How to Manage Trade Areas

Welcome to Safe and Trusted Canada.

This video is about managing your trade areas for your business profile.   

We will use the profile Test Us Out as a demo account to ensure that understand the content management system. 

The third tab is the Regions Tab 

The first thing to remind you is that the number of business trade areas is determined by your subscription type.  Our system allows the following.

Basic Subscription  – 1 Trade Area 
Plus Subscription – 1 Trade Area 
Standard Subscription – 5 Trade Areas
Advanced Subscription – 10 Trade Areas 
Professional Subscription – 20 Trade Areas. 

Each province has major trade areas. Each major trade area has a major city with other cities listed according to the population of each city.  Towns follow with each town listed alphabetically.  

British Columbia has three major trade areas.   There are the lower mainland, the island and interior British Columbia.  Vancouver, Victoria and Kelowna are the major cities in British Columbia. BC Areas

Alberta has two major trade areas.   They are Northern and Southern Alberta. 
Calgary and Edmonton are the major cities in Alberta. AB-Areas.pdf

Saskatchewan has two major trade areas.  They are Northern and Southern Saskatchewan.  Saskatoon and Regina are the major cities in Saskatchewan.
SK Areas

Manitoba has one major trade area.  The major city is Winnipeg.  MB Areas

Ontario has many major trade areas and high population areas.   Our staff are continuing to work on trade areas for this province.  Currently, we have listed the cities of Toronto, Hamilton, Kitchener, London, Chatham-Kent and Windsor as main areas.  Trade areas will be updated further for this province.  ON Areas

Quebec has many major trade areas and high population areas.  Currently, we have listed the cities of Montreal, Québec, Gatineau, Sherbrook, Sagnuenay, Trois-Rivières and several others. QC Areas

New Brunswick has the major trade areas of Moncton and Saint John. NB Areas

Nova Scotia has the major trade area of Halifax. NS Area

Prince Edward Island has the major trade area of Charlottetown.  PE Areas

Newfoundland and Labrador have the major trade of  St. John’s.  NL Areas

Northwest Territories has the major trade area of Yellowknife.  NT Areas

Yukon has the major trade area of Whitehorse. YT Areas

Nunavut has the major trade area of Iqaluit. NU Areas

 

 

 

Managing Your Business Content Area

Your business is important to you, and we value all businesses.  Safe and Trusted gives your business the ability to succeed if you want it as a business owner. 

As an entity, we cannot harm any business but can substantially improve how a business displays what it does, what makes it different, its credentials and much more. 

Safe and Trusted Canada has current accreditation with the Better Business Bureau.  See our report. 

Our Site is neutral and reminds consumers and businesses that we do not accredit, validate or endorse any business.   Every profile on the Site has this in writing at the bottom of every profile. 

The following links give the business owner the ability to manage their business with their account access.  

How to Change Your Password

How to Manage Your Profile 

How to Manage Categories

How to Manage Trade Areas

 

 

How to Manage Categories on Safe and Trusted Canada.

Welcome to Safe and Trusted Canada.

This video is about managing your business categories for your business profile.   

We will use the profile Test Us Out as a demo account to ensure that understand the content management system. 

The content management system has many tabs that will impact your business profile.  Some areas apply to higher account types. 

The second one is the Categories Tab.   The first thing to remind you is that the number of business subcategories categories is determined by your subscription type.  Our system allows the following.

Basic Subscription  – 5 subcategories
Plus Subscription – 20 subcategories
Standard Subscription – 30 subcategories
Advanced Subscription – 40  subcategoires 
Professional Subscription – 60 subcategories. 

The exception to this applies to Restaurants and Hotels.  Those business categories are researched and categories automatically added by our admin staff to ensure that the consumer has a complete presentation of that business.   Hotel amenities, as well as types of restaurants, are necessary to the consumer.  

Each subscription level also affects Business placement in our database as well as the ability to add images, PDF documents and YouTube videos.   
Here is how it works. 

The consumer has search options.  They can search from the main site by business name, city, province or phone number.   They can even search by the last 4 digits of a phone number. 

