Simple Business Directory ProSimple Business Directory Pro is a unique and Multi-Purpose Directory WordPress plugin for One Page Business Directory with Maps, Staff Directory, Employee Directory, Vendors Directory, Restaurant Directory, Company Directory for Intranet and more.
Create innovative and elegant Business Directory on your WordPress website in a matter of minutes with Google Maps, Upvote, Embed, Front End User Dashboard and more! Turn your website into an community driven Authority by curating niche specific useful Business directories that your users will love, bookmark, embed and share!
(**If you are looking for a Link Directory plugin instead of business directory – check out our Simple Link Directory Pro plugin!)
What Can You Do with Simple Business Directory?Forget those old style boring directory styles and layouts. This innovative and powerful, yet Simple Business Directory WordPress PlugIn allows you to create and curate comprehensive Business Listings and Map Directories with detailed business information and Tap to Call feature with ease.
Simple Business Directory is a MultiPurpose WordPress Directory plugin with maps that can be used in different scenarios and use cases. Here are some ideas:
Create a Local Business DirectoryIs your website or blog about Local businesses? Create an Interactive, modern local business directory complete with maps using SBD. Create different Lists for different types of business or Local Areas and display them all with Instant search and filtering options. Allow your users to upvote business listings, suggest or add their favorite businesses, create their own Bookmark lists or embed your busing listings on their website and more! Simple Business Directory is also suitable as a:
- Restaurant Directory
- Nightlife Directory
- Spa Directory
- Beauty Salon Directory
- Shop Directory or Mall Directory
- Church Directory
- Schools Directory
- College Directory
- Services Directory
- Public Services Directory
- Automotive Directory
- Pet Shop Directory
- and More…
Create a Staff Directory or Employee DirectorySimple Business Directory can also be used for your company staff directory for the Internet or Intranet. Use staff or employee details like image, designation, address (optional), social media profile links to build the employee database and choose one of the 10 templates to display them in an incredible, searchable, shareable format. You can also use this flexible plugin as a Church Members Directory or Organization Directory of any type.
Create a Vendors Directory or Partners DirectoryAre you a company with a large number of vendors or partner shops spread across the country or globe? Simple Business Directory can work as an efficient Vendors Directory plugin to list them in a user-friendly manner and make all the locations instantly searchable.
Create a Store Locator or Dealer LocatorThis multipurpose map directory plugin can be used as a store locator, dealer locator or store finder and help your customers find your retailers. It has all the features you need to create an instant searchable store location finder on your website. Whether you have ten locations or 1000, you can manage them efficiently with Simple Business Directory. There is no special programming or extra setup required.
Make Money on Auto PilotSBD comes with the opportunity to Monetize your business directory. start making money with your WordPress website! It is an extremely easy and super quick process. You can literally set up a quality money earning website under 48 hours with this fabulous WordPress Business Directory Plugin.
Simple Business Directory Pro Features
- Build business lists with dozens or hundreds of links and show them in one page
- Topic based Business Lists that can be Displayed Category wise
- Tabbed Category Listing of All Your Lists
- Use as Business Directory, Resources page, Links page, Partners page, Associates page, Logo showcase, Local Business Directory, or Vendors page. Possibilities are endless
- Integrated Google Map that you can display with your lists OR not. Automated map generation from valid Address.
- Enable Tap to Call for main link (great for Intranet or staff directory)
- Display only Google Map without Lists
- Live, on page, Instant Search
- Live, on page, Instant Filtering of lists
- Scroll to Top Button
- Optional Fixed Position Filter buttons that can be Left aligned or placed at top of your Lists
- Allow other users and businesses to submit listing to your business directory
- Complete front end user registration, login and link submission
- Free or Paid Business Listing Opportunity
- Auto approve option for user registration to the directory
- New user role: SLD User
- Auto approve links option
- Manage user submitted businesses to the directory
- Unlimited front end link submission for Admin user
- Invite user interaction with Upvote
- Choose your UpVote icon: Thumbs up, Firey Hot, Heart, Star or Smiley Face.
- Allow users to embed your business lists on their websites
- Allow registered users to create their own Favorite List of links
- 10 templates to choose from
- Fully responsive and modern designs
- Directory templates are designed for different use case scenarios
- Fixed position filtering area option
- Custom CSS to add your own style
Customizability and Flexibility
- Choose theme font or google font.
- Configurable highlight colors for each list
- Customize colors, fonts and almost all aspects of the link lists
- Complete control over directory list ordering
- Custom Ordering of Lists
- Order List Items by Up votes, Item title, Date
- Randomize Lists and List Items
- Over a dozen shortcode parameters
- Easy and Powerful Shortcode Generator – no need to hunt down all the different parameters
- Custom JS and CSS panel to modify directory functionality
- Pagination for List Items available as a shortcode option.
