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How to Claim and Update Your Scout Profile
Scout is your city's gateway to expanding and relocating businesses. It's also a place to leverage the Voice of Local Business in Attraction and Retention efforts.. Follow these simple steps to claim your city's profile and showcase its potential.
If you prefer video, you can follow along here on how to Claim + Update your Scout Profile
Step 1: Go to the Scout Platform
Visit the Scout, the hub where cities and businesses connect for economic development opportunities.
Step 2: Find Your City
Search for your city's profile on Scout.
Step 3: Claim Your Listing
Click on "Claim this Listing" to take control of your city's profile and its representation.
Step 4: Provide Contact Information
Enter your contact details to verify your claim and establish authenticity.
Step 5: Log In to Update Your Page
Once your claim is accepted, you'll get an email like the one below. Create a password and account so that you can log in and update your city profile. Then you can use the Scout platform to update your city's page with the latest information.
Here is what a complete profile looks like - McKinney, TX.
Step 6: Encourage Reviews
Invite local businesses to leave reviews about their experiences in your city. These real-world insights add credibility to your profile and can be used to power attraction and retention efforts.
In a nutshell, Scout is where your city's economic potential meets practical opportunities. By claiming your profile, you're taking charge of how your city attracts businesses and propels its growth. Follow these steps to get started today!
If you are curious how Scout helps Economic Developers, check out the video below.