The consumer can search by business category.   We never know what the consumer will search for in the categories and that is why we have options for the business owner. 

Placement of business categories in alphabetical order would be a nightmare for business owners to ensure they have the proper categories.   If the business goes to the tab trade areas you will quickly see how we have grouped the different major categories.  The reason for this is that businesses can easily ensure that they are selecting the proper categories for their business and consumers can easily compare similar groups of businesses. 

A business should select the primary category first and then the first subcategory in that primary to be properly indexed on our Site.

Jobs and Promotions are at the top of every trade area.   This is new to the Site.

Restaurants and Hotels, the hospitality area has the first group.

Automotive categories are in the second group.

Contractors are in the third group. 

Business Professionals are in the fourth group.

Health Professionals are in the fifth group.

Government and Cities are in the sixth group.

All other categories are in alphabetical order. 

As an example In the demo account, we have listed  Test Us Out in the roofing category.  We have listed the first subcategory under roofing which is contractors.   We have then listed a total of 19 subcategories. 

Some roofers will want to be listed in the Contractor area directly for more exposure. 

Some roofers that do other work with roofing may want to be seen under Eavestrough, Siding and Soffits.  Some may wish to be seen in the Renovation area.  Each subcategory increases exposure but may require the business to seek a higher subscription level.  The Professional Subscription offers the most options for overall value to the business owner. 

How to Manage Your Basic Profile on Safe and Trusted Canada

This video is about managing your Basic Profile on the Safe and Trusted Site.   The video is placed at the bottom of this post. 

The first thing you will notice is that one account holder can manage numerous listings and profiles.  We will use the profile Test Us Out as a demo account to ensure that you understand the content management system. 

The content management system has many tabs that will impact your business profile.  Some areas apply to higher account types.   

The first one is the Basic Info Tab.   Here you start with your Business Name, Address, City, Province, and postal code.   Please note that if this area’s content has extra spaces before or after the entry,  then the listing will show up as blank.  This will happen if you are copying content rather than entering content. 

Enter your phone numbers correctly with either a period or dash between the numbers. You do not have to enter a 1 before any of the numbers. 

Enter your email address.  Please note that the email address must coincide with the email address associated with the business from their website.  We often have marketing people acting as if they are the business owner, and for our purposes, we prefer to deal with only the business owner. 

The business owner has the option of receiving emails directly from consumers through Safe and Trusted Canada.  If this is turned off, the consumer needs to contact you directly by phone or your website.   If it is turned on, the consumer can use the Site to contact you through Safe and Trusted Canada.  This may increase spam to your email account, and if it does, you can revert to the original option available.  Remember to update your business frequently.  There are update buttons at the top and the bottom. 

You can use the affiliations area to place all your affiliations to organizations.  This may include Better Business Bureau, Chamber of Commerce, or other professional organizations.  If you place the name of the organization and then the link next to it the following will occur,  The link is displayed and the user can place the link into their browser to check the accuracy of your claim to that affiliation.  If the business has a professional subscription then the link automatically shortens and becomes a direct link. 

The start date of your business is simply the year.  

The About Us are allows the business owner to copy from their website or reinvent content that may not properly be displayed on their website. 

The Business Detail allows unlimited text but people like to see factual information first.  No puffery, just what you provide as a business.  Don’t forget to update your business. 

The Our Ideal Client area allows you as a business owner to place content in this area that can hone in on what you like to do as a business owner or who you like to work with as a business owner.  Choose your content well.  This content is not usually found on most websites. 

The What Makes Us Different area allows the business owner to indicate what may separate their business from their competition.  Rather than indicate what you think makes you different, tell the story as if your top clients were writing it in terms like this.  Our clients tell us that the following makes us different as a business. 

The Keywords area can be used to ensure that your profile is quickly seen on Safe and Trusted Canada.   It is not similar to Google keywords but to make it easier for consumers to find you on the Site.  An example of this is where your business name has special characters that consumers may not place into the search bar. 

The Now Hiring area can be filled out if you have a higher account status which allows more categories for your business. 

