The Only Monterey County Directory By Locals For Locals

  • 99% of consumers search for local businesses online (Source: Google)

  • 72% of consumers rely on online reviews as often as personal recommendations (Source: Yelp)

  • Potential customers trust a local resource

  • Build your business and brand with a professional online presence

  • Mobile friendly Directory is available wherever customers are, 24/7

I really like the idea of reaching people who need my services, while I can still concentrate on my painting business. My business has all been word of mouth, so ILoveCarmelCalifornia.com helps reach potential customers for me.

Bill Brewer

Owner, Billy Brewer Painting

I love the idea of sending potential buyers to ILoveCarmelCalifornia.com because they can see things to do in the area. It helps them start to feel at home.

Gin Weathers

Realtor, Weathers Real Estate Group

I have worked hard to build a reputation for excellent work and fair prices.  I like being able to reach more people through the Monterey County Service Directory.

Chris Wheeler

Owner, Chris Wheeler Construction

3 Reasons Why Businesses Love Our

Monterey County Business Directory

Our email marketing gets your brand and business into potential customers’ inboxes and encourages them to share with family and friends, increasing your reach and creating awareness for your business name.
Our Weekly Newspaper, the I Love Carmel California Weekly, is published on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and via email, helping share your company with a broad range of potential customers.
Active on LinkedIn since 2009, we have thousands of connections and the ability to reach 75,828 people on LinkedIn who are within a 25 mile radius of Carmel by-the-Sea.

Gain the Advantage of Being Actively Promoted by Locals

It’s Like Having Your Own Expanded Referral Service!

The Features You Want

  • Your Business Name & Color Logo
  • Complete Description of your Services
  • Include Your Unique Differentiators & Local Story
  • Up to 4 Color Images
  • Up to 5 Testimonials
  • Short Video
  • Link to Your Website
  • Complete Contact Information
  • Your Location on the Map
  • Business Hours
  • Customers can Email you with 1 Click
  • Customers can Bookmark Your Company
  • Customers can Print your page or Save as a pdf
  • Mobile Friendly
  • Custom ILoveCarmelCalifornia.com Review (optional)

The Promotion You Need

  • Promoted on Twitter
  • Promoted on Facebook
  • Promoted on LinkedIn
  • Promoted on Google+
  • Promoted on Pinterest
  • Promoted on YouTube
  • Promoted in I Love Carmel California Weekly
  • Promoted on ILoveCarmelCalifornia.com
  • Promoted in Email Campaigns
  • Promoted on Mobile
  • Promoted through Word of Mouth
  • Promoted with Coupon Offerings (optional)
  • Promoted in Blog Posts
  • Promoted in ILoveCarmelCalifornia.com reviews (optional)

For a Limited Time

Less Than 33 Cents Per Day

( $120 Paid Annually)

As locals living in Carmel, we appreciate and support our wonderful, local businesses in Monterey County. Our goal is to help build your brand and share your message with people who want your products and services so you can focus on your business.

Becoming a Member of the Monterey County Service Directory is Easy

  1. Fill in your Business Name
  2. Click the JOIN NOW button
  3. Complete the payment information
  4. Follow the instructions to complete and submit Your Listing

We’re looking forward to helping your business grow!

Your Business Name
Frequently Asked Questions
How Do I Get My Business Listed?
Once you have provided your Business Name, your Email Address, clicked the JOIN NOW button and completed your payment, you will receive an email from ILoveCarmelCalifornia.com with complete instructions.  We will upload all of the information to the ILoveCarmelCalifornia.com website for you – so you can focus on your business!
How long does my membership last?
Your membership is good for one year and begins once you have approved your business listing and it is live on our website.
I don't have a website. Is this membership for me?
Of course!  In fact, it’s perfect, because we do the marketing for you and potential customers will be able to contact you by email directly from your business listing.  If you would like a website, but don’t have the time or know where to begin, let us know.  We may be able to help you.
How do I enter the information for my business listing?
To make it easy for you, we add all of the information for your business listing to our website for you.  We’ll let you know what we need, and you’ll approve the listing, but we know you are busy with your business, so we’ll take care of the technical stuff for you.
How is ILoveCarmelCalifornia.com different from other places that I advertise?
We believe that there are lots of great places to advertise and we are supportive of all of them.  Our approach is to be proactive, which means that we reach out to potential customers through social media, email, and through our personal and professional contacts.  We are continually building our list of people, both locals and tourists, so we can provide them with the information, products, and services that they need.  We are a business, but we are also just people like you, who want to see our community be successful.  We are experienced marketers and we combine that expertise with our local, grass roots efforts to bring customers to your door.
It's only $120 for an entire year. What can I get for that?
When you review the features and promotional strategies listed above, it probably IS hard to believe we can do it for just $120 per year.  So, we won’t be rich, but we will make a difference.  And that means a lot.
What are the 'coupons' mentioned in promotions and how do I offer one?
At no additional cost, you can offer a coupon to our site visitors.  For example, if you are a restaurant owner, you may want to offer a coupon for 20% off a meal during the month of October.  Unlike some sites, our site visitors don’t have to ‘buy’ these coupons and your business doesn’t have to pay anything extra to offer one.  All we ask is that you honor the coupons you ask us to provide on our site. We promote coupons on our website, in our emails, in blog posts, in our weekly newspaper, and via social media.  When you become a Member of our Monterey County Directory, you’ll have an opportunity to offer a coupon.
What is the 'ILoveCarmelCalifornia.com' review and how do I qualify?
ILoveCarmelCalifornia.com offers personal reviews for restaurants, golf courses, and some businesses.  Our reviews become an official part of your testimonials in your business listing and are recognized specifically as reviews from ILoveCarmelCalifornia.com.  In addition, we write a custom blog post reviewing your business and post that on our site and distribute it via social media.  Personal reviews also enable us to provide first hand experience to our personal and professional network.  After joining our Membership, ask us if your business is eligible for a personal review.

Ready to join our Monterey County Directory?  Fill in the information below and click the red JOIN NOW button to get started!

Your Business Name

ILoveCarmelCalifornia.com is locally owned by people who live in Monterey County, just like you.  We love helping locals, visitors, and businesses connect.  If you know of other businesses who might like to be included in our Monterey County Business Directory, please feel free to share this page with them.

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