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How to add a favorite venue to iDEALShanghai

iDEAL Shanghai.com is the ultimate guide to the city. Foreign residents and visitors can gain instant access to travel and leisure information, as well as find shops, venues, events, deals and many other things.If you believe that a business is one of the best in Shanghai, add the shop, eatery, cafe, bar or venue to our website. In just a few steps it will be within reach of hundreds of thousands of foreign residents and visitors. And it’s absolutely free ... for now! 

Visitors or consumers can click “Like” or leave comments for a venue. The most “liked” venues will be in with a chance to win Shanghai Daily iDEALShanghai Awards. So go to iDEALShanghai www.idealshanghai.com now! The following Q&A tells you how to add your entry.



1.What kind of information can I put on iDEALShanghai.com?

iDEALShanghai.com accepts and publishes user-generated content including business venue information, deals and personal classifieds such as buy and sell, lost and found, job-seeking and miscellaneous.

2. How can I add my store venue?

Step A: Sign up

Open the iDEALShanghai.com homepage and find the “Sign up” button on the top right; then type in your email address and a password in the sign-up box; after that, check for a confirmation e-mail from iDEALShanghai and click the confirmation link; then check for a confirmation email from iDEALShanghai and click the confirmation link.

Step B: Add a venue

After logging into iDEALShanghai, click the “+ Venue” button on the top of the page; then fill in information about your venue(s) in the “Add a Venue” box; then, click the “Finish” button to complete the process. 

3. Where will the information I upload appear? How to make it more visually attractive?

Your venue can appear immediately in the user center under the tab “Posts.” After the information you provided is approved, you will find your venue in the appropriate category immediately.

Click the “Select File” button to upload pictures and enrich your entry with more words and photos will make your venue visually attractive.

4. Can the uploaded information get published in Shanghai Daily?

Shanghai Daily iDEALShanghai editors will look at user-generated content and publish it in columns like classifieds, deals and venues on iDEALShanghai.com. A selection of high-quality information or most popular pieces among users will have a chance to be published in Shanghai Daily to reach nearly 100,000 readers every day.

5. Do I need to pay?

Information uploaded and published online is free. iDEALShanghai also have cooperation plans to garner the information better publicity results. For furtherinformation, please contact 5292-0242.

Still confused? 

Click HERE to see an illustrated step-by-step instruction on how to add a venue on iDEALShanghai.com.

For information upload help, mail to editor@idealshanghai.com. Your comments and suggestions are also welcomed.

Addressing your classified ad needs 

iDEALShanghai also provides a platform for uploading free classified ads — such as finding a job, buying or selling, events opening to the public or social networking. And what’s more, your ad will have chance of being printed in Shanghai Daily. 

Just log on to iDEALShanghai.com and the “+ Classifieds” button can be found near the search bar at the top of the homepage. Fill in the form, attach at least one picture and give a concise description. All classifieds will be checked by an editor before publishing on the website. If you’re unsure of the procedure, just visit HERE to find the uploading procedure.

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