Similar to this is the Discounts and Promotions area.  This won’t work for you if you have a Basic Subscription.  You wouldn’t want to use these areas if it means that you are losing business categories..  Business categories increase by account type. 

You can upload your logo easily and should do so to have a better presentation. 

At the bottom, you will see Page Views.    This is the number of page views that the business has received and is confidential to the business owner only.  Please note that while you are working on your content management area, your page views do not increase.  It is only when the consumer or yourself views the live listing.   Remember to update your information. 

How to Change Your Password on Safe and Trusted Canada

Welcome to Safe and Trusted Canada.  This is a video tutorial about managing your profile on the Safe and Trusted Site.   

If you have an information-only profile, you are not able to manage your account.   You need to apply for account access.  If your business has been granted account access, you will receive an email notification that your account is active. Your username is your email address.  For security reasons, we do not send passwords through email or by phone.   You must reset your password.  

Select the click here link to reset your password.   The Site will send a special code to your email address.  Check your spam folder if you do not receive it.  Use the code to reset your password.  Remember that the owner of the business is responsible for all content entered into their profile.  Choose who can access your business account, and remember to change your password often. 

Easily List Your Restaurant Today

As a business owner, you can list your restaurant at no charge with a free basic subscription.  You can also apply for other subscription types to augment your business display on Safe and Trusted Canada.  See the application. 
Grow your Business Faster

Safe and Trusted Canada lists food and restaurants differently than anyone else.   We want the consumer to be able to choose a restaurant from an area rather than just a specific city or town.  In this way, travellers have more options to choose from and get their best deal. 

 They also have the option to see what is available in a section of a province all in one click so that they can see the highest-rated restaurant dependent on the subscription type of the business.

 

 

Consumers search for restaurants just like any other business type.  They search for a business name, city, province or phone number. Our system allows the consumer to search only with the last four digits of a phone number. 

 

Grow Your Business Faster for Your Restaurant.

The hospitality industry has suffered greatly during the pandemic. Safe and Trusted Canada offers the Plus Subscription at no charge for restaurant owners during this time.  See our discounts.   

See all the subscription types available for your business. 

The Site automatically reduces the subscription to an Information Only profile should the subscription be cancelled.  The company may also be archived.
See When We Archive a Business.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE PLACE THE FOLLOWING CONTENT INTO EVERY PROFILE

    • Information Only Profiles are as advertised to the public on the internet. 
    • As a matter of policy, the Site does not recommend, accredit, suggest, promote, or validate any business. Consumers do that through reviews.
    • The Site provides public links to review sites that permit us to publish those links.
    • The Site provides private links to all other trademarked review sites about the business directly only through their account access.     
    • Subscription types give business owners different advertising options, but the Site does not suggest that credibility determines the subscription level.  
    • Users can use the Credentials Search’s advanced features to determine the degree of reliability for each business.  
    • It is the responsibility of the user to check the credentials advertised by the business.  
    • Notify Site Admin immediately where the business is advertising credentials they do not have, or information is not current.
    • The company and the consumer entirely determine transactions with each other. 
    • Safe and Trusted Canada does not mediate complaints, issues, or concerns.  
    • Seek legal advice for complex transactions.
    • Protect your interests as the removal of the business may occur at any time. 
    • See all subscription types for businesses
    • See our YouTube Channel playlists.  

Grow Your Business Faster for Your Restaurant

Safe and Trusted Canada developed a system for displaying restaurants.   As the Site intends to present truthful and transparent information to consumers here is how it works. 

The Site can list any restaurant as an Information Only profile. The Information Only profile may be removed or modified at any time if the business is no longer in operation.   See our application.  Grow your Business Faster

The Site develops the profile with information already present on the internet.  This includes links to the restaurant as well as review links and social media links. Safe and Trusted Canada places more categories into the profile as well as trade areas.  Some restaurants may be in up to 50 trade areas so that the consumer can choose an area rather than a specific location.   This also gives smaller trade areas equal opportunity to attract guests from major population areas.  See the following video example. 

