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www.guardianindex.com HOME OFFICE Guardian Index Corporation www.guastianindex.com 178 S. 1 St. Lehighton, PA 18235 Ph. 610-379-4747 Fax 610-379-4748 John@guardianindex.com WHAT OUR COMPANY IS AND WHAT WE DO Guardian Index Corporation is a listed corporation with the State of Pennsylvania GIC is an online business directory for organizations. This gives them an opportunity to place a user-friendly listing (advertisement) at a low yearly cost GIC shares each listing with over 200 social networks daily at no additional cost to the businesses listed with us WHAT OUR COMPANY OFFERS Guardian Index Corporation’s online business directory listings offer a customizable advertisement for businesses GIC shares business’ directory listings with over 200 social networks GIC offers a more beneficial directory listing than that of large directories GIC offers two types of directory listings o Standard Listing – Customizable advertisement with a limited amount of exposure through social networks o Featured Listing – Customizable advertisement with an extended amount of exposure through social networks, rotation through other featured listings on www.guardianindex.com SEO o On average, within 7-10 days of a listing going “live”, listings appear on the first page of major search engines such as Google and Yahoo. o This is achieved through the massive amount of exposure we provide each listing by sharing the listings through the social networks such as Facebook & Twitter 1 www.guardianindex.com WHAT INFORMATION THE LISTINGS GIVE CUSTOMERS Business name Business phone Business fax Business email Business address Link to business website Map to business Customizable business logo or picture Business description o Customizable with videos, pictures, complete business description (what they do, how they do it, why they do it, hours, business history, etc.) Link to a printable “Specials Coupon” Full access 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with their own username and password Business ratings The ability to share their directory listing with others in their social network User-friendly creation, updates, uploads, and maintenance of listings COST BREAKDOWN OF LISTINGS Standard Directory Listing $600.00 / year o Breakdown of $50 / month Featured Directory Listing $800.00 / year o Breakdown of $66.67 / month TECHNICAL SUPPORT Currently, our Tech Support will be our Home Office Phone (610-379-4747) All Sales Associates should be familiar with navigating www.guardianindex.com All Sales Associates should be familiar with creating directory listings 2 www.guardianindex.com CREATING DIRECTORY LISTINGS Businesses who wish to have their own Username/Password and 24/7 access 1. Once the sale has been made, and money is in hand (even if you have created an example listing for them), have them Click on the My Account icon on the homepage 2. Under Register, have them choose a Username & Password and complete the short information below 3. Click the Register icon 4. This will bring you to the My Account homepage 5. In the upper right corner, click on the List Your Business icon 6. This will bring you to the Directory Listing Form 7. Complete all applicable boxes a. Make sure you choose the correct Payment Option b. Most of you will be collecting checks – make sure you choose Money Order/Check/Other under Payment Type c. Business Description i. To produce “breaks” or spaces between sentences or paragraphs (as if you were to type the ENTER key) you must manually type “<br><br>” ii. Do this to space out their description, so that it is not one big paragraph running into each other. iii. You will want to do this when placing a video within the text iv. To embed a video, copy the EMBED formula from whatever website you are uploading it from (Youtube, etc.) and paste the formula directly following the <br><br> formula v. Again, make sure you type the “break” formula to space the video away from the text 8. Click the Submit Listing icon when finished with the Directory Listing Form 9. This will bring you back to the My Account homepage 10. Your listing will be pending until you contact Home Office and the approval is made 11. Once approval from Home Office is made, their listing will be up and running and they may make changes whenever they wish Businesses who wish to have Guardian Index Corporation create, maintain and update listings 1. Follow instructions on creating listing, although, create the ad using your Username/Password 2. Businesses should contact their Sales Associate of changes that need to be made 3. If Sales Associate cannot make changes to listings, contact Home Office for Tech Support 3 www.guardianindex.com FINALIZING & MAILING Business Checklist Make sure ALL checks are made payable to GUARDIAN INDEX CORPORATION Make sure the correct plan is checked, along with the correct amount enclosed Make sure your GuardianID and initials are posted at the top of each Directory Listing Order Form Print legibly in all sections Phone number listed on the Directory Listing Order Form should be the primary contact number we may reach the person Attach a business card of the person handling the listing if available Leave your business card with the person handling the listing so they may reach you for any further questions Make 3 copies of each completed Directory Listing Order Form – one for the business (which is their receipt), one for your records (copy), one for home office (original) Mailing Checklist Send original copy of Directory Listing Order Form with payments Organize your separate sales in separate envelopes – please no staples through checks All mailings/payments should come through our home office by each Friday at 3:00pm to ensure your payment the following week o Any payments received after that will be processed for the following pay period Any mail service is acceptable o We suggest you send payments and paperwork in certified envelopes o At this time, shipping costs are solely on the Sales Associate The earlier you mail, the less you will need to pay for shipping USPS offers flat rate priority envelopes guaranteed 1-3 business days for less than $5.00 All shipments should be addressed to: o Guardian Index Corporation o 178 S. 1 St. o Lehighton, PA 18235 If you have any questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to call our Home Office (610-379-4747). 4 www.guardianindex.com OUR MAIN CLOSING POINTS Guardian Index Corporation promotes exposure and drives traffic to each individual directory listing with over 200 social networks worldwide (and locally) o Every day we share individual listings that are seen by over 15,000 potential customers o Anyone, including the business owner can share the listings with their own social network Yellowpages, Superpages, and the like do not compare to the listings we offer o Customizable with videos, links, company logos, full and complete business description along with the business’s basic contact info o The best part – They can change ANYTHING, ANYTIME! Businesses running specials or sales have the option of adding a printable “Specials” coupon Within 7-10 days of their listinstgoing “live”, Google search results should have that business’ Guardian Index listing on the 1 page of results Affordable o Standard Listings break down to $1.64/day o Featured Listings break down to $2.19/day 5 www.guardianindex.com Directory Listing Order Form Date:_______/_______/_____________ GuardianID: _______________________ Initials:____________ Name of Business:______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Contact:_______________________________________________________Posistion:_______________________________________________________ Website:__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Phone:__________________________________________________________Fax:______________________________________________________________ Email:_____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Address:__________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ City:_____________________________________________________________State:_______________________Zip:_______________________________ Plan Options Standard Listing $600.00 / 1 year – billed yearly Featured Listing $800.00 / 1 year – billed yearly Check here if business will have their own username/password for 24/7 access to listing Username:___________________________________ Password___________________________________________ Notes _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Payment Information Check #_________________ Name_________________________________________________ Date______/_______/___________ Amt $________________________ Listings are 1 year commitments. 6 www.guardianindex.com Employee Contact Form Employee Name Last ________________________________________________ M.I.__________ First______________________________________________________ Address________________________________________________ Home Tel.________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________ Other Tel.________________________________________________ D.O.B.__________________________________________________ Driver’s License #_______________________________________ SSN_____________________________________________________ State Issued______________________________________________ Insurance Co.____________________________________________ Policy #___________________________________________________ Emergency Contacts 1.)Name________________________________________________ Tel. #1_____________________________________________________ Relation________________________________________________ Tel. #2_____________________________________________________ 2.)Name________________________________________________ Tel. #1_____________________________________________________ Relation________________________________________________ Tel. #2_____________________________________________________ 3.)Name________________________________________________ Tel. #1_____________________________________________________ Relation________________________________________________ Tel. #2_____________________________________________________ Physician Name_______________________________________ Tel.________________________________________________________ Driver’s License/Photo ID Copy Hire Date:______________________ W4 Allowances:_________________ Insurance Types: ______________________________ ______________________________ Uniform: YES NO 7
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