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How to Make a Business Directory Website for Free in 3 Easy Steps?

 

How to create a location-based directory website using Appy Pie’s Website Builder?
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To create your own business directory website, follow these steps:

  1. Enter the business name

    Choose a special name for your directory website to help your brand stand out

  2. Add features to your website

    Build a great business directory website without any coding

  3. Publish your directory website

    Publish your directory website to bring your business online in just a few minutes.

What pages are important for a Business Directory website?

Business directory is an online yellow-pages traditional book that has the relevant details related to various types of businesses as per the location. They include business name, phone numbers, addresses, detailed contact information, number of employees, types of products and services that a particular business provides, location of the business and much more. Pages that are essential for this website are as follows:

  • Sign in or Join free

    Not all Business Directory Websites are chargeable. This page is only to create an account and keep the profile details of the users such as buyers and suppliers who are using the products and services of the company. There would be a separate payments and subscriptions page, in case the website services are paid.

  • Business Categories

    Business Directory deals in different categories. This page has the details of all the categories with prices, buyers’ and suppliers’ details. Businesses can also be categorized by location, size or activities.

  • Messages

    This section has the chats and messages of the users who have been interacting to each other to make the deals. Users can login to their profile and check the messages.

  • Terms & conditions

    Business Directory website must have some terms and conditions of performing the sale and purchase on the website. This page has the detailed terms and conditions that users can go through while making a deal.

  • Help & Support

    Every business directory website should have this page in order to help users if they face any issues in availing the services of the company. Support services should be the best so that user gets the best ever customer service experience.

Why you should use Appy Pie’s Website Builder for a Business Directory Website?

  • Creates Codeless websites

    Appy Pie website builder develops codeless websites and provides the feature of adding pages by simple dragging and dropping.

  • Get private domain

    Smart Assistant feature of Appy Pie creates a private domain for the user in very less time.

  • Immediate Support

    Appy Pie offers immediate customer support to the users with updated guides, FAQs and tutorials.

  • Helps with SEO Ranking

    The website builder makes SEO friendly websites for the users and makes Google ranking easy.

  • Fast-running and Time-saving Websites

    Website builder creates the fast-running and time-friendly websites, that provide users the best-ever experience.

  • Efficient Websites

    Appy Pie website builder’s team helps users create efficient websites and make them work in the least time available.

Why you need to make a Business Directory website?

Business Directory website is an online platform that should be User-Friendly and capable of providing High-Quality Results to the users. The website should provide quality support to the users and also help them in getting online business customers.

If the website has higher SEO-rankings and is visible online, it will certainly help the company in increasing the business. The directory should contain the database of suppliers, manufacturers, exporters and importers that should be listed under several categories of the industries.

Business Directory websites are the best way to search any product information online. Some of the online business directories are made by human editors. They may be limited to some particular fields or subjects and may be free or paid.

Top Frequently Asked Questions

A business directory website offers an online form of the Yellow Pages. It provides the users with an index of the companies listed as per industries. These directory websites help users find the products and services they come looking for.

Yes, directory websites are profitable. Here are a few major ways you can make profit using these websites.

  1. Charge users for listings on your website
  2. Sell Advertisement Space
  3. Allow businesses to claim their listings
  4. Offer Membership
  5. Make individual listings private

Here is how you can create a directory website for free –

  1. Go to appypie.com, select Website and click on Get Started or go to Appy Pie Website and click on Get Started
  2. Enter the business name and click on Next
  3. Select the category that best meets your business needs
  4. Pick a color scheme of your liking
  5. Click on Save & Continue
  6. If you own an Appy Pie account, login, else create an account
  7. Please wait while your website is getting ready. It is the mobile version of your directory website.
  8. Click on Preview Website
  9. On this page, you will get 2 options – ‘Back to My Website’ and ‘Configuration’
  10. Click on ‘Back to My Website’ and it will take you to My Websites page
  11. Click on the ‘View More’ tab next to your website name
  12. You will be taken to the Website Overview Page. Click on ‘Edit’
  13. You will be redirected to the design customization section. Here you can modify the visual appearance of your directory website and add your preferred features
  14. Click on Save & Continue
  15. Click on ‘Configuration’ to connect the website with the domain
  16. Buy a new domain or connect with your existing domain and launch your website in no time

Here are a few major ways you can make money using these websites.

  1. Make individual listings private
  2. Sell Advertisement Space
  3. Charge users for listings on your website
  4. Allow businesses to claim their listings
  5. Offer Membership

You can create your own directory website for free using Appy Pie’s Directory Website Builder.