Directory Benefits

Directory Benefits

Targeted Local Marketing:

Locally targeted marketing means reaching more of the right customers more often – specifically your local Wollongong customers. It may also help you reach customers that live or work in Sydney or other areas when they’re looking for local Wollongong businesses including services, professionals, tradesmen and venues.

Build Greater Business & Brand Awareness:

By advertising with, the customers you’re targeting will become more aware of your business, brand, products & services. Building a greater awareness of your business will help to grow your reputation. Customers tend to make purchases from trusted businesses that have good reputations together with quality products.

Helps At All Stages Of The Buying Process: is an online reference source that can be accessed 24 Hours a day – 7 Days a week – exactly at the time customers are looking for you. This local directory is useful at all stages of the buying process & may assist your business with the power of the Internet by: a) Building brand recognition, b) Increasing your credibility, c) Informing your potential & existing customers the benefits of dealing with your business d) Inviting customers to buy from you & e) Complementing & extending the lives of your other advertising.

Advertising With Great Features & Benefits:

Our advertising packages and formats have been specifically designed to help your business build credibility, look professional and inform customers why they should buy from you. It will also assist you by driving extra business to your inbox, Website, phone and business premises* (*optional). Your ad can include features such as your business name, address, phone number, web link, receive free quote requests and email enquiries, your logo, upload a menu, brochure or catalogue, a photo gallery, a YouTube video, sales message with  seo keywords, awards & qualifications, opening hours, Google maps and more. You can easily link your ad to Social Media via Facebook, Linkedin, Twitter & Instagram – Your customers can see if you share any common friends and associates. It’s like word of mouth advertising online. Use the ad examples tab to see the variety of ads available – there’s sure to be 1 or 2 that’s right for you!

Low Cost Yet High Quality: is an easy, professional, innovative & cost effective way for business owners to advertise online and increase their Internet marketing presence into the Wollongong region. It’s an ideal marketing tool for small businesses looking for an effective, low cost Internet advertising solution.

Our adverting packages are extremely cost effective and are great value for money when compared to local Newspaper, Radio, Television, Magazines, Flyers, Phone book advertising and other online business directories. Click the ad examples tab to see what great value for money our advertisements represent. We even offer businesses that are located within the directory area a FREE ONLINE ADVERTISEMENT.

Measurable Results:

Your advertisement’s traffic will be constantly measured and the results available to you in your account area at any time. This is a great tool for you to be able to estimate your return on investment. But let’s face it, our Wollongong online business directory advertising is so affordable that you’ll probably only need to receive one decent enquiry a year to pay for your ad. You can also see how many days your ad has remaining via the use of the handy “days remaining” counter.

YouTube Video Production - Wollongong:

We can produce low cost YouTube videos for you to promote your business & heavily discount the price of YouTube videos for clients that advertise with us.

Social Media Marketing & Business Referrals:

For our advertisers who have Priority ads, we occasionally place free posts on Social Media to reach an additional audience & to give you a greater online exposure (these posts will also link to your ad - see "ad examples" for more details). In addition to this, we provide a Business Referral Service - we regularly search through Facebook to find people looking for information on local businesses....just like yours. When we find such requests, where appropriate, we reply to these potential customers with some info about your business & a link to your Priority ad - all at no extra charge. This all adds up to great value for money!

Google & Search Engine Listings for your ads:

Your advertising  - Found directly on Google & other major search engines*.

Every Gold, Silver & Bronze ad that's placed on Wollongong Search is submitted to Google, Bing, Yahoo & other search engines to be indexed. What this means to you, is that your customers' may not need to go onto the directory to be able to find your ad. Your ad's listing may be found directly on Google, Bing, Yahoo  & other search engines*. 

*Please be aware that Search engine content & indexing is outside of our control.

May Help Your Website To Rank Better On Google:

By linking your Website to Wollongong Search it’s possible that you will obtain SEO benefits & help improve your website's online ranking.

You Don’t Need To Have a Website To Advertise:

No Website? No Problem! You don’t need a Website to have a great online package with Simply choose the package that’s right for you and build your advert by filling in all of the fields in the advertisement wizard - except the Website link field. It’s easy!

(Please note: A Website is required for Banner advertising)

Pay No Extra For Quotes and Enquiries

When you purchase an advertisement that provides quote requests and email enquiries - that's all you pay for. You may receive an unlimited number of quotes and/or enquiries at no additional cost.

No Need to Purchase Additional Suburbs

Unlike some other online directories, there's no need to purchase additional suburbs or post codes to reach your customers. With Wollongong Search your ad will be found in your category for the entire directory region at no extra cost – reaching more customers for less.

Design Your Own Advert Or We Can Help:

When you create your own ad we have inserted useful tips to help you get the best results. If you feel confident that you can design a great ad on your own, go ahead and create it now – our ad wizard will make it easy for you! Alternatively you can have an experienced local advertising consultant help you build your ad & assist with SEO copywriting to maximise the effectiveness of your advert/s for a small extra charge. We’re happy to visit you at your local office or you can phone or email us.

Edit Yourself Anytime For Free:

You’re in control. You can edit your own advert or listing - 24 Hours a day, 7 Days a week. Simply log into your account then update any details including, your address, phone number, text, opening hours, qualifications, keywords, menu / brochure, web link, logo, photos and more any time for free!

Maximise The Benefits Of Booming Smart Phone
& Tablet Sales:

It seems now that more & more people are using the Internet to find local businesses and fewer people using phone books. As the sales of smart phones, laptops and tablets continue to grow, your potential and existing customers will be able to find & be informed about your business through the use of our directory online at home, at work or on the go via all of these devices using “click to call” technology.

Pay Online With Confidence:

Wollongong Search uses the speed, ease and safety of PayPal™ for you to be able to pay your account. Choose the convenience of Visa or Master Card payment options – with no surcharge on credit card payments.

Receive Advertising Discounts for Referring Your Friends:

Refer your friends to us & receive $20 off your next ad when your friends make their first purchase. They will also receive $20 off the price of their first ad with us. Click the "Refer a Friend"  tab on the home page for details.