 

Safe and Trusted Canada may complete a composite review about the restaurant based on all the review sites.  Our composite reviews generally show that most review sites are generally close to each other in terms of the overall rating of the accommodation.  The composite review is instrumental in the positioning of the restaurant as it becomes the credibility score of the restaurant. 

Your restaurant may not have a credibility score in place as there is insufficient information or our staff have missed this for your business.   Please send us an email so that we can handle this promptly for your business.  Credibility scores determine placement in the Safe and Trusted database and those without a score are seen last in our database.  The consumer will still be able to see links to multiple review sites for the property. 

Our content management system allows the business owner to change the content at any time through their account.  If we receive approval from the business owner, then we transfer appropriate data from your website into our system.  This saves the business owner time, money and most of all gives it an instant presentation.  All that is needed is an email from the actual business owner or the assigned marketing representative by the owner. 

 

The restaurant may apply for a Basic Subscription.  If it does then the accommodation can display key elements about their business including their logo, what makes them different, who their ideal client is and much more.   The Basic Subscription is at no cost.  This will move the accommodation ahead of all other Information Only profiles.  The accommodation is displayed according to their credibility score.  See the Basic Subscription

The restaurant may apply for the Plus Subscription.  If it does then the restaurant can display everything that is included in the Basic Subscription. The Plus Subscription is at $99.00 Canada-wide.  The restaurant has the ability to remove any review sites in its profile with the exception of Google and Better Business Bureau.   This will move the restaurant ahead of all other Information Only profiles and Basic Subscriptions.  The restaurant is displayed according to its credibility score.  See the Plus Subscription.  

The restaurant may apply for the Standard Subscription.  If it does then the restaurant can display everything that is included in the Basic Subscription and Plus Subscription for $199.00 Canada-wide. Provinces with less than 1.5 million people receive a $25.00 discount.  Please note that GST is added to all prices.   The restaurant now is able to add a PDF to its profile as well as a YouTube video as well as 5 images provided they are optimized for internet display.    This will move the restaurant ahead of all other Information Only profiles and Basic and Plus Subscriptions.  The restaurant is displayed according to its credibility score.  See the Standard Subscription

The restaurant may apply for the Advanced  Subscription.  If it does then the restaurant can display everything that is included in the Basic, Plus and Standard  Subscriptions for $399.00 Canada-wide. Provinces with less than 1.5 million people receive a $50.00 discount.  Please note that GST is added to all prices.   The restaurant now is able to add 5 PDf documents as well as 5 YouTube videos and 10 images provided they are optimized for internet display.  This will move the restaurant ahead of all other Information Only profiles and Basic and Plus Subscriptions and Standard Subscriptions.  As there are now more categories available the accommodation may also access the Jobs and Promotions categories.    The restaurant is displayed according to its credibility score. 
See the Advanced Subscription

The restaurant may apply for the Professional  Subscription.  If it does then the accommodation can display everything that is included in the Basic, Plus and Standard and Advanced Subscriptions for $599.00 Canada-wide. Provinces with less than 1.5 million people receive a $100.000 discount.  Please note that GST is added to all prices.   The restaurant now is able to add 10 PDf documents as well as 10 YouTube videos and 20 images provided they are optimized for internet display.   The Professional Subscription has the ability to automatically shorten links within the profile for a more effective presentation.  This gives the restaurant the ability to direct the consumer to key parts of their website. This will move the restaurant ahead of all other Information Only profiles and subscription types.  As there are now more categories available the restaurant may also access the Jobs and Promotions categories.    The restaurant is displayed according to its credibility score.  See the Professional Subscription. 

