Wakad.in Directory FAQ for Biz Directory Use, Listing and benefits
Is Wakad.in same as a search engine?
Yes. Businesses listed on Wakad Biz Directory, do appear in Google search results when someone searches in Google for specific searches for Wakad eg; “candy floss sellers in Wakad” which will bring Candy Floss seller listed in Wakad.in.
The beauty about Wakad.in versus other national players is that you need to drill down from city to area before you can achieve local results. Wakad.in also offers Free Events for a local community, Paid Events package for Event Organisers, Wakad Jobs, FREE Community Postings, Wakad Bazaar, Wakad dedicated guides for Property, Healthcare, Education & Financials services.
All of this information can also be found from google based searches. Thus, we do play a sub-set of a search engine function where quality local biz results relating to Wakad can be found quickly.
What is Wakad Business Local Directory all about?
An online local directory is a website that lists local businesses, usually within categories. These directories allow business owners to list their business, get their name in front of the customers, and give customers the information they need to contact the business. It also narrows the World Wide Web down to location-based communities and places and makes local businesses more accessible to the customers that use them.
Thus, Wakad Biz Directory offers local businesses & residents a single local platform offering Local Businesses Directory, Local Events, Wakad Education Guide,Wakad Healthcare Guide, Wakad Financial Services Guide, Local Coupons, find Jobs in Wakad, local Online Bazaar.
The details provided in an online listing will vary from business to business and from directory to directory. Typical information includes:
- The business name
- Telephone numbers
- Product or service sold
- Street/Area the business serves
- Business offered Products & Services
- Professional associations the business belongs to
- Reviews, comments, and feedback (on some sites)
- Business conducted Events / Jobs requirement
Local Online Marketplace (eg; http://Wakad.in/bazaar)
Can small businesses profit from using online local directories?
Profit is an equation of Cost versus Revenue. At just Rs.3000 per year, you get the opportunity of being on a local search engine, appear in Google search results giving you FREE ORGANIC traffic, being part of Local Directory Android App (coming soon), a listing which is managed by Directory team and tuned to your best interest of capturing Google or Bing search traffic is certainly a LARGE VALUE FOR MONEY.
Marketing as we all know is a multi-pronged approach. Businesses rely on promoting local businesses via Print leaflets, SMS marketing, Email Marketing, Google Adwords, Facebook marketing and various other social channels. Print is no more seen as a Cost-Effective means of advertising as the Digital mediums of marketing like Paid Listing or Banner Ads brings measurable way to spend your marketing budget. Also, the BIGGEST advantage of Paid Listing is also achieving customer interaction and increasing footfalls in a very cost effective way.
The intent is that it will bring customers to actual brick-and-mortar businesses that are located near them, meaning that small businesses have the most to profit from being listed. And if your business isn’t listed, there’s a good chance that your competitor’s is, and that customers will go to them instead of you.