Guide Hire Costs
It’s FREE for clients to search our database and find a mountain leader or guide through Rated Guides. They will charge you directly for their services. In Europe and the USA, on average a qualified mountain leader costs between €200 to €300 and a mountain guide between €300 to €400 per day.
We charge a simple annual membership fee to guides and leaders to list their services with NO additional costs or commissions to pay. It is free for clients to search for and get in contact with guides.
100% No-Risk Guarantee
You are fully protected by our 100% No-Risk Guarantee. If you don’t see the benefits of your profile being listed on Rated Guides within the first 6 months, just let us know at anytime during that period and we’ll send you a prompt refund, no questions asked. After the first 6 months, we’ll presume you’re happy continuing to build your online reputation with us and happy you’re sticking around.
Enhanced Guide Profile in Google
Your personal guiding profile will feature in Google with your name, location and a snapshot of your profile. Google also often features the star rating and number of reviews in your search result but this is not guaranteed. As you build a reputation for yourself online, this will help potential clients find you in search engines and get in contact.
Location Listing in Google
Rated Guides is steadily growing its search engine presence and beginning to rank for more ‘guide hire’ related search terms associated with a number mountain towns and resorts. This will steadily increase over the coming months, driving more visitors to the website and therefore a greater number of potential clients will see your guiding profile.
Featured Pro Listing
This shows the highlighted display that a ‘Pro Listing’ offers which combined with it appearing above all the ‘Basic Listings’, provides worthwhile additional exposure driving extra business your way for minimal additional cost.
Encourage Client Reviews
After clients have used your mountain guiding services, sending them an email to encourage giving you an honest rating & review on Rated Guides will help you build a great reputation and also help future clients find a guide that fits their requirements. You can also publicly respond to reviews to maintain relationships with your existing clients.