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(SD) Company Directory 3.9.0.1

$55.00 · Renewal Term: $28.00 per 12 months

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About This File

Run an online yellow pages directory with a powerful set of tools. 

(SD) Company Directory is an application designed for leading Invision Communities looking to build a set of local listings, stores, restaurants, shops, and attractions.  It can be used as a directory of any place with a physical location, powered by mapping services and user reviews. 

  • Are you an industry site?  Use Company Directory to compile a comprehensive list of local businesses and serve as a definitive resource for your industry.
  • Are you a brand?  Use Company Directory to showcase partners, vendors, and recommended suppliers for value-added relationships. 
  • Are you a community of interest?  Use Company Directory to organize trusted sources of materials, supplies, or information for your community, then offer and sell sponsored profiles.  

Verticals

There are some industries that will especially benefit from the power of (SD) Company Directory:

  • Automotive – create a directory of repair shops, specialty goods stores, vintage repairs, or auto suppliers including contact information
  • Education – create a directory of learning institutions, discovery centers, and tutoring spots and their specializations
  • Civic – create a database of civic institutions for federal, state, and local
  • Manufacturing – create a logistics directory of suppliers, vendors, outlets, warehouses, and trucking hubs
  • Real Estate – create a directory for realtors, lenders, brokers, appraisers, and home inspectors
  • Religion – create a directory for local places of worship
  • Retail – create a directory of stores, outlet malls, and boutique shopping
  • Technology – create a directory for specialized equipment manufacturers, suppliers, or outlets
  • Travel – create a directory for local attractions, sports stadiums, parks, restaurants, and travel hotspots
  • Nonprofits – create a directory of nonprofit organizations within your network

Features

Company Directory features a powerful set of tools requested by the community.  Highlights include:

  • Specialization – create specializations that stretch across categories .  For example, you may have a restaurant and a business in different categories that are both “child friendly” or “handicap accessible.”
  • Check-ins and Favorites – allow users to physically check-in at the location and add to favorites, which saves to a special list for future refrence
  • Prices – sell sponsored profiles with a highlighted border.  Integrates with (SD) Sales Portal Pro.
  • Verification – add an extra layer of trust by requiring verification of listings
  • Nearby – search for nearby company profiles using geo location with options to expand search radius or zip code
  •  News – dedicated news section for press releases, news clippings, or online articles for each company profile
  • Importer – bulk import hundreds or thousands of company profiles

With over a hundred settings that cover detailed settings for mapping and location, commerce, company details, widgets, moderation, SMS, contact and authorship, you can fine-tune and customize your company directory to your liking. 

  • Sorting profiles
  • Purchase package in Commerce (nexus)
  • Expiring profiles
  • Ability to connect country with city
  • Contact form in profile
  • Offline message
  • Widget newest profiles
  • Ability to copyright removal
  • Permission to contact form
  • Customer center
  • Profile view statistics
  • Alphabetical list
  • Profiles filter
  • Discount codes
  • Predefined tags
  • Additional main view
  • "Favorite" profiles
  • Additional profiles
  • Additional profile locations
  • Ability to connect field with categories when adding
  • Ability to require state/city when create profile
  • Additional category view
  • Price list page
  • Change profile owner
  • Ability to change language description on mobile + default description in current member lang
  • Ability to check-in when you physically visit the company
  • Member can set own SEO furl
  • Ability to turn on/off profile comments/opinions
  • Ability to turn off Contact e-mail address field
  • Additional validation postal code field. Allowed chars are digits and dash
  • Ability to hide company profile author
  • Ability to change sorting profile in categories
  • Ability to create profiles specializations
  • Ability to filter companies by: states, cities, specializations
  • Additional fields in company opinion
  • Ability to verify profile
  • Ability to add profile without maps
  • Ability to update profiles after an update package
  • Profiles verification in the customer panel
  • Ability to add comment in verification request
  • New search profiles
  • Ability to add city by user
  • Selected groups can avoid paying
  • Ability to assign specialization to category
  • Ability to turn off check-in functionality
  • Ability to turn off follow profiles
  • Ability to turn off global search
  • Ability to provide short and full name of the company
  • Ability to random order companies in widget
  • Microdata
  • Integration with (SD) Sales Portal Pro
  • Application redesign
  • News system
  • Nearby companies
  • Remove global search
  • Predefined Social Media icons
  • Possibility to define opening hours
  • RSS for news
  • Ability to add more than one review for company
  • Changes to sitemap
  • Importer
  • Tab in the profile "visited company"
  • Ability to disable feature "You have not found the city? Add it"
  • Widget: "Latest opinions"
  • Widget: "Latest visited companies "
  • Own validator for post code field
  • Ability to edit additional fields when editing an opinion
  • Ability to filter on additional fields
  • Ability to assign additional fields for all categories automatically
  • Ability to disable the specialization system
  • Moderation tools in the category view
  • Extension stream activity (presenting: add to favorites, check-ins)
  • Ability to disable the verification system
  • Ability to disable requirement to mark positions on map
  • Displaying news of a given profile on the profile page
  • New look for news
  • Promoting company profiles (FB, Twitter, Our pick)
  • Recommended comments
  • Message in profile
  • Answer to opinions
  • oEmbed (profiles, comments, opinions, news)
  • Completely rewritten news system (new version includes: reactions, messages, comments, promotion, covers)
  • Ability to sort in Packages + multilanguage
  • Multicurrency in packages
  • Ability to limit package use (use limit and package only for selected groups)
  • Companies ranking (version beta)
  • New map provider OpenStreetMap
  • Ability to place additional fields in the tab
  • Changes in profile top
  • JSON-LD
  • Statistics of additional ratings in the opinion
  • News categorization
  • Ability to upload the default photo for company profiles
  • Ability to join categories with packages
  • Ability to disable contact by e-mail and/or PW
  • New template for the "information window" on the map
  • Ability to define zoom values for maps
  • Remembering search parameters on the "nearby companies" page
  • Ability to send an SMS to the company at certain times, specific days of the week and by users of specific groups (integration with Twilio.com) [Available on selected packages]
  • Ability to connect all the contact methods in one button
  • Ability to suggesting a new company to the catalog
  • Notification about adding a new city
  • Ability to define your own character set that will be used to filter the list of companies
  • Additional stats in grid view
  • Notification about new news
  • Lazy Loading for images
  • Ability of pinning profiles
  • Ability to choose the time between the 24-hour and 12-hour (for opening hours)
  • Map of all companies
  • New SMS provider: smsapi.pl
  • Ability to enable moderation entries per category
  • Ability to enable comments/opinions per category
  • Ability to enable comments/opinions moderation  per category
  • Changes in additional profiles (adding edit options to the entry, additional fields like name and state, changing the sorting of entries)
  • Ability to select fields for opinions per category
  • Ability to create own photo gallery (beta version)
  • Niestandardowa wiadomość na wybranych stronach

 

More screens: https://www.ipsbeyond.pl/gallery/album/81-sd-company-directory/
More information about versions: https://www.ipsbeyond.pl/release-notes/sd-company-directory/
More info: https://www.ipsbeyond.pl/clubs/3-sd-company-directory/

 

DEMO: http://www.ipsbeyond.pl/companies/


What's New in Version 3.9.0.1   See changelog

Released

  • Fix minor errors
  • Ability to define your own character set that will be used to filter the list of companies
  • Additional stats in grid view
  • Notification about new news
  • Lazy Loading for images
  • Ability of pinning profiles
  • Ability to choose the time between the 24-hour and 12-hour (for opening hours)
  • Map of all companies
  • New SMS provider: smsapi.pl
  • Ability to enable moderation entries per category
  • Ability to enable comments/opinions per category
  • Ability to enable comments/opinions moderation  per category
  • Changes in additional profiles (adding edit options to the entry, additional fields like name and state, changing the sorting of entries)
  • Ability to select fields for opinions per category
  • Ability to create own photo gallery (beta version)
  • Niestandardowa wiadomość na wybranych stronach

 




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Bendensin

   5 of 5 members found this review helpful 5 / 5 members

The Company Directory can be used for anything which has a geographic location. It is perfect for us.

