The Business Idea
Online business directory website is an internet based list of businesses found in a particular location. Many business owners voluntarily submit their business information in business directories so they can be easily found. In the real world it is called Yellow Pages.
Yellow pages are any telephone directory of businesses, organized by category rather than alphabetically by business name, and in which advertising is sold. A particular yellow pages is a print directory which provides an alphabetical listing of businesses within a specific geographical area (e.g., companies in Lagos), which are segregated under headings for similar types of businesses (e.g., Banks).
How It Works
Business Directory Website allows business owners to list their companies for people to easily find them through an online search. The website is built in such a way that searchers seeking to particular companies simply search the website until they find them. Companies are allowed to include Business Name, business description, Company Address, Phone number, website, and logo, picture or video of their company.
Here are sample online business directories:
- Lagos List Business Directory
- NBLinks Business Directory
- NGEx Business Directory
- Business List
Why Choose Online Business Directory Business?
Yellow pages print usage is reported to be declining with both advertisers and shoppers increasingly turning to Internet search engines and online directories. According to a study by Knowledge Networks/SRI, in 2007, print yellow pages were referenced 13.4 billion times, while Internet yellow pages references increased to 3.8 billion, up from 2006’s 3.3 billion online searches. As a result, most yellow pages publishers have attempted to create online versions of their print directories.
Due to distance, personal commitments and time constraints, many turn to the web to carry out their daily activities – online shopping, booking of tickets and even for communication between parties. Using the web to search for companies is no exception.
How Do You Make Money?
- You basically make money selling advertisement. Once your website starts gaining enough popularity, you can start allowing front end adverts. People would want to post their companies on a popular website where their listings will get the deserved attention. And when people want to advertise their companies on your website, you can charge the revenue to do so.
- You can also make money bu placing adverts on your websites such as from Google Adsense.
GET The Perfect Design.
Content is undoubtedly the king, but design too is important. We will design for you an eye catching Online Business Directory Website that will help you gain more visitors and persuade them to stay and explore the options.
While we provide some decorative design for your website, we ensure that your website is not over-adorned. It is important that the design elements does not over shadow the actual content of your website.
Front End Listing Submission
Front end listing submission on an Online Business Directory website is not a compulsory feature, but it is one of the most popular as well as beneficial. It enables your front end visitors to post their company listings and improves the usability of your website for them. Besides this is one of the features of an Online Business Directory website through which you can make money.
Another great advantage of using the front end listing submission is that it increases the amount of useful content on your website. Moreover, with more properties, there’s a greater chance for the visitors to find the result they’ve been looking for.
With front end submission enabled, your website becomes useful for the ones who are looking for a platform to advertise their listings too. And then, your audience is not just the one’s who want to search for property, but also the one’s who want to promote their listings and looking for a platform to do so.
Proper Images For Each Company
Images speak louder than words. They’re pleasant to eyes, and easy to understand. We add relevant, optimized and high quality images to your website.
Obviously, associated with every property listing, there’s going to be an image and logo of that company. However, you can use multiple images for the same company.
An Easy To Search Website
All your visitors will come to your website for one clear intent. To search the companies on your website. But when yours is a massive real estate directory website with thousands of different listings on it, finding the relevant property for a user becomes difficult.
The ultimate intention of your website is met when the visitors find what they want. And so we add a system that is easy to search through. An online company portal capable of providing quick, filtered and relevant results based on the user’s search query.
The ultimate goal of your website should be that the visitors find relevant results effortlessly. No one likes to waste their time on a website, especially when there are tons of other websites providing you the same service efficiently. So we ensure your website is quick to respond to the user request and efficient to find out the type of results to show to the visitors based on their searches.
Navigation includes all the links dispersed over the web-page, as well as the menu. For any kind of website, a proper navigation is important. The navigation system of your website should ensure that the visitors are smoothly redirected to the pages of their interest, without having to click different links.
An efficient navigation system includes a beautiful and interactive menu. We make sure that the menus are very well-organized with the links classified as the main menu titles and the sub-menus. The main menu titles are carefully picked because they ought to reflect what kind of sub-menus are under them.
The listings on Online Business Directory website are the main pages through which the visitors can know the details about a companies they are interested in. Also, a business owners wishing to showcase their companies would like to provide more and more detail about it when advertising it. So we ensure that the design for your Online Business Directory website displays a very detailed listing.
Includes Mobile App View
You wouldn’t want to miss out on visits from mobiles with a difficult to navigate site, would you? – well, we’ve got you covered. Our website design is responsive and additionally supports a mobile app view which you can activate by a press of a button.
This gives your users a simplified view on mobile devices and it makes browsing super-fast and simple.
What We Can Do For You
- We will design your Online Business Directory Website
- We will train you or someone you appoint how to operate it, OR
- We can manage the website for you