PHP Business Directory Script : Case Study on South Africa based Skill Directory

Our South Africa based client came with a structure ready. The markets in African region are unorganized. Client wanted to develop a directory website that organizes the skills of individuals, consultants further distributes it location specific. The directory was to facilitate the business to grow in their expertise. It is also making life easier for south africa directory websitethe consumers by allowing them to search on various parameters getting the right skills based freelancer, individual or consultant. There are some leading skills based directory like elance, awesomeweb, up work & several others. Even Government organization or small business promotions councils or association or chambers of commerce also promotes skills based directory. As this promotes direct small business worldwide. Our client went by our php business directory script demo & then detailed requirement was submitted.

Site used vector map showcasing the country & regions, clicking on each region open the page of that particular location. Making it easier to move around for the users and search engines. Further there was option for featured business & latest business. Left side showcased the list of categories as well. Further there was facility of blog post so that business could put down articles. Admin had the ability to post banners as well. Users had ability to post reviews and comments as well. portfolio directory websiteThere were special membership packages as well so that business can list in multiple categories.

Team MakeYourSoftware took the task, project was divided into parts of easy project management and timely showcasing the milestones. One group was responsible for implementing map. As we had to evaluate various options available for Map implementation. Further we zeroed down jvectormap. Another group was responsible for successful implementation of directory project as whole & customizing the features as required by the client.

Features of Directory Website

  • Website design was custom built with Mobile Responsive
  • Home page had featured and latest business
  • Home page had JS based SVG Map
  • Home page also list of categories, banners, search & blog post
  • SEO friendly category pages
  • SEO friendly location pages
  • SEO friendly directory profile display pages
  • User has ability to shortlist, sent lead, post review/comments and make blog post
  • Business users can create profile, select multiple categories, upload logo & pictures
  • Admin had ability to handle categories (skills) & location from admin.
  • Admin can monitor pages for directory & comments
  • Control panel has ability to handle CMS, banner, blog post from the admin.

Start your own Directory website

Open a marketplace with the Directory Script from Directories and yellow pages have been popular in offline model since several years. Recent online boom has shifted marketplace from offline to online. Worldwide there is huge gap of creating niche & location specific directory. Each directory depending upon the market as good earning viability. To start directory website check our features of our script. We also provide design customization and directory customization, get in touch with us for the same.

How a product website for chemical manufacturer help regain leads

Case Study based on product catalogue website design

Here is case study of Ahmedabad, India based manufacturer who had been growing. But growing has its own problem. If the proper decisions are not put into action, things can come back to hit you soon. Below is case study of manufacturer who took action to move ahead with success.

Growing business has growing problems 

ahmedabad_website_design_casestudyMost business when growing lack to strategize their business priorities. While it becomes important to upgrade existing marketing avenues, it becomes important to invest in new marketing avenues. Chemical manufacturer has grown the dyes business multifold. They have expanded their local facility in Naroda, Ahmedabad, India & exports to countries like China, USA, UK, Dubai, Africa, Italy, and Brazil have increased. They have added a new energized marketing team. Marketing team has too much to do in too short time , their priorities constantly change based on monthly goals. The small business at time fails too visualize overall growth plan.

Time to add new marketing channels

But at the time of approach for new website client has small website presence where website does not showcased all products. It was affecting business seriously. We talked to customer about this. Customer understood the need of the website revamp. When it comes to marketing online the b2b players like Indiamart, Alibaba where the names that has listing. We took the problem with the client that need to have product catalogue website re-designing. And dependence on two regional b2b marketplace was not good idea as these players distribute or share the leads with the other players in the industry. Further they were not enhancing their own asset & that was not good policy for any business with the long term commitment.

Product catalog website

We at makeyoursoftware believe small & simple solutions are game changer for any business. We came up with simple solution to start with the new website designing. A simple, clean product catalogue website became the game changer as products got categorized. Few more tweaks helps the entire website being indexed in the google. New marketing avenue opened for the customer, giving marketing team a whole new series of leads. Customer proudly claimed the recovery of investment with the first week of launch. We have further provider with our other business solutions for the website.

Contact for new website designing, we have great business website package

Makeyoursoftware helps business that makes fast decisions towards success may it be for new product web design packages or custom software application. We are based in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India and we provide complete website design services to business . Business grows faster for business who invest in business in timely manner. So take a decision to invest in your future with us. Contact us now for your new website.

Ireland based Classified & Shop Website

postblog4It started with a vision to help business in Ireland, Dublin. Client wanted to start with Dublin & then grow into other parts of Ireland.The site plans to capture small, medium size traders, service providers, dealers, agents who would like to capitalize on internet ecommerce boom happening in Ireland.Plan was to star a classified website with focus on ability to sell. Ireland is growing country in Europe & due to its business friendly policy has attracted business & startups from the world over. Ireland has some growing competesion in online classified marketplace other popular site include,, &

Process started to come up with classified website design, a wireframe was created based on requirement. Then designers came up with the unique classified website design, before a final mockup could be agreed upon couple of modification was required. Web design came up awesome & client liked as well.  Next came the selection of programming language. PHP5+ & MySQL became ideal choice to move ahead. Site came up in stipulated time, some testing was carried, some new features where introduced to make it more tradable features for small business.

Whole list of categories were introduced. Then it was extended to shop where shop owners can sell their products, further the money would be credited to their paypal account. So classified cum Shop website was introduced. Being an Ireland internet savvy market the site has huge market. Site seems useful for small & medium business who would like to sell their product & services. Site is to benefit small time dealers.Site was structured in SEO friendly page where by location, category & shop profile page were introduced.

We at took the challenge hand in hand with the client’s team. After initial design pages client approved the flow & further an estimated time frame the project was build upon.Certain features where introduced in mid of demo preview and some features where extended after completion of the project.


  • Home page featured include popular, random, just listed
  • Home page has search engine with options for location & category
  • Several categories and sub categories
  • Seo friendly location pages
  • Seperate shop page with various options
  • Seo friendly display page
  • Seo friendly shop owners page
  • Ability with custom checkout option & inventory sold out option
  • Special enhancement options for paid users
  • Special shop packages for the business to multiple ads
  • Multiple ads upload option
  • Ability to put banner ads

Start your own classified website

The Classified script from is ideal way to get into online classified business. Classified is age old business that is growing online in various categories & location. Take a call now to start your business.                 To start classified website check our features of our script.

Africa based classified & directory website

postblog1Client approached us for us to build a classified website. Classified website that was for the business in USA who were looking to market the products in South Africa. Africa being growing market it is favorites of USA Manufacturers & Traders. Primary industry that was been at target was construction & Engineering Equipment Manufacturers and Traders. Industry is worth several billions of dollars and has high-ticket size of equipments – making lucrative for business to put products.
Challenges faced
Started with regular classified website the client increased the scope by adding directory & occasionally put up the auction as well. Another challenges was importing of data from various sources, each of user was coming with huge list of products and inventory that they would like to showcase some in XML & CSV.
We took all challenges to make the website in action. Team at makeyoursoftware was to work out primary wireframe & designs were approved with the client. We went ahead to build the project. Project time was two months. Project was successful completed & some add-ons were achieved at later dates.
Features achievedpostblog2

  • Home page featuring several products
  • Home page featuring categories.
  • Some categories handling 20000+ products
  • Event Calendar
  • Search for inventory of products available
  • Search for directory of dealers
  • Special package for dealers to list several hundred items
  • Ability to feature auctions
  • SEO friendly page of important African countries, category pages, inventory display pages
  • Site was done in English & French

Start your own classified website

The Classified software from is ideal way to get into classified business. Classified is age old business that is growing online in various categories may it be generic or niche specific. Take a action now to kick start your business. Some of the successful classified website are Craigslist in USA, Kiji in Canada, Gumtree in Europe, OLX in India. To start Classified Script & Directory website check our software details.