The Site automatically reduces the subscription to an Information Only profile should the subscription be cancelled.  The company may also be archived.
See When We Archive a Business.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE PLACE THE FOLLOWING CONTENT INTO EVERY PROFILE

    • Information Only Profiles are as advertised to the public on the internet. 
    • As a matter of policy, the Site does not recommend, accredit, suggest, promote, or validate any business. Consumers do that through reviews.
    • The Site provides public links to review sites that permit us to publish those links.
    • The Site provides private links to all other trademarked review sites about the business directly only through their account access.     
    • Subscription types give business owners different advertising options, but the Site does not suggest that credibility determines the subscription level.  
    • Users can use the Credentials Search’s advanced features to determine the degree of reliability for each business.  
    • It is the responsibility of the user to check the credentials advertised by the business.  
    • Notify Site Admin immediately where the business is advertising credentials they do not have, or information is not current.
    • The company and the consumer entirely determine transactions with each other. 
    • Safe and Trusted Canada does not mediate complaints, issues, or concerns.  
    • Seek legal advice for complex transactions.
    • Protect your interests as the removal of the business may occur at any time. 
    • See all subscription types for businesses
    • See our YouTube Channel playlists.  

Easily List Your Hotel or Accommodation

As a business owner, you can list your hotel at no charge with a free basic subscription.  You can also apply for other subscription types to augment your business display on Safe and Trusted Canada.  See the application. 
Grow your Business Faster

Safe and Trusted Canada lists hotels and accommodations differently than anyone else.   We want the consumer to be able to choose a hotel from an area rather than just a specific city or town.  In this way, travellers have more options to choose from and get their best deal.  They also have the option to see what is available in a section of a province all in one click so that they can see the highest-rated hotel dependent on the subscription type of the business. 

 

Consumers search for hotels just like any other business type.  They search for a business name, city, province or phone number. Our system allows the consumer to search only with the last four digits of a phone number. 

 

Grow Your Business Faster for Your Accommodation.

The hospitality industry has suffered greatly during the pandemic. Safe and Trusted Canada offers the Plus Subscription at no charge for Hotel owners during this time.  This is $99.00 value See our discounts.   

See all the subscription types available for your business. 

The Site automatically reduces the subscription to an Information Only profile should the subscription be cancelled.  The company may also be archived.
See When We Archive a Business.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE PLACE THE FOLLOWING CONTENT INTO EVERY PROFILE

    • Information Only Profiles are as advertised to the public on the internet. 
    • As a matter of policy, the Site does not recommend, accredit, suggest, promote, or validate any business. Consumers do that through reviews.
    • The Site provides public links to review sites that permit us to publish those links.
    • The Site provides private links to all other trademarked review sites about the business directly only through their account access.     
    • Subscription types give business owners different advertising options, but the Site does not suggest that credibility determines the subscription level.  
    • Users can use the Credentials Search’s advanced features to determine the degree of reliability for each business.  
    • It is the responsibility of the user to check the credentials advertised by the business.  
    • Notify Site Admin immediately where the business is advertising credentials they do not have, or information is not current.
    • The company and the consumer entirely determine transactions with each other. 
    • Safe and Trusted Canada does not mediate complaints, issues, or concerns.  
    • Seek legal advice for complex transactions.
    • Protect your interests as the removal of the business may occur at any time. 
    • See all subscription types for businesses
    • See our YouTube Channel playlists.  

Easily List Your Contractor Services

As a business owner, you can list your contractor services at no charge with a free basic subscription.  You can also apply for other subscription types to augment your business display on Safe and Trusted Canada.  See the application. 
Grow Your Business

Safe and Trusted Canada lists contractors differently than anyone else.   We want the consumer to be able to choose a contractor based on overall business credentials and contractor credentials so that the consumer has options to select easily.   Consumers can select several contractors and use the request a quote feature where they can select up to 10 contractors at one time for a quote.  In this way, travellers have more options to choose from and get their best deal. 

 

Consumers search for contractors just like any other business type.  They search for a business name, city, province or phone number. Our system allows the consumer to search only with the last four digits of a phone number. 

 

Our Request a Quote feature makes it easier for the consumer to locate their choice of the best contractors in their city or town.  A consumer can ask for quotes from up to 10 contractors at one time.  The consumer selects the contractors and indicates what they are looking for in terms of services.   Please note that all requests are gleaned by Safe and Trusted admin staff before sending the quotes out to contractors.  

The contractor industry has done has seen many problems for consumers because in some ways it is unregulated.  If you are a great contractor, accredited with Better Business Bureau, or have years in business with all the credentials and reviews displayed, then apply for account access.    

See all the subscription types available for your business. 

