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Advertise with us!  List your business with Chicago Local Business Directory Today and acquire great Local Citation. Please scroll down for details.

Because our Business Directory is so focused, it will attract a far higher quality of leads, i.e. People that are interested in buying your Products and Services NOW!
This is quite different from print-advertising, where the aim is to simply catch peoples interest in the hope that they will become a buyer at some stage!
By advertising on this directory, you will ensure that new customers can find your products and services all year long at precisely the moment they are ready to buy!

PACKAGE NAME & DESCRIPTION

PACKAGE SNAPSHOT

Basic Listing - only $2/year

All you need for your Google Maps Citation!

  • Company Name
  • Phone & Fax Number
  • Business Description
  • Full Address, City, State, Zip Code
  • Visitor counter
  • User panel for easy editing and unlimited updates

Basic listings are completely free to non profit organizations. Your listing will be reviewed shortly after your submit it. We do not guarantee acceptance of every free or paid listing, however if you submit a quality information that is correct it should be added to our directory within a period of 3 business days.
Paid listings are reviewed same or the next business day after the payment has been received.

Full refund will be given if your listing does not meet our listing standards explained in our

Terms and Conditions.
We will never share your details with any other party without your consent.

Why Upgrade to PRO Listing?

Your add will display: * Text link pointing back to your website * Email Address * Your Business Location on Google Maps * Company Logo Chicago Local Business Directory database contains basic information for more than 4,000 businesses across the Illinois. Upgrading your directory listing offers the following benefits:

  • High visibility with online customers
  • Opportunity for your business to make a great first impression
  • Your information is available when customers need it, 24 hours a day
  • Differentiate your business from the competition
  • Increased exposure for your business even if you do not have a web site
  • Marketing leads sent directly to your E-mail box

*** Free listings are provided as a courtesy, to let online customers know that your business exists and may be deleted at any time at our discretion

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PRO Listing - $9/year

  • Company Name
  • Business Description
  • Full Address, City, State, Zip Code
  • Phone & Fax Number
  • Google Map
  • Contact Email
  • Link to your Website with anchor text
  • Company Logo
  • Visitor counter
  • User panel for easy editing an unlimited updates
  • Your listing will also rank higher than Basic Listings

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PRO Plus Listing - $12/year

  • Company Name
  • Business Description
  • Full Address, City, State, Zip Code
  • Phone & Fax Number
  • Google Map
  • Contact Email
  • Link to your Website with anchor text
  • Company Logo
  • Visitor counter
  • User panel for easy editing an unlimited updates
  • Total of 8 photos representing your business
  • Highlighted background for additional visual exposure
  • Your listing will also rank higher than PRO Listings

Main Category Sponsor - $19/Category Sponsor - $14/month

Become a sponsor of a particular category page relate to your product or services. By purchasing individual page sponsorship you will receive:

  • High visibility, top of the category with Up to 150 words describing your business, including logo/text link pointing back to your website.
  • Basic listing with highlighted background is included!

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Front Page Listing - $28/month 

  • **TOP LISTING**
  • Company Name
  • Unlimited Business Description
  • Full Address, City, State, Zip Code
  • Phone & Fax Number
  • Google Map
  • Contact Email
  • Link to your website with custom anchor text
  • Company Logo
  • Visitor counter
  • User panel for easy editing an unlimited updates
  • Up to 12 photos representing your business
  • Highlighted background for additional visual exposure
  • Your listing will also rank higher than all other listings.
  • And of course you will be featured on the Front Page

Click Here to register with us and list your business Today!

Terms and Conditions

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Terms and Conditions for Advertising on Chicago Business Directory

Please read the following carefully before registering your Listing.
THIS AGREEMENT is made between Chicago Local Business Directory and you the "Business Operator".
 By proceeding with the purchase of this Chicago Directory Business Listing, you ("The Business Operator") agree to be legally bound by the terms and conditions ("the Terms) set out below with immediate effect. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all of the following terms please do not continue with this purchase:
Definitions
"Business Owner" Person or persons who owns, runs, manages or represents the Listed Business.
"Business Listing" All the details and images submitted for a Business Owner to describe it for the purpose of display on Directory.
"Subscription" The period that the Business Listing is displayed on our Directory.
"Directory" http://chicago.smugnet.org

Content of Business Listings

Chicago Local Business Directory accepts Business details in good faith and expects that Business Owners will provide an accurate description of their activities, products and Services.
All Business Listings should comply with relevant US legislation including the Fair Trading Act (which covers false descriptions). The Business Owner agrees to indemnify Chicago Local Business Directory against all claims, costs arising out of any misleading information within their listings.
 Chicago Local Business Directory will take every care to reproduce faithfully the text, contact details and logos provided to us by Business Owners. We will not however be held liable for any loss arising out of any error or omission on our part.
 Chicago Local Business Directory reserves the right to determine the design and layout of Business Listings, and (at our discretion) make alterations to submitted details or logos, should we consider it to be necessary. Chicago Local Business Directory will not be held liable for any loss arising out of such alterations.

