www.trustedsaskatoon.com and www.trustedregina.com are more than just the best Regina Directory and the Best Saskatoon Directory they are a growing resource library of Tips ..some provided by our Trusted Partners who really are THE LOCAL EXPERTS in their industries in Saskatoon...and some consumer and business tips provided by us here at Trusted S ! Lets face it ...if you can deal with the experts that share their knowledge freely...why would you go anywhere else? Trusted is here to work for you the consumer ...we want to save you TIME, STRESS and MONEY..Trusted does the research for the consumers ( probably much more thoroughly), so they don't have to..
The Trusted Team is absolutely THRILLED, Excited & Proud to announce that S & E Trusted Online Directory - the business that owns the www.trustedsaskatoon.com , www.trustedregina.com online directories and www.trustedcanada.com has just been announced as one of the 5 FINALISTS for the 2012 ABEX award for Marketing -These are the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce awards for excellence in business!
Sara Wheelwright the Trusted Founder received a phone call Sept 9th from the Saskatchewan Chamber with the news...and it was quickly announced to the media in the following press release:
For Immediate Release September 5, 2012 2012 ABEX Finalists Named
The Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the list of finalists in the 2012 Achievement in Business Excellence (ABEX) Awards. In total, 46 nominations from outstanding Saskatchewan businesses were selected as finalists within the 10 ABEX categories. “The quality and diversity of these finalists really showcases the way in which Saskatchewan’s economy is taking a leadership role within Canada, and across the global stage,” said Steve McLellan, CEO of the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce. “This year’s slate of nominees is an interesting combination of established businesses with proven achievement records and more recent enterprises that truly show the innovative nature of the latest generation of Saskatchewan entrepreneurs.” This year will mark the 29th anniversary of the ABEX Awards, Saskatchewan’s largest celebration of private sector achievement. The event is hosted by the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce, and presented by Conexus Credit Union. The ABEX is open to any private sector business registered within the province, regardless of size, location or industry. The 2012 ABEX gala, set for October 20th at the Delta Hotel in Regina, is themed as a tribute to commemorate the 130th anniversary of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Tickets for the event are on sale now at www.saskchamber.com
Announcement of the 2012 recipients of the Hall of Fame and Business Leader of the Year will be made prior to the event.
The Business of the Year ABEX Award will be announced at the event October 20th.
The 2012 ABEX Award Finalists Marketing
Sponsored by KPMG LLP
Trusted would like to extend wishes to the other 45 finalists in all categories of the ABEX awards ( see full list here ) Congratulation and Good Luck ..we look forward to meeting all of you at theOctober 20th Gala in Regina..to celebrate excellence in business in the province of Saskatchewan ..it what we live and love!!
Thanks must go to our media partners, Family and friends along with the Trusted Partners for their ongoing support!
Just like we said in our 30 page application - " We are driven to do what we are doing because the Trusted team believes we are doing a good thing- for business in the province as well as for the public….we are rewarding and promoting excellence in business from local Saskatchewan businesses big and small …and we are doing it because we BELIEVE in what we are doing ..and we BELIEVE in our Trusted Partners!
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www.trustedregina.com has now been launched to the public for over 3months and it is clear that the Regina Public appreciate the service....as the numbers for the first quarter show 1000's more people have been to the Regina directory than vistited the Saskatoon directory in its first quarter..
www.trustedsaskatoon.com has had over 30,000 unique visitors to the directory since it went live and over 90% of the visits have come from Saskatchewan...truly impressive numbers...active buyers looking for Trusted Businesses!
In the same period Regina has had nearly 10,000 visitors with 87% from Saskatchewan the majority from Regina..in fact in the last 30days alone we have seen a 27% increase in visits to www.trustedregina.com ..in the Sumnmer ..which is the slowest time on the internet in Saskatchewan..so this indicates that www.trustedregina.com is going to set a new record for visitor numbers and beat www.trustedsaskatoon.com 's impressive 1st year ...
A major reason why is the added value we offer the public with the Trusted Tips ..and the social media engagement ..we now have over 440 Trusted Regina Facebook fans , over 1200 Trusted Saskatoon Facebook Fans and over 1250 Twitter Followers , and growing daily!
The ever growing list of Trusted Regina businesses on the REGINA DIRECTORY and Trusted Saskatoon businesses on the Saskatoon Directory is an impressive list...and we are proud to feature and promote them to the Saskatchewan public ( and beyond)
The Trusted Partners on board are forward thinkers, innovators and experts in the city and they understand that to make a difference in your business that offering ' just good service' doesn't cut it anymore..they offer remarkable service and they do that as standard.
The Trusted partners have made a commitment to share their expertise with the public , and make Trusted Regina and Trusted Saskatoon not just the best place to source local businesses when you have a need...but also a place that is becoming a growing library of tips and resources over more than just the 40 categories we reach....Type ' Trusted Tips Regina' or ' Trusted Tips Saskatoon' into Google and you will see what we mean...or go to our 'Trusted Tips ' Library on the Regina directory or Trusted Tips on the Saskatoon Directory to read the well written, interesting and helpful tips our Trusted Partners have provided....or simply ' Choose a category ' from the list on the left of the the Blog page....we are more than just another Directory..we are THE Smart & Simple Choice ....and we work for YOU!
The SASKATOON DIRECTORY and REGINA DIRECTORY of Trusted businesses..the smart & simple choice!
Check out our You Tube Channel here for more tips and resources ..for Business owners and consumers alike!
Trusted is thrilled to be able to showcase these 3 Trusted Businesses, as they are all truly awesome at what they do..just like the rest of our Trusted Businesses on the www.TrustedSaskatoon.com Directory of excellence!
1. Reed Security
You know you have a good business when 2 days after they sign up and the DAY they passed the stringent verification and checking procedure (that Trusted puts all of it's advertising partners through) you get a nomination through the website for them from a member of the public....someone who used to work at a competitors alarm / security firm no less..and what did she say?
Here is the email that we received through the website
Saskatoon Website Comments from: SR
Comments: I would like to recommend Reed Security for alarm systems. I used to work for another security company in the city and Reed far surpassed us in customer service, installation and overall customer satisfaction.
Thank you SR ( i have not displayed your real name in the blog ..as i didn't ask permission)....we are pumped that you just confirm what we already heard from the grapevine, Reeds current clients ..and knew ourselves..REED SECURITY are outstanding , and Virgil Reed the founder and owner of Reed Security totally GETS Trusted and what we stand for ..because he stands for the same. Be assured, what ever your alarm or security needs REED Security will help you to get excatly what you want ...simple domestic alarms to STATE OF THE ART security cameras ( click here to look..the clarity of image will blow you away) for businesses....they are setting a very high standard in this category thats for sure.Check out the listing here
Lastly look at this pictue I found from a few years ago at The Home show of REED helpers giving the Thumbs up...maybe they had a premonitionjQuery15208760662184009968_1358457806360?
We are signing people up to Trusted everyday as nominations flood in to the site ...and we thank you Saskatoon for that PLEASE KEEP THEM COMING ...after all we are just word of mouth ..the ULTIMATE Word of mouth ..and as we said to our advertising partners on Monday at the launch celebration TOGETHER WE ARE TRUSTED....We promote the BEST ..other directories list the rest!