The Site automatically reduces the subscription to an Information Only profile should the subscription be cancelled.  The company may also be archived.
See When We Archive a Business.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE PLACE THE FOLLOWING CONTENT INTO EVERY PROFILE

    • Information Only Profiles are as advertised to the public on the internet. 
    • As a matter of policy, the Site does not recommend, accredit, suggest, promote, or validate any business. Consumers do that through reviews.
    • The Site provides public links to review sites that permit us to publish those links.
    • The Site provides private links to all other trademarked review sites about the business directly only through their account access.     
    • Subscription types give business owners different advertising options, but the Site does not suggest that credibility determines the subscription level.  
    • Users can use the Credentials Search’s advanced features to determine the degree of reliability for each business.  
    • It is the responsibility of the user to check the credentials advertised by the business.  
    • Notify Site Admin immediately where the business is advertising credentials they do not have, or information is not current.
    • The company and the consumer entirely determine transactions with each other. 
    • Safe and Trusted Canada does not mediate complaints, issues, or concerns.  
    • Seek legal advice for complex transactions.
    • Protect your interests as the removal of the business may occur at any time. 
    • See all subscription types for businesses
    • See our YouTube Channel playlists.  

What is a Professional Subscription?

Safe and Trusted Canada ( The Site) provides the option for The Professional Subscription for $599.00 plus GST for a yearly subscription.  Yearly subscriptions are automatically billed 60 days prior to the expiration date of the subscription.  See application.  Grow your Business Faster

Monthly subscriptions paid yearly are 51.91 plus GST.  Monthly subscriptions must be cancelled with 60 days’ notice.  The daily investment if paid yearly not including tax is $1.64.   

There are currently two possible discounts for the Professional Subscription. 

See the Current Discounts

We have had several subscription requests for businesses in the United States.  Unfortunately, we do not serve that country.  Our focus is on Canada.  Our platform is unique and provides a system for legitimate businesses to market to consumers in a way that makes it easier for both the business and the consumer.

All our account types are for legitimate businesses.  Your business needs to be registered and licensed and cannot have known issues readily apparent to consumers.    Businesses applying for all subscription types have to be approved by Safe and Trusted Canada taking into consideration years in business and their overall business record.   Our system makes it easy for the business.  See the video below.

 

Your business is important to you.  Why waste your time and money.  Let us generate your profile for you so that you can determine what your best options are for your business.  All that is required is an email from the owner of the business. We only deal with the business owner or their designated marketing staff.  The reason for this is we want your profile maximized with you the owner in full control through your account management platform. 

Premium Subscriptions Increase Views 

See the video about the Professional Subscription. See the video below.

 

This account type provides the account holder with access to place up to 60 subcategories into their profile.  The account holder has the ability to place that profile in up to 20 trade areas adjacent to the business location.  In addition, the business can add up to 10 PDF documents, 20 images and embed up to 10 YouTube videos in their business profile

Payments can be made by credit card, cheque or electronic transfer. There are no refunds for paid accounts as The Site gives the Basic Account at no charge for evaluation purposes of our Site Content Management System.

The business is in the first tier of the database.  See the video.

 

Display of the business occurs above Information Only Profiles, Basic Subscriptions, Plus Subscriptions and Standard Subscriptions,  Advanced Subscriptions and any others who may have signed up for the Professional Subscription after your business in your region or categories.  Your listed business credentials also impact the order of display.  The Professional Subscription is listed according to our Business Order of Display

Every View is measured for the Business Owner. The measured views are secured in the content management pages for the business and are not displayed for public view. See More 

Bypass your competition.  Simply link your profile on Safe and Trusted Canada and your linking bypasses the competition.  See the video.

 

This means that the user does not have to search you out as a business on the Safe and Trusted site, which could also mean that your customers won’t see your competition.    This advantage could be huge for you as a business owner in many ways.  

Use your profile to augment your website.  You can add material on your profile easier than on your website, and more importantly, the user doesn’t see your competition in the process.  Imagine all the material on your Safe and Trusted Canada profile that is not on your website.

What is your business credentials score?  See the video

 

Is the Advertised Name registered? Is the business licensed for the business category and city or town? How many years have they been in business is also a factor. 

If you are a contractor in addition to the above, do you carry worker’s compensation, liability insurance and do you provide written contracts and warranty?  So, in addition to the subscription level, business credentials provide the consumer with the separation needed between one business and another.  A business must guarantee that the listed business credentials are accurate.

The credential score for hotels and restaurants is the composite review done by Safe and Trusted Canada.  All the review sites for a composite review and that average is the credentials score for that business. 

Link to all your national affiliations like BBB and Chamber of Commerce.  See the video. 

 

You can also link to all your local affiliations, as well as any business category affiliations that show why customers should pick you.  Affiliations add to the overall credibility of a business.  go to the content management area in the Basic area and under affiliations list each of them.  Place the affiliation’s name, then add the link to your listing with that affiliation.  Place the full link next to the name of the affiliation.  If you have a professional subscription, all the affiliations automatically shorten.  This also works for your website and links back to certain parts of your website.    Using Links in Your Business Presentation.

See the whole picture about a business.  See the video

 

One of our platform’s benefits is that the business can place their contact information, links to their social media, their business credentials, and links to all their review sites.  They can highlight what makes them different, promotions, now hiring, and even specific links to their website.  They manage their own reviews and send all their information to a potential client in one link.  This gives the business owner the ability to give their clients the whole picture.

Your subscription allows customers to leave reviews.  See the tutorial   

See the video about reviews.

 

All reviews are monitored and posted by the business owner.  The advantage here is that you are always on top of your business as a business owner.  You can ask for the deletion of corrected reviews from customers or even ask the customer for a new review.  As a business, you are not allowed to review your own business.  There are no more blindsides for your business.  You can ask for reviews from all your customers without worrying about what the review will say.  The advantage for you is that you are always on top of your business. 

One of the problems with reviews is that too often a business is blindsided by a negative review.  Never be blindsided again.   See the video.

 

One of the problems most businesses experience is not asking for reviews. They are worried about negative reviews and are not proactive in asking for feedback.  

The Safe and Trusted Review system allows the business owner to proactively ask for feedback from their customers and instantly become aware of issues unknown to the business owner.

Use proactive reviews to ensure that issues are quickly identified to the business owner.  This will enable the business owner to quickly mitigate issues and mediate problems quickly with customers before they escalate out of hand with reviews on websites or even complaints to Better Business Bureau. 

Is Your Business Hiring Staff.  We can help you with that.  See the video

 

Since the above video was made, we have made changes to our system. The business will now go to their content management area and select the Now Hiring area.  All the business owner has to do is place content into the area as to what they are looking for in terms of staffing requirements.

If the business has any paid subscription they can place a link along with content into their now hiring area as well as place the appropriate subcategory into the primary category  JOBS.  The link will allow the consumer to place the link in their browser and research further.   If the business has a Professional  Subscription then the link automatically shortens taking the potential hire to your website or any other link that would highlight further your staffing requirements.  If the business has a Standard, Advanced or Professional subscription they would also be able to add a downloadable PDF for potential hires with even more detail as to applying for a position at their particular business. 

The information will be there for every view in all your business categories and trade areas posted for your subscription type.  All communication between the business owner and the prospective new hire is confidential to each other.  Safe and Trusted Canada does not intervene between the parties involved.   

The potential new staff will instantly view everything about your company, and as a business owner, you will have the benefit of dealing directly with the potential new hire. The best part is that the new potential hire will already know based on your overall profile why they want to work for your company. 

Does your business use discounts or promotions.  See the video

 

Since the above video was made, we have made changes to our system. The business will now go to their content management area and select the Discounts & Promotions area. All the business owner has to do is place content into the area as to what they are offering as a discount or promotion to the consumer. 

If the business has any paid subscription they can place a link along with content into their Promotions and Discounts area as well as place the appropriate subcategory into the primary category  PROMOTIONAL.   The link will allow the consumer to place the link in their browser and research further.   If the business has a Professional  Subscription then the link automatically shortens taking the potential consumer to your website or any other link that would highlight further your promotional offers.  If the business has a Standard, Advanced or Professional subscription they would also be able to add a downloadable PDF for consumers with even more detail about the discount or promotion that the business is offering.  