Business Details

We advise against copying your Business and Product description from other Websites or adverts due to Google and other search engines policy on duplicate content.
If you copy the Business and Product details on your Business Listing from another Website we cannot guarantee that your Business details will be listed by any search engine. It is your responsibility to ensure that the description is unique and informative.

Business Listing Standards

When submitting your Business details you agree to the Business Listing Standards. If when reviewing your Business Listing, it does not meet our standards it will be suspended until the appropriate changes are made.
All changes to the Business Listing made by yourself, are monitored and your Business Listing will be suspended if your Business Listing does not meet our standards.

Materials and Logos

Chicago Local Business Directory will take the utmost care of all materials and logo provided for Business Listing, but cannot be held liable for any loss or damage however caused.

Copyright

It is the responsibility of the Business Owner to ensure they have the right to reproduce any digital images that they supply to us. The Business Owner agrees to indemnify Chicago Local Business Directory against all claims costs arising out of any infringement of copyright for such images.

 Liability

 Chicago Local Business Directory cannot be held liable for any loss or damages whatsoever incurred, including consequential losses such as lost income, in connection with Subscription on the Chicago Local Business Directory Website.

Activity Locations

Business Services offered at more than 1 Postal Town location must not be described on a single Business Listing.

Sharing your details

We will never share your details with any other party without your consent.

Payment

Full Payment must be made within by Paypal. If payment is not received, the Business Listing will be remain Pending Status until payment is received. The period of advertising will not be extended to reflect any non-paid period. 

Renewal

Your subscription will be automatically taken through Paypal in one years time or monthly depending on your subscription. If you do not wish to continue you must terminate this subscription via Paypal before the date of next invoice.
If renewal payment is not received 7 days after the renewal invoice date your listings will no longer display on the Website.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Refusal, Termination or Withdrawal of Business Listing

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Chicago Local Business Directory reserves the absolute right to refuse to accept or withdraw any Business Listing submitted. If the Business Listing has been paid for, a full refund will be made, Under no circumstances will any compensation be payable by Chicago Local Business Directory  for any loss howsoever incurred, including loss of income, the time/cost involved in submitting the Business Listing etc.

If  Chicago Local Business Directory receives a complaint about a Business Listing, we reserve the right to remove that Business Listing from our web site without notice, if in our opinion the complaint is reasonably substantiated. Such complaints could relate to the accuracy of details in the Business Listing. In all cases our decision will be final. In that case, a refund will not be paid and under no circumstances will any compensation be payable by Chicago Local Business Directory for any loss howsoever incurred, including loss of income, re-advertising costs etc.

The Business Owner may choose to withdraw their Business Listing from Chicago Local Business Directory  website – please notify us in writing [ Email ]. If the Business Operators details are listed on our Website for more than 3 days, then payment will not be refunded.

Level of Service

 Chicago Local Business Directory will make every effort to provide Business Owners with a first class service. Chicago Local Business Directory  will endeavor as far as practical to ensure that the Website is available on the Internet at all times. However some breaks in service are inevitable and often beyond our control, we are therefore unable to guarantee 100% availability.

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 Chicago Local Business Directory may change the content of the terms and conditions, and our Business Listing standards during your period of Subscription - notice will be given prior to any change via email.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Business Listing Standards

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Our standards have been introduced to ensure that your Chicago Business Listing looks professional and user friendly. We want to supply visitors with up-to-date, and accurate information, which will enable them to find what they are looking  for in our Chicago Business Directory.

Every Business Listing submitted to us will be reviewed to ensure that it meets these standards. If a Business Listing does not meet our standards, then we reserve the right to edit such listing ( for grammar) or suspend the Business Listing until the Business Owner makes the appropriate changes.

Duplicate Activity Details

You must not, duplicate your Business Listing details from any other Website or advertisement, the descriptions must be unique. Search engines are now removing pages which have been copied from, or duplicated on another site.

Website link

You do not need a website in order to get listed , however a website linked from your advertisement must not promote any Products or Services that are not related to your listing. Links pointing to low value, under construction or doorway pages will not be accepted.

Quality of Logos

Premium Listings allow you to provide a logo to represent your Services which will be displayed alongside your Business Listing. Logos which are fuzzy, and of bad quality, too large or too small will be rejected.

Complaints

Complaints from users of our Website are treated very seriously. If we have evidence that your Business Listing does not meet US advertising standard laws we have the right to suspend or terminate your Activity

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