Our site has to do with foreigners who visit or live in Turkey. With this application we now have a directory of all of the places foreigners need to go to get a residence permit, a driver's license, etc... the water companies, the electric companies, shopping malls, etc.

Not only that, but we can also create pages for the numerous ancient sites of Turkey, as well as the entertainment locations, beaches, everything.

Local businesses have now expressed a strong desire to be in our directory. Many have referred friends to us. And a page, if you have all of the info and photos ready, only takes around 30 minutes to make. I'll be traveling around this summer showing our directory to various business owners and selling pages to them.

This application will be a real money-maker for us.

The support is also good. While we've have had a few implementation problems, Spanner has been quick to respond and get things working.

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Adam84

   4 of 4 members found this review helpful 4 / 4 members

Works like a charm, this App adds value to my community and can be easy fitted for your needs.

In my communitie it´s like yellow pages for a centralized database of companies which offer services and products for my users.

Another benefit are the possibilites you get with search engine users, sometimes there are companies which haven´t a good ranking at google.. or are difficult to find, so you get extra clicks from the search engines when you know how to handle with the entries and descriptions.

Company Directory is used for pub´s restaurants, garages and dealers, retailers which are relevant for motorcyclist and tourist which are from or come to the region my community is for. 

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Josh Avila

   3 of 3 members found this review helpful 3 / 3 members

I was hesitant to buy this because of the previous review. I took the risk and I have to say I've been really impressed. There are one or two small things that I had questions on but the developer was quick and responsive to me. There's quite a big of a time difference so when I would wake up I would have a response which is great as that's when I tend to work on my board. 

 

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Felix Thant

   2 of 2 members found this review helpful 2 / 2 members

Good app, waiting for new updates, 

Worth every single penny

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Maksim

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

This is a very powerful application and well worth the money for any community trying to create a directory of anything.

While there were a few quirks... the developer has been very much responsive and open to feedback.  I look forward to continuing to implement this in our community and see the app grow more powerful. 

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Steve Bullman

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

Simply one of the best apps in the marketplace with many possibilities beyond a simple company directory.  This has allowed me to add a features to my site that my members (and non members) have been wanting for years.  Spanners support has been fantastic throughout the long developmental process.

My use of the app is to create an online database of tip sites for free wood chips and timber in the UK. 

https://arbtalk.co.uk/recycling

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gavpedz

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

This looks really great so far! 

I am now looking at how i can use this in setting up our directory to have a free listing option and premium option. I am having trouble though as it seems the only premium option i can offer is highlighted.

Is there no way to add/remove fields and/or options for free and premium listings?

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T-MIKE

   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

Really good and useful update! 3.4 – more improvements and functionality, Social etc..Integration witn SD Sales Portal and Company news block – really useful features

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Ian Manson

   9 of 12 members found this review helpful 9 / 12 members

So far wasted all afternoon trying to this up and got absolutely no where. Google Maps API not accepted, once you post one company you cannot post anymore, insistence on using "state" function, 240 countries added, I only need 10...can't delete over 230. To top this up when visiting the "support" it is in Polish! Any chance of an English manual or read me?!?

Response from the author:

Fixed

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app4mac

   3 of 5 members found this review helpful 3 / 5 members

I need the option to disable Maps for a category. I want to have both types. Submissions with maps in a category and no maps in others.

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Flashbax

   2 of 5 members found this review helpful 2 / 5 members

Not satisfied at all, at the moment. Edited setting disabling maps, countries and location. But they are still there when adding a company.
I want to create a websites directory and I can't do it until it's fixed.

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localsat@wanadoo.fr

   0 of 1 member found this review helpful 0 / 1 member

Bonjour,

Je n’arrive pas à faire fonctionner avec la version 4.4.2.

Response from the author:

Newest version (3.8.2.2) working fine with Invision Community 4.4.2. What's the problem?

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zomBEE

  

This would be perfect if I could take all the other businesses off the map. We only want to list the businesses from our members. 

And I'm not seeing the benefits of the packages. I'd like to have a free package, but also packages that provide more options but it doesn't seem like you can add options. 

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This would be perfect if I could take all the other businesses off the map. We only want to list the businesses from our members. 

Could you please explain?

 

About packages, in next releases will be have more functions

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