The information will be there for every view in all your business categories and trade areas posted for your subscription type.  All communication between the business owner and the consumer is confidential to each other.  Safe and Trusted Canada does not intervene between the parties involved.   Businesses are reminded to abide by the Advertising Standards of Canada

Own your own business video for a one-time cost forever.   See the video.

 

This option might be for your business.   A 60-second video for a professional subscription is $549.00 plus taxes.    This video provides key graphics related to your business, including your logo, website, and contact information.  You need to provide your logo, script, and ask you to remember to abide by your script’s advertising standards.  We don’t redo the video.  our on-camera narrators will do the video. We send you an MP4 of the video, so you own it forever. 

Present Your Business Basics First.  We call them credentials.  See the video.

 

Safe and Trusted Canada is looking for businesses that have an advertised name that is registered and meeting licensing requirements for the business’s physical trade area.  Years in business matters on our website.  We are looking for businesses that can clearly articulate that in their credentials in the content management area provided in account access. 

In addition to the Business credentials, if you are a contractor  The Site allows the contractor to indicate that they have liability insurance, worker’s compensation, and warranties in writing.    We are looking for businesses that can clearly articulate their credentials in the content management area provided in account access and add to their overall credential score. 

Your business reputation matters.  We will now also send only to the business owner a reputation management report at no charge so that you have a better idea of all the mentions, review sites, and social media mentions about your business. This is at no charge for the Professional Subscription.  This will give you an independent review and you may wish to purchase a yearly option at 49.00 per month plus GST   See More 

A strong social media presence will help you gain exposure and increase your web traffic. With Social Marketing, you will have all the tools you need to grow your social following and turn online leads into customers. 

Unlimited posts that you control as the business owner at only $29.00 plus applicable taxes.  Our pricing is in Canadian Dollars and the software is provided by a Canadian supplier.  Please note that there is no setup fee and no long-term commitment. Just give us  60 days’ notice of cancellation of accounts paid monthly. See More. 

The business owner agrees that they will receive Safe and Trusted Canada emails regarding customer reviews, instructions, updates and monthly newsletters. See your content management system for your business in the video. 

Our content management system allows the business unlimited options including the ability to manage, market, and grow their business. 

What causes an alert? As with all subscriptions, the company must be responsible and accountable.  Business owners with subscriptions must ensure the accuracy of credentials in their profile. The business owner can ask all the customers for reviews, post the reviews, and handle private issues.  The business owner must ensure that they do not post reviews from anyone connected with their company. See Alerts.

Some business categories are not part of the Site.  Our current category options are the same in every city and town.   See Saskatoon as an example. The Site is currently expanding. See other areas. 

The Site automatically reduces the subscription to an Information Only profile should the subscription be cancelled.  The company may also be archived.
See When We Archive a Business.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE PLACE THE FOLLOWING CONTENT INTO EVERY PROFILE

    • Information Only Profiles are as advertised to the public on the internet. 
    • As a matter of policy, the Site does not recommend, accredit, suggest, promote, or validate any business. Consumers do that through reviews.
    • The Site provides public links to review sites that permit us to publish those links.
    • The Site provides private links to all other trademarked review sites about the business directly only through their account access.     
    • Subscription types give business owners different advertising options, but the Site does not suggest that credibility determines the subscription level.  
    • Users can use the Credentials Search’s advanced features to determine the degree of reliability for each business.  
    • It is the responsibility of the user to check the credentials advertised by the business.  
    • Notify Site Admin immediately where the business is advertising credentials they do not have, or information is not current.
    • The company and the consumer entirely determine transactions with each other. 
    • Safe and Trusted Canada does not mediate complaints, issues, or concerns.  
    • Seek legal advice for complex transactions.
    • Protect your interests as the removal of the business may occur at any time. 
    • See all subscription types for businesses
    • See our YouTube Channel playlists.