What is BizBen.com? What info can I find on it?
BizBen.com was established online in 1994 and consists of both available and wanted postings and posts relating to established businesses, commercial real estate, commercial real estate leasing, franchise resales, new franchises, and new business opportunities in the California marketplace. BizBen also offers its viewers/users information that's updated daily: Blog, Articles, News & Tips, and a Resource/Directory of services to complete those deals!
Is there a cost to use (view info on) BizBen?
There is no cost (its FREE!) to search or use other great tools like saving postings & posts, notes taken online, etc on any of our online postings and posts on BizBen. There is a minimal cost to place a posting (advertising) to appear on our site. This fee is much less and more effective than advertising in daily newspapers, trade publications, and other media that's not as targeted as BizBen.com
Are there more advanced advertising/marketing programs for brokers, agents, intermediaries?
Yes, for brokers, agents, and intermediaries we have our very successful Fast Track postings/ads, and our Advanced and Premium Advertising and Marketing Programs (that incorporate our Fast Track posting/ad programs, etc) that are specially designed for intermediaries who wanted a more advanced way to sell their postings, reach more qualified buyers, and business owners trying to sell a business or commercial real estate. Intermediaries can utilize these special marketing and advertising programs to: place articles & blog posts on BizBen, promote workshops & special events, etc. For custom marketing programs for intermediaries, please phone our BizBen Advertising Specialists at 888-212-4747 for details on some great options.
How do you sign up on BizBen to save postings, posts, notes, etc?
Go to the Register link (or the log in link) at either the top or bottom of the page on BizBen. Add your information on the form and you will be emailed a confirmation link to varify your online registration. Just click on the link in the email and your BizBen Account will be activated. When you are logged into BizBen you can save postings and posts, take notes and save them on all content on the site, follow Users, and much more in the MyAdmin box shown on the lefthand part of the BizBen website.
How does BizBen generate traffic to their website?
BizBen reaches hundreds of thousands of potential buyers, sellers, & intermediaries each month with its advertising & marketing campaigns throughout online outreach integrated efforts. Since BizBen.com has been assisting those selling and buying California businesses since 1994 we have a huge following of site Users - over 45,000! Our postings & posts are also fed via RSS feed to a network of small business sites, resources, and social media websites like Twitter, Facebook, etc. This means you will get more exposure for your postings and posts with BizBen than with other media. Plus, BizBen is extremely affordable so you don't spend a fortune trying to generate interest in getting your deal done.
Can I add new postings or revise my postings at anytime?
Yes you have full control 24/7 to log into your BizBen Account and add new postings, revise current postings, and make postings inactive or delete them - bottomline you have full control over your advertising on BizBen.
How do I make sure BizBen Emails/Messages don't go into my SPAM/Trash folder?
To make sure all important emails/messages are sent to you from BizBen (and from interested site Users about your content on BizBen) don't end up into your email program's spam/junk folder by mistake - make sure you put these email addresses into you email address book: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. Also put @bizben.com in your "Safe Senders / White List" in your email program this will also help insure you get all important emails sent to you from BizBen regarding your info and advertising on our site.
How much does it cost to to advertise on BizBen?
Posting costs vary on BizBen - we have both Standard & Fast Track Programs. You have several options for placing an available or wanted posting, and one is sure to fit your budget. Go to the "Advertising" link at the top of this page for advertising/pricing for: Postings, Banners, Resource Posts, Sponsored Ads, etc. We also offer many custom Advertising/Marketing Packages that combine many of these advertising programs - ask us to customize a successful Ad package for your situation! Phone our Advertising Experts at 888-212-4747.
Can I edit or turn off Instant Email Alerts, Daily Email Reports?
Yes. Lets say your going on vacation, or you just want to turn off/suspend your Instant Email Alerts or Daily Email Reports (of new and refreshed postings) you can in your My Admin section (on the upper lefthand side of this page) when you login to your BizBen Account. At anytime you can "turn on, turn off/Suspend" these functions. You can also edit any of these Email Report/Alert functions at anytime.
Is my information secure with your site?
Yes. BizBen does not sell or give out to anyone your information, email address, name etc. We value your privacy as we do ours. BizBen also utilizes to ensure your privacy the best encryption code and security programs available.
Are there discounted advertising programs for advertising multiple postings on BizBen?
Yes there are. The discount for multiple postings on BizBen for can be viewed on our BizBen Advertising Information page (Multiple Posting Plans). If you need more information on our Multi Posting Plans, or to set up (or upgrade) to such a plan please phone our BizBen Advertising Customer Support Team at 888-212-4747.
How long does it take for my new posting to display on BizBen?
Your posting will appear immediately on BizBen in the appropriate areas and catagories on BizBen making it easier for potential Users to find and contact you about your available or wanted posting. We will also refresh your posting periodically so that site Users are exposed to it on a regular basis.
When writing a posting/ad for BizBen what are the most important factors?
First you want to include as much possible information as possible (as much as confidentiality will allow provided that it is important) in your posting/ad - talk about the history of the business, where it's at now, and the potential in the future. Buyers also want to know about: lease factors, number of employees, geographic area, competitive factors, financial information - past/present/projected future etc. We have found that the advertisers who write a comprehensive, detailed posting are usually the ones who get the best response by far.
How do I modify my business for sale posting/ad on BizBen?
You can update and modify your posting(s) on BizBen at any time - 24/7. To do so, log into BizBen and then go to the BizBen MyAdmin section (you'll see it in the upper left part of BizBen when you are logged into your BizBen Account) - you'll see a link to your "Active Postings" & "Inactive Postings" lower in the MyAdmin box/section. In both these modules you can revise/edit, inactivate a posting. It's also in these modules that you can see your viewed stats and messages/emails relating to each posting listed.
What information should I include in my Posting on BizBen?
More information is better than less! Try and give as much information as possible when submitting your posting/ad on our site. Discuss the history of the business, the potential of future business, the area the business or commercial real estate is located in. If you can put financial information into the body of the long profile (in the posting) so much the better. The advertisers who get the best response from BizBen are the ones who answer many of the questions a potential buyer or seller will typically ask in their posting online.
What types of payment do you accept for postings and advertising plans?
We accept either credit or debit card payments. Payment via check is accepted as long as the Account User pays at least six months in advance. Ongoing (monthly) advertisers are auto-billed monthly via a credit or debit card on the 1st of each month.
Is my email address displayed in my BizBen posting(s)?
No, due to confidentiality your email address is "masked" or hidden behind our online message box/form for potential site users to contact you by email message (and possible by text if you have an advanced BizBen Account).
Are there any membership fees to join BizBen to advertise?
No there are no membership or initiation fees to join BizBen to advertise.