Services with special value





The website services include special value featuresThey can add more value or highlight existing value to listed business services. They are called special value features because they provide special value!



























Value-added services

(a) Customer example

  • Special value feature: a gardening and landscaping service business includes a free gardening advisory service with each new job worth over $150.00 for customers (value: $30.00 for new customers only).


(b) Community-based example

  • Special value feature: a business could add a feature to their services so that a donation is sent to a community program as part of a services transaction, for example, a donation to the Save the Tasmanian Devil program.


(c) Community example

  • Special value feature: a business can include a deduction from a transaction  to be forwarded to a community stakeholder  (eg; social or community organisation, cause or program; environmental organisation cause or program).


How do I find services with Special Value Features?

It is easy to search for services with special value featuresYou can search from the home page and see what is available before you purchase or use any services.

Special value features 

There are many types of other special value features. Some examples can be;

  • a gardening business adds a free plant with its services;
  • a business consultant adds a ‘free’ consultation for new customers;
  • some free time is added to your services, for example, a free session;
  • a travel business provides a discounted side trip;
  • a donation to a charity is made as part of organising a service you need;
  • an extra service is added, for example, a free service;
  • a free item is available with services;
  • a website business includes a discount on website design work;
  • free entry is included to a venue for another person;
  • a free sample product is included with your services;
  • a new service is included at no extra charge;
  • a customer referral service is available to promote a business;
  • a weekly 'special' for some services is available;
  • a mystery service is added as a surprise.


There are many others possibilities! Find out more about special value features.




Distinguish your business services

Use the features as a way to distinguish your services from other business services. If your customers obtain more benefits each time they use your services they will want to come back!

Interest your customers - create more value!

Create some great features to interest your customers. It is easy! It is all about creating value for your customers and for your new customers. Also, use the features to add business value!

Special value features 

There are many additional benefits your business can provide to your customers and at the same time add business valueSome examples of special value features could be;

  • add some free time to your services, for example, a free session;
  • add an extra service, for example, a free service;
  • add a free entry for a person;
  • add a free sample product with your services;
  • add a new service at no extra charge;
  • introduce a referral service to promote your business;
  • introduce a weekly service 'special' with some of your services;
  • involve a sponsor so you can provide a free item with your services;
  • provide a donation to a charity as part of a service you provide;
  • add a mystery service as a surprise for customers this week.



Providing more value for your customers can provide marketing advantages. Use of the features could be a way to reduce your marketing costs and add business value


More information

How it works

More information - examples

General Member information

Business Member account information

Business registration information

Discover Special Value resources

Information and resources about the website, resources and links.

Background: Discover Special Value project

Summary of how it works; objectives; contributions and collaboration; resources; features; making a difference and giving back; and other information.

Further information - website features and systems

Find out more about the website features and systems here

Discover Special Value brochure

Summary of more information about objectives and outcomes; how it works; participants and other information.