The Independent gives Businesses a Free Online Profile


Thursday 02 October 2014 11:43

Businesses in and around Greater London are being invited to activate their own free page on The Independent that promotes key contact information such as business name, address and telephone number, plus rich content including photos, descriptions, special offers, links to social media networks such as Facebook and Twitter and more.

Claiming and adding new content is easy via the simple online interface available here.

Business owners or approved agents can register online to add their listing or take control of the free profile. After a simple verification process then gives access to a powerful online editing suite which allows 24/7 control of the business profile pages.

· Add rich content such as photos, videos, offers and more with our fantastic online editing tools

· Remove ads from your listing

· Appear more prominently in search results

The service is powered by’s data management service, Central Index, which means that the rich business data published on The Independent Directory will also appear correctly and instantly on hundreds of other local and national websites providing business information.


Digital Services Marketplace

Claiming your profile on The Independent Directory gives a business owner direct access to a suite of fantastic digital products and services to help them promote themselves further online and access a range of other great tools at special prices.

Business websites, Facebook pages, SEO Marketing, Mobile promotion and more are all available via the online Marketplace with regular special promotions for members.

Stand out from the crowd with Priority Presence;

For a small monthly fee, UK Businesses can stand out even further with a Priority Listing for just £25 per month which gives additional profile and presence

· Stand out above competitors Add rich content such as photos, videos, offers and more with our fantastic online editing tools

· Remove ads from your listing

· Appear more prominently in search results

Introductory Offer

Our partners at Scoot are so confident that business owners will love the service that they are offering Standard Readers who run businesses a special introductory offer to claim their free profile and get promoting themselves.

Via a partnership with BING MAPS the powerful online local search engine from Microsoft, and TomTom the navigation partner, we are able to offer free Presence in and TomTom included in the price of an Evening Standard Priority Listing.

That means that for just £25 per month, your business will appear prominently on the following fantastic local websites:

  • The Independent
  • The Evening Standard Directory
  • The Sun
  • PLUS and TomTom

What are you waiting for?


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