Business Exchange FAQ
1. For whom is Business Exchange?
Entrepreneurs, business owners, key decision makers in the companies that are taking care about key partners and clients.
2. Which kind of companies should join?
Every kind of company can use Business Exchange. Although our service is best utilized in b2b oriented companies, every company (b2b oriented or not) has relation with other companies and can profit from using Business Exchange.
3. Why collect recommendations?
For every recommendation you receive your company gets referred to all other partners of the company that recommended you. Every recommendation can expose your company to dozens of others with familiar voice of their trusted partners.
Use recommendations you receive to boost your reputation on your website and all over the social networks. By using Business Exchange widgets you can choose the best recommendations you receive and display them on your website as qualified testimonials. By using our share tools you can easily share every one of the recommendations you receive on your favorite social networks.
4. How to collect recommendations?
The best way to collect recommendations is to give one. Choose some of your clients, suppliers or partners that you are very satisfied with and recommend them to your peers as a great clients, through our invitation interface. Chances are they will recommend you back (if they are satisfied with your services or products of course:)).
Our invitation interface allows you to choose desired company if the company is already in our database, if it is not you can fill in the name of the company and email address of it's representing person and Business Exchange will send them invitation for you.
Of course, you can do it in old fashioned way too. Call them by telephone, ask them when you meet them, or send them an email, just like you would do if asking the for testimonials.
5. Why write good recommendations
When you write good and elaborate recommendation chances are, your partner will choose it to be displayed as a testimonial on their webpage. Every testimonial is a backlink to your own webpage that enhances your website’s SEO rating. Properly written recomendations are often choosen by its receivers to be shared across social networks boosing their reputation and in the same time enhancing your online exposure and reach.
Of course, nice recommendation will almost surely prompt the company that received it to recommend you back.