It doesn’t matter if you’re a multi-million-pound business or a one-man band. People are searching for all sorts all over the globe. As long as you offer a service related to any marine or water activity, you’re good to begin! And we have 40+ categories for you to become a part of!
Watersports.Guru is an AMAZING platform designed to hook watersports enthusiasts up with watersports & marine businesses, worldwide.
For example, if you are a paddleboarder searching for paddleboard hire near Cornwall, England, look no further! You can find all the paddleboard hire places in that area right here, on our map and by using our search filters.
On the other hand, if you are a watersports or marine business, you can advertise yourselves on this site so that potential customers can search for you. It’s completely FREE to add your business!
We don’t take any bookings/sales through the site and we don’t take any commission – So, you get to keep all your profits! Once a customer chooses to get in contact with you, we let you take the booking/sale from there, using your usual business’s protocols.
Why don’t we take commission like other sites? Watersports & marine businesses are so diverse there is no one size fits all approach when it comes to bookings.
You may be on Watersports.Guru to gain members for your watersports club, rent out paddleboards, book fishing charters, fill spots on surfing a course, offer a specialist repairs service, or drive traffic to your online shop or magazine… The list is truly endless! Therefore, we hand the actual booking/sale over to you, to complete in the way that’s best for your business.
We make it as easy as possible for customers to get in contact with you. You can add as many contact details as you like to your listing! It helps to give customers as many opportunities as possible to get in touch.
Plus, customers can immediately drop you an email via the ‘Enquire Now’ button that is displayed at the top of your listing to send you an email instantly.
Oooo yes peachy! Just create a new listing for each location.
You can have as many listings as you like and manage them all from your account.
One listing = one location on the Watersports.Guru map.
To add a new listing, click here.
To verify a pre-existing listing, search for it using the map or our search filters. Click on the listing. Then click the verify link under the title to claim it as your own and start making changes.
To edit your listing
You can edit any detail on your listing(s) at any time!
To delete a listing
Deleting means you will permanently lose all your info, reviews, and ratings associated with that listing. Therefore, we strongly recommend not to delete your listing unless your business has permanently closed down.
However, if you are certain you would like to permanently delete your listing anyway, please follow these steps.
You’ll need your Username, Listing ID (found at the bottom of your listing’s page), and Order Number (found on your confirmation email) to complete the form.
Once you have submitted your form, your listing will be deleted from the site and no further payments will be taken.
It may take up to 7 days for changes to take effect and your listing to disappear on the site.
Unfortunately, we can not reactivate any previously deleted listings. However, you can start a fresh listing for your business at any time by creating a new listing here.
This is one of our favourite features! Let your own website visitors see how great you are by showcasing your starts on your own website too!
Please note you must have at least one rating before your ratings will become visible on your listing page.
To embed your ratings on your website, first visit your listing details page.
On the top left under your stars, click Embed this Rating on Your Site
A pop-up window will open. You can adjust customisations on the left.
Once you are happy, click Copy Code.
Finally, open your website’s page editor and paste the HTML code where you would like the rating widget to appear. We recommend pasting it in your footer. If you’re not sure, ask your website developer for help to do this.
Asking customers to rate your business can seem daunting, but it’s a lot easier than you might think. Most people are happy to leave a review, and as a business, having a plethora of good reviews from genuinely happy customers is one of the best ways to encourage new customers to get in touch.
Here are some tips: