Ever thought of creating a business directory? A business directory can not only bring more visitors to your site but also become a useful resource for the visitors to find and list businesses with your directory. Of course, you can monetize the business directory by charging for memberships and business listings. Right?
Vantage Theme Review
Creating and maintaining a business directory is a headache, especially when you are not so comfortable with technology.
However, with Vantage, you have a theme that is extremely easy to customize and add new business listings to keep the directory growing.
Features of Vantage Business Directory Theme
Below are some of the features of Vantage business directory theme. But before that, take a look at how the website looks.
1) Single Business Listing
All the details that are essential for every business can be detailed on a single business directory listing page. These include contact information, location of business, images, tags, videos, social links and website links. More details can be added with the help of their powerful form builder.
2) User Reviews
The Vantage theme is customized to publish business reviews and add ratings. This is good because if you plan to earn money from the business directory, you need to have a review section where customers can come back and rate the listed business. This will also help you, the owner, to weed out fraudulent or dubious businesses.
The Vantage business directory theme comes pre-optimized with advertising centric widgets and allows you to charge for listing businesses. You can charge for single listings and premium for featured listings. The advertising widgets will make it easy to add advertisement codes.
4) Better Search
The Vantage theme developers have used the Google Maps API to enhance its search feature. This means users can search business directory listings on any niche through the radius slider for accuracy. Their category specific filtering is an add-on to the geo-coding. Further, the theme is integrated with Google Maps and lets you decide whether you want to keep the integrated map or not.
5) A Better Website
The Vantage theme not only gives you a directory but a complete website with full CMS features and a blog, harnessing the power of WordPress. The blog can definitely be used to popularize the directory.
Other features include:
- SEO friendly theme
- Interactive dashboard
- Custom form features
- AppThemes API
- Custom widgets
If you are planning to start a business directory, buy this theme.