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How to Get Your Business Listed

How to Get Your Business Listed

In this post we will cover the steps you need to take to get your business listed on our directory. It’s really simple and should take no more than 15 minutes. Here is what you will need in order to make it easy for you to list your business. You can get listed whether you have a Physical or Online Business.

In the most recent US Census Bureau study (2012), it was found that there were 2.5 million businesses owned by African-Americans, which is 10% of the total number of businesses in the US. Moreover, it was found that Black-owned businesses generate more than $150 billion per year in revenue for the US economy. (Excerpt from Black Business Champions).

Here are just a few reasons why you would want to get your business listed on our directory.

  • Expands your brand awareness and exposes your business to a wider audience.
  • We do free promotions for your company through our partners.
  • We provide capability for customers to leave reviews and give you feedback on your business.
  • We help you connect with customers faster.
  • Getting listed on our directory improves your online visibility and helps you rank higher on search engines.
  • We help increase your web traffic by ensuring you are getting a high value visitor.
  • Helps get more dollars circulate around our community.


Screenshot of Melanated Markets Homepage

Step 1 

You must be registered in to post your business on the directory. You get registered by clicking on the “Sign In” Button on the upper left of the screen if you are on desktop or by clicking on the top left under the logo on mobile. Clicking on the “Sign In” button will take you to the page where you can either Log in if you already have an account or “Register” if you are new to

Click on “Register” and select if you are setting up your profile as a Guest or Owner


Step 2

After registering and creating an account you will land on your profile dashboard. If you signed up as an Owner You will see the option to “Add Listing Top Right”. Click on that button to select the plan/package you are interested in.

Step 3

The next step is selecting the type of listing you want to post. We provide three categories and you choose where your listing falls under Service, Rent or Event. Most business will be listed under service category, rental properties an items will fall under the rent category and events, meet ups, gatherings and anything of that nature will fall under the Events listing Type.

Step 4

Once you have selected your listing point the next section will load whereby you will enter all the relevant details about your listing type. The more you fill out and complete your profile the easier it is for potential customers and clients will be able to find you. We encourage you to use great pictures and write a product description about what your business does,

If you are having any problems with getting your business listed send us a message at



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    December 4, 2020 at 6:48 am Reply

    I really enjoy the article. Thanks Again. Keep writing. Rayshell Reed Krystalle

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