Get Listed on Open In Indiana
Follow along with these steps to get your business listed on Open In Indiana and get started with the forums!
Click these links to skip to sections: create your account, create your directory listing, create your offer, update your profile,add a friend, join a group, favorite, subscribe, and reply, register now for a free workshop to get signed up.
From the Join page, click on Join Now.
This will take you to the check out page. Scroll down and fill out your contact info here and be sure to select the communities you serve.
Then click on Place Order at the bottom of the page.
On the next page, at the top, click on where it says You can start building your business listing by clicking here.
This is your directory listing management page. The title must be your business name.
Fill out your listing and submit it for review.
Then add an offer to your listing. Click on Add New under Offer.
Fill out the fields and click on submit for review. Your Offer title must match your business name from your directory listing.
Now return to your directory listing and attach the offer.
Scroll down to Offers and choose your offer from the drop down.
Submit your directory listing for review again.
Now you can preview your directory listing. No one else (except for the admins) can see it.
Once your directory listing is approved, it’ll be visible on the site.
And it’ll show up in the directory for your community.
Go to Profile and Edit to edit your profile.
Scroll down and fill out your profile.
Save the changes to your profile.
To change your profile photo, click on Change profile photo.
Select your profile photo. You will be able to crop this image.
Using your mouse, select the square you want to use for your profile photo.
Click on Crop Image to crop.
To change your cover image, click on Change cover image.
Click on select your file. You can’t crop this image, so please use a program like GIMP to crop your photo before uploading this. The dimensions you want are 1300 pixels wide by 225 pixels tall.
Now it’s time to visit the forums.
You can see topics at the top and forums at the bottom.
Clicking on a user’s name, you can visit their profile.
Click on Add Friend to request them to be your friend on Open In Indiana.
Return to the forums.
Click on a topic to view it.
If the topic is in a group, you can join it if the group is public.
On a topic, you can favorite a topic, subscribe to replies, and reply to the topic yourself.
Enter your reply in the field and click on submit.
You can view your reply on the topic.
At the bottom of the forums page, you can also explore the other forums.
Upcoming Free Workshops
If you have any questions, you can post in the Using the Open In Indiana Directories Forum or contact us! We’ll also be holding a series of 4 free workshops in July to help you sign up. Each workshop will last for 1 hour, and we highly recommend you register for these workshops on Eventbrite, as the space is limited, and we cannot guarantee spaces unless you register!
Choose the location that’s best for you, all workshops are from 2pm to 3pm: