Features & Overview
Here’s an overview of the features you will find on the home pages of each community and city:
Groups: Start or promote your group or organization in your community and make it easy for locals to find and learn about you. Many groups will be promoted in our community newsletters and are eligible for sponsorship. Use us to recruit new members and partners. Groups can have their own group discussion forums, events calender and photo gallery. Available to all members. More about group features. See Video on How to list my club or group.
Associations: Same as groups but organized for larger or official community organizations. Post or host to promote your association in your community. Available to all members. See Video on How to list my association
Deals: Find local deals from local merchants - many of whom support your community. To post a deal in your community. contact us.
Garage sales: Post your garage sale in your community. People are more likely to come to your garage sale when they know it is very close by.
Prizes: Individuals or groups that contribute content to community pages or list your club or group are eligible for prizes. Businesses that provide a prize will have their prize and business featured on their community home page as a sponsor. If you have a contest you would like to set up please contact us.
Events: Post your community event here. Open to all community residents who are members. Learn how to post events in your community.
Photo Gallery – Do you have interesting photos of your community? Any member can create a gallery and upload photos.
Rental Ads: Post your for rent listings here for free. Please post rental to one community only.
Employment Ads: Free job postings for local jobs.
Restaurant Guide: Great places to eat in the neighbourhood or nearby and a little about them. See and post reviews. If you are a restaurant owner and would like to add your restaurant to our guide please contact us.
Entertainment guide: Things to do in the neighbourhood or nearby and a little about them. See and post reviews. Would like to add something our guide? Please submit or contact us.
Best of community: The best attractions, places, or events in your neighbourhood. See and post reviews. Add to the “best of” list in your community, please submit to: write for their community.
News: Community news and interest stories. Any member of this site can submit stories for publication. Individuals who would like to write “live” news posts must contact us to be a writer for their community. We only want to eliminate spammers.
Blogs: A place to voice your opinion on issues or happenings in the community. Any member can submit a blog or make comments on blog posts. As long as it is within tasteful guidelines it will be posted. Individuals who would like to write post blogs “live” please contact us to write for your community. It’s easy to get approval. We only want to eliminate spammers.
Discussions: Similar to blogs but intended to elicit other’s opinions and create discussions. As long as it is within tasteful guidelines it will be posted. Any member can submit a discussion or make comments on blog posts. Individuals who would like to write post “live discussions” please contact us to write for your community. It’s easy to get approval. We only want to eliminate spammers.
Classifieds: A tool that allows members to post ads or requests for free. Anything objectionable will be removed.
Poll: Submit a poll question for your community involving a pertinent issue in your neighbourhood. If you would like to add a poll please contact us.
Community Profile: A thorough description of your community. This description will contain information on: amenities, resources, geography, lifestyle, attractions and more. Individuals who would like to write community profiles please submit to “writer for your community”
Crime Prevention- Use our group section to host your crime prevention group in your neighbourhood. Inform, recruit or promote a neighbourhood block watch or crime prevention initiative. Learn more about crime prevention in your neighbourhood. See Video on How to host your Block Watch.
Featured content: Anecdotes or articles of interest related to topics of the writer’s choosing. Note that featured content will be posted on all community pages. Individuals who would like to write featured content must contact us to be a writer.
Email Alerts: Members can adjust their settings for this. Notifications for new information or events on your community or group activities.
Tell a friend: Use a variety of internet tools to share your pages on facebook and twitter.
Real Estate Guide: Community Real Estate information, including local area specialists and listings in the area. Sponsored by a reputable local realtor.
Business Profiles: We feature locall businesses that give back to their community. When consumer's buy from these business hero's - you encourage more support in your community. Paid sponsors receive an unlimited content management business profile with powerful social networking features. Use to enhance traffic to your existing site or as more effective means of two way communication with your customers. See example: