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Help Your Local Businesses Succeed

Local businesses rely on word-of-mouth marketing. If you know some great businesses, consider inviting them to join our site so you can recommend them! Writing positive reviews can really help local businesses thrive (or stay in business during these tough times)!

The businesses that you invite will get our professional plan ($39 value) for free, and you will become a trusted reviewer on our site!

Get started

1. Send Invites

Invite your favorite local businesses to join our site, like your optometrist, caterer, florist, ... etc.

2. Trusted Reviewer

Your reviews will become more trusted with each invited business that accepts. This means that your reviews will be displayed more prominently!

3. Gift for Business

With your invitation, the businesses will get our Professional Plan ($39 value) for free for one month, which will allow them to try all of our features. After one month, they continue on our Free Plan. No credit cards required.


Step-by-step instructions on how to send out invitations to your favorite businesses.

1. Sign Up

Click here to sign-up for an account. Choose your username, enter your email, and check 'I Agree'.

2. Welcome Email

In your inbox, you will find a welcome email from Hoursmap. The email will contain your new password.

Click 'Log-in'.

3. Sign in

Use your email and the password from your welcome email to sign-in.

4. Dashboard

Click on 'Dashboard'.

5. Invite Businesses

From the Dashboard, click on 'Invite Businesses'.

6. Enter Business Emails

You can enter the emails of the businesses here. One way to enter the emails is clicking on 'Enter Your Contacts'.

Then, enter the emails, separated by commas.

Then, click 'Continue'.

Alternatively, you can enter the emails by choosing to 'Import Your Contacts' or 'Upload Your Contacts' (not shown in screenshot).

7. Send Invitations

Click 'Select All' and then 'Send Invitations'. Your invitations have been sent!

8. Your Profile Page

After the businesses join our site, you can recommend them on their listing pages. All the businesses that you recommend will appear on your author page.

Your trust score will increase with each business that you invite and join. Your overall trust score will be used to determine how prominently your recommendations are displayed.

Become a Trusted Reviewer

Invite & Recommend great local businesses in your community!