Features

Free Profile Page

Focused on your professional reputation and your work

It’s free

An attractive, fully-featured profile page, for free. Always. No catch.

Clean, modern, accessible design

Sharp and up-to-date. It's the first profile page designed just for small businesses, contractors, freelancers, and individual professionals.

Designed for all devices

Responsive design means your business looks perfect on mobile, desktop, and tablet. No web developer needed.

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We know SEO, and we know it well

Yes, you could learn all about the elusive, ever-changing algorithms behind search rankings. Let us take care of it. We're founded by ex-Google employees and know the ropes.

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Easy customization & themes

With just the right balance between "we design it for you" and "make it fit your style", Recommended lets you customize your profile images and colors to make your business shine.

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The focus is on you

Unlike Yelp and others, there aren't any ads or promo blocks from competitors or other service providers on your profile page.

Contact information

Your contact details are right up front. Prospective customers don't have to jump through hoops or an intermediary to get in touch.

Connect users to your social media accounts

Plenty of room to share your Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc. accounts on your profile

Intake & Messaging

Customers can contact you — and we don't get in the middle. We just help screen what they're looking for to save you time.

Free, Unlimited Portfolio

Your profile includes an unlimited online portfolio to help you showcase your business. Use projects and collections to organize and group your work however you want.

Unlimited photos, videos, sounds, and more

Build a portfolio to showcase your finest work with unlimited uploads of images, videos, sounds, articles, and web links.

Unlimited collections and projects

Arrange your work how your clients should see it — grouped however you intend for your audience.

Customizable per-project layouts

Recommended is the only free portfolio that lets you choose different layout styles for each project.

Mix content in a single project

In any project you can have images, movies, sounds, links to external pages, press, and more. We'll make everything look cohesive and professional.

Private projects

Some projects aren't meant for everyone to see. You can hide them with a unique link, only visible to those you give access.

Embeddable Widgets

Embed recommendations on your web site

Take your recommendations with you, in multiple layouts and styles to best match your web site design. Our team will even customize it if you need, for free.

No HTML or coding knowledge needed!

Just copy and paste the embed code from Recommended and drop it into your website or blog. Our staff can help, for free.

Compatible with WordPress

Our optional static embed code plays nicely with your WordPress web site or blog — no plugin installation needed!

Flexible to fit your web site design

Embed our widgets as your main content, in sidebars, footers, wherever you need. You can customize the size.

Multiple layouts and designs

Flexible widgets to match your site design. Sidebar, main content, horizontal or vertical, big or small. (Coming soon!)

Build your reputation

Your customers make decisions based on validated social proof — what others are saying about you and your work.

Your reputation — all in one place

Provide potential customers a single destination for all the great things people have said about your business.

Real names, real recommendations

Recommended authenticates everyone's identity with their Facebook, Google, or LinkedIn logins, making recommendations validated and trustworthy.

Request recommendations

Easily secure powerful testimonials that support and endorse your business, easily, from your past and current customers.

Customize your recommendation requests

We'll get you started with something friendly or professional, but everything is editable to suit your style and tone.

Validated identities provide social proof

Authenticated users with real names give credibility to your recommendations and get you new leads quickly.

Add your own recommendations

Incorporate all the praise you've received via email, or from sites like Yelp, Thumbtack, Houzz, or Facebook, all in one place

Follow-up and track recommendation requests

Recommendations are crucial for your credibility, but your customers are busy. We'll help you nudge them politely.

Embed recommendations on your web site

Take your recommendations with you, in multiple layouts and styles to best match your web site design. Our team will even customize it if you need, for free.

Email notifications on recommendation activity

When someone sings your praises, you'll know right away. You'll be notified of new recommendations and any comments made.

Answer questions or discuss your recommendations

When someone says great things, you can say thanks! People can ask questions on your recommendations, and more.

Recommendations, not stars

Let's face it, stars are meaningless — people either recommend you, or they don't. Recommended is a platform for the great folks who do great work.

Easily shareable by your customers

Your reputation is shareable — with a unique web link customers can use when recommending you to others.

Reach friends of friends

Your reputation will reach your customers' connections in their social networks. They'll see someone they actually know recommended you and your work.

Request Recommendations

Request recommendations from clients

Easily secure powerful testimonials that support and endorse your business, easily, from your past and current customers.

Customize your recommendation requests

We'll get you started with something friendly or professional, but everything is editable to suit your style and tone.

Validated identities provide social proof

Authenticated users with real names give credibility to your recommendations and get you new leads quickly.

Follow-up and track recommendation requests

Recommendations are crucial for your credibility, but your customers are busy. We'll help you nudge them politely.

SEO and Mobile Optimized

We know SEO, and we know it well

Yes, you could learn all about the elusive, ever-changing algorithms behind search rankings. Let us take care of it. We're founded by ex-Google employees and know the ropes.

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Mobile-friendly, for better search ranking

Google uses "mobile-friendliness" as a ranking indicator, meaning sites built for mobile rank higher. We already took care of it for you.

Links to your social presence

SEO ranking increases by connections that bolster your profile's relevance. You can add everything from your social media pages to press that mentions your work.

HTTPS, all the time

Is your website being served over HTTPS? Do you even know? Probably not. But your Recommended profile is, and that means Google ranks it higher.

Optional Premium Features

Never miss a call

Streamline your day with a call answering service for small businesses and individuals. Our virtual receptionists help you build better relationships with new and existing customers.

Qualify leads and retain customers

Intelligent incoming call routing qualifies leads, keeps existing customers happy, and keeps you free from interruption. VIP clients get through, spammers don't.

Outbound calling

Remind customers of upcoming appointments, reach out to potential leads, collect contact information, and more!

Custom recommendation widget design & integration

We offer a variety of widget layouts and integrations, but you might want more. No problem, our team of designers and engineers can get recommendations on your site seamlessly.

Accept payment on your profile

Need to accept payment for services or goods? No problem!