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Why should I setup a free business profile?

Listing with Start Local provides you with more exposure. You will get access to hundreds of thousands of potential customers every month who are eager to spend money with your business.

What is included in my free profile?

You'll get a detailed business profile page where new customers can get instant access to:

  • Your contact and location information (with Google map) so people can easily find your business
  • Your businesses specialties and your detailed business description so your new customers know exactly why they should choose you
  • Up to four images you can upload to show off your products or services
  • Up to three PDF documents you can upload so people can, for example, find your price list or menu easily
  • A quick enquiry form so people can easily send an email direct to your inbox
  • A link to your website (so make sure you submit a URL)

Frequently Asked Questions

What makes Start Local so special?

Glad you asked! Start Local was created by one of the most talented teams of expert online marketers in India and is now one of India's fastest growing online business directories and local search engines.

The team behind Start Local have together managed millions of dollars in search marketing campaigns for businesses of all sizes from small sole traders to large ASX corporations.

How can my business benefit from Start Local?

The expertise which our experienced team has brought directly to Start Local translates to a site that is designed for just two things:

  1. To bring targeted, qualified customers and leads who are looking for your business to Start Local - a place where they can find exactly what they're looking for.
  2. Converting our targeted visitors directly into your new customers every month by providing your business with the greatest exposure possible.

By taking a few minutes now and registering for a fully featured free business listing on Start Local you'll be increasing your exposure to your target audience!.

Why is it free? What's the catch?

No catch. Your free listing will ALWAYS be free. Period. Even if we add an ability for businesses to get more exposure through a paid listing at a future date, that will be an optional addon. You will never be forced to upgrade your listing.

Do you accept all businesses?

No. Start Local is a local Indian business directory. All businesses submitted to Start Local are approved manually by our internal team. This means that your business must have some kind of real, local presence. You cannot be a website only business to be listed in this directory. All businesses are approved manually and if your business operates as a website only business it will not be approved.

If you've forgotten your password, we can e-mail it to you.

STEP 1: Enter Your New Login Details

(Don't do this if you're already registered, you can login using the link above)

(Your email address must be valid however it will never be shown on the site.)

STEP 2:Add Your Business Details

In the form below, the only fields which are compulsory are highlighted and have an asterisk (*) however the more fields you take the time to fill in the more customers you'll get from your listing.

Editorial Policy

To help keep Start Local consistent and to ensure that your business gets approved as quickly as possible please ensure your listing conforms to the following:

  • Your business has a local presence and is not a 'website-only' business.
  • Please do not write sections of your text in ALL CAPS. Proper sentence case should be used.
  • Please do not use profanity in your profile.
  • Please do not use HTML tags in your profile.
  • StartLocal does not accept adult content of any kind
  • Please do not upload pornographic or illegal pictures or include a link to a website that contains either of these.

Please note that the above editorial policies are in addition to the terms and conditions.


The short description field is shown to prospective customers on the search results page. Having an attractive description helps differentiate your business from its competitors and can ultimately help gain you more business by increasing the number of clicks through to your profile.

It is complusory for all businesses to fill out this field. It is highly preferable to make your short description UNIQUE(and not just pasted in from your website). Simply entering a list of keywords will result in your free listing being declined.


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  STEP 3: Address

I operate my business by appointment so please do not display my street address (suburb, region and pin code will still be shown).


<Please Enter Your Pin Code Above>


<Map Loading... Please enter more address details above.>

  STEP 4: Categories

<Enter 3 or more characters in the box above to search for categories to add>

<No category found>


<Please Search for Categories Above>


Describe the services you offer in each category you have selected in 50 - 120 characters. For example, a security guards and patrols business might enter "Expert personal security consultant. 10 years experience and an average of 95% crime reduction on our watch. Free initial consultation". These fields are compulsory and will help generate your profile more clicks from the search results on Start Local. It is highly preferable to make your short description UNIQUE (and not just copied from your website). Simply entering a list of keywords will result in your free listing being declined.

  STEP 5: Special Offer

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  STEP 6: Specialties and Establishment Date
  STEP 7: Business Tags

No tags have been added yet. You can add up to 5 product tags and 5 service tags using the form on the right. Adding all ten tags to your business will really help your customers find you and, while not compulsory, it is highly recommended. A description must be included for each tag you add.

New Tags
Tag Name
Brands (comma delimited)
This is a:
  STEP 8: Trading Hours

Please enter your trading hours below:

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Opening Time:
Closing Time:
  Sunday Public Holidays
Opening Time:
Closing Time:
  STEP 9: Logo

You can upload your businesses logo which will be seen on your business profile page and will be used to enhance your listing in the Start Local search results. Highly recommended!

  STEP 10: Images

You may upload up to four images (in addition to your logo) you think customers would find useful. This may be images of your office, location, menu items, previous work etc. Please note that all images are checked and offensive images will not be posted. You can only upload images in .png, .jpg or .gif format. Maximum file size is 3MB per image.

  STEP 11: Documents

You may upload up to three documents you think customers would find useful. This could be documents like menus, price lists or anything else you think would be appropriate. Please note you may only upload documents in a .pdf format. The maximum size for documents is 3MB.

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