• January 18, 2017

How to Achieve Industry Standard Status on VentureApp

How to Achieve Industry Standard Status on VentureApp

VentureApp was created to help businesses build their reputation and discover & connect with other reputable businesses. Your VentureApp business profile is the digital representation of your reputation and connections. We’ve created a simple platform to rank profiles based on reputation so that users can easily search for and chat with people at other reputable businesses. By mapping this data, we help users make smarter business connections (learn more about our 2.0 launch here).

Sign up for VentureApp to build your reputation

Search results are based on VentureApp’s Reputation Rank algorithm which ranks businesses based on a combination of their connections, recommendations, and activity on the platform, while customizing the results based on the network connections of the user searching. While search results on our platform are dynamic and always changing based on the activity of businesses on our platform, we highlight businesses that have achieved Industry Standard status in individual business categories on a weekly basis.

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These businesses are the top 50% of companies with the highest Reputation Rank on VentureApp – Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze. As we continue to grow our network we will refine Industry Standard status to very specific categories & tags – size of company, geography, niche categories, etc. – so that it’s designed to help the longtail win, not just the biggest business with the most connections. So how can you achieve Industry Standard status?

Sign up, claim your profile, and build your reputation. It’s as easy as three simple steps:

Step 1: Build your profile

Add a logo, a header image, and an avatar to personalize your company and personal profile. Add a tagline, your location, and the service(s) that best describes your business.

Step 1 - Get Featured

Step 2: Add connections & recommendations

Your Network, Recommended By, and Recommend tabs are empty. Start building your network! Add clients, partners, investors, service providers, etc. Our platform will let you indicate your relationship to any business you add. If you have an existing recommendation which was already approved by an existing contact, simply input the recommendation and we’ll send them an email with one-click approval. Do you have dozens or hundreds of recommendations and connections? Connect with our team directly and we’ll share the steps for automating this process.

Step 2 - Get Featured

Step 3: Start chatting

Once you’ve added connections and recommendations, you’ll begin to rise the ranks in search results. But you don’t have to sit back and wait to be found. Upon login, you will find users who are currently online and what expertise they are available to chat about or the topic they need help with from an expert on VentureApp.

A status could range from: “Let me know if you have any questions for me about upcoming business tax return filings,” from an accountant, to “Filing my taxes this week and have a few questions about R&D tax credits,” from an entrepreneur. Don’t forget to update your own status today.

Log-in to see who’s online now in the top right hand corner of the platform:

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View what people are interested in talking about and set your own chat status so users can connect if they want to benefit from your expertise:

Set Your VentureApp Chat Status

Have you claimed your profile yet? Sign up to start building your reputation.