How To Setting Up Business Directory

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I want to set up internet business directory, but I am a novice to IT related matters. How can I go about setting up business directory? Please conatct me on bassey131@yahoo.co.uk.

Many thanks.
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Augustine Essien

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Hi Augustine,

At the moment Yola does not offer any database or membership login integration with our site builder. If you consider yourself a novice in IT related matters, then you'll probably find this a good thing. It can be very tricky setting something like that up.

I would recommend doing what some of our users have already done in similar situations- Creating a site with different categories, and then links to the individual businesses in that category.

You can either add each business category as a page or as a subpage. Check out this tutorial on Creating Subpages.

Once you have your category pages setup it is very easy to add the links and info to the individual businesses in that category- Creating Links and Adding Text are great tutorials you should take a look at.

Hope this helps!
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I'm not sure if that's what he's asking?

Augustine, by any chance are you looking to place YOUR business in a business directory or looking to create a business director for other users? Either which way, these would normally be possible with yola as long as the user doesn't have to login. There are though, outside services which can create logins for you on yola.... not sure how they work but yola users have claimed for them to be a success.
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If you're looking to add your business to a local business directory, try Google's local business center... http://www.google.com/local/add/busin... .. I do landscaping in the summer and this listing has gotten me quite a few of my highest paying customers. When I go door to door passing out flyers I get the occassional $20 or $30 lawn, this listing has gotten me 12 jobs paying anywhere from $300 to $1200
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Thank you for your replies. I was looking to create a local business directory where others can place their details.