- Mark Directory Listing as New or Featured
- Google Map from Addresses Entered into Business Listings
- Upload image or use Font Awesome icon
- Front End User Registration with Captcha, Login, Link Submission
- Alternative option for link submission button (link to a contact form or google doc)
- Admin Approves User Submitted Businesses to Listing Directory or Set to Auto Approve
- 3 widgets for Latest Links, Most Populat Links and Random Links
- User Up Vote
- Admin settings to turn on/off live search, filtering
- Ad/Text block with each list that supports any shortcode
- Embed option. Other website owners can now embed the useful lists you create on their websites with a backlink to your own website. Great for SEO!
- Google Analytics Integration for outbound link click tracking!
- CSV Import to create new lists easily.
- CSV Export your lists for backup
- Import your exported CSV back with update lists
Staff Directory for Company Intranet :
- Create a staff directory or employee directory that your other users can use and bookmark colleague’s details.
- Allow any logged in user to create their own favorite List by bookmarking links from your directory lists. Very handy tool for staff or employee directory for your Intranet
- Dynamically add or remove links from bookmark list from front end
- Use a single master CSV file to Export and Import your directory listings
- Creating lists is a breeze with Simple Business Directory from a user friendly interface
- You can also build your list as CSV file in excel and import your Lists. You can export all your lists as CSV file, make changes, and import it back quickly.
- Simple Business Directory is optimized for speed and performance in code level.
- The templates’ HTML are SEO friendly. h2 and h3 tags were used as appropriate. You can define if a link should be no-follow or do-follow.
- This one-page directory plugin allows you to create a content hub and authority website.
- Also, as part of your main website this plugin is a great addition because outbound links to relevant websites are great SEO plus marks for your website.
Monetization Option to Earn Money Online on Auto Pilot
- Integrated PayPal payment option for user link submission
- Create subscription package with any amount and your PayPal email ID
- Free and/or Paid Listing to Earn Money
- Define link visibility duration and your currency of payment
- AD/Text Block with each list to make money using shortcode of other plugin
- Simple Business Directory WordPress plugin is the best way to earn money online – and the quickest. You can start making money with WordPress in 48 hours or less.
Simple Link Directory Pro comes packed with 10 fully responsive and innovative templates. We are working on more beautiful templates. If you are a blogger, webmaster, seo specialist or marketer this powerful Link Manager is an indispensable plugin for you!
Getting Started with Simple Business Directory:Getting up and running with Simple Business Directory could not be any easier – yet it packs all the advanced features for a power user!
Step 1: Create Business CategoriesChoose a business niche you want to curate business listings for. Create a Category for that topic inside Simple Business Directory. Categories help you organize your Link Lists in the backend and easily show them on any page.
Step 2: Create ListsA List is comprised of many business listings. Each list entry can have an image (usually site logo), site URL, a short description, phone number, full address, facebook, yelp, twitter links etc. You can add as many links under one list as you want.
Step 3: Multiple ListsIf you want to show only a few links then one list is enough. But SBD shines when you create multiple Lists with 10-20 listings under each and assign all lists on the same topic to the same category.
Step 4: Pick Style, PublishGo to any existing page/post or create a new page/post from WordPress backend. Open the [SBD] shortcode generator from your visual editor, choose your options, generate the shortcode and publish. Voila, your business directory is now live with a gorgeous looking template.
Upcoming FeatureThe plugin is under active development. We want to work with you as we expand the plugin features so it becomes truly useful to you. If you have any feature request, let us know in the comments. We will try our very best to accommodate all reasonable feature requests.
Why Simple Business Directory Pro?
- Developed by a company with 15+ years of experience. You can rely on us
- Always up to date and under active development for new features
- Extended documentation
- Easy and Flawless Setup
- Fully Responsive Templates
- Multi Purpose Directory Plugin
- Powerful List Options panel
- Unique Features
- Quick, Reliable, No-nonsense and Friendly One-on-One Support
Version 3.2 – released on Feb 13 – 2018 # Shortcode option added for rtl and filters on the left. ==================== # Imprtoved RTL support ==================== # mo/pot file added for multi language support with default English translation ===================== # subscriber can view only own images uploaded in gallary. # subscriber file upload capability - option added. # allow any user to add link - option added. ======================= # import encoding issue - fixed. # login page issue fixed. # images not being loaded - logo.png and pwd.png - fixed. ======================== # SLD User change to SBD User - role changed. ======================== # filter carousel - slick disabled for category tab. ======================== # shortcode generator conflict issue fixed. Version 3.0 – released on Feb 07 – 2018 Inception