Business Listing display option, check your emails for a confirmation message. Follow the instructions within the email to complete the process.
Benefits of a Business Listing
Your Business Listing is featured around 5,000 times per year. (Impressions)
Your Business Listing will be indexed by most search engines Eg. Google.
Your website will be credited with backlinks. (Most search engines rank websites higher with backlinks from industry groups or high authority websites. Eg. AHBC.)
Improved credibility and trustworthiness as a locally owned and operated business connected with an association body. (Get you stick-on Member's badges and add the AHBC logo to your website)
Postcodes that form part of the Adelaide Hills region
5050 - Bellevue Heights, Eden Hills
5051 - Blackwood, Coromandel Valley, Craigburn Farm, Hawthorndene
5052 - Belair, Glenalta
5253 - Murray Bridge
5254 - Callington, Monarto South, Mypolonga
5131 - Houghton, Lower Hermitage, Upper Hermitage
5132 - Paracombe
5133 - Inglewood
5134 - Cherryville, Montacute
5136 - Norton Summit
5137 - Ashton
5138 - Basket Range
5139 - Forest Range
5140 - Greenhill
5141 - Summertown
5142 - Uraidla
5144 - Carey Gully
5150 - Eagle On The Hill, Leawood Gardens
5151 - Piccadilly
5152 - Crafers, Stirling
5153 - Biggs Flat, Bradbury, Echunga, Flaxley, Heathfield, Ironbank, Longwood, Macclesfield, Mylor, Scott Creek
5154 - Aldgate
5155 - Bridgewater, Mount George
5156 - Upper Sturt
5157 - Ashbourne, Cherry Gardens, Clarendon, Coromandel East, Kangarilla
5201 - Meadows, Prospect Hill
5231 - Kersbrook
5232 - Cudlee Creek
5233 - Gumeracha
5234 - Birdwood
5235 - Eden Valley, Mount Pleasant, Springton
5236 - Tungkillo
5240 - Lenswood
5241 - Lobethal
5242 - Balhannah
5243 - Oakbank
5244 - Charleston, Mount Torrens, Woodside
5245 - Hahndorf, Verdun
5250 - Littlehampton
5251 - Bugle Ranges, Mount Barker, Wistow
5252 - Brukunga, Kanmantoo, Nairne