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Mobile Directories

Discussion in 'Mobile Marketing' started by danesebastion, Jun 11, 2013.

  1. danesebastion

    danesebastion Registered Member

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    Hi guys,

    A client wants me to provide a mobile directory and populate it with over 1800 existing listings. They want to include upgrades to featured listings etc, does anyone have any ideas on how to go about this?

    Cheers

    Dane
     
  2. jess.2.black

    jess.2.black Newbie

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    Make a mobile site that is has a dumb down version of your normal website. Make it so it fits on the screen of smart phones, and make it easy to navigate with a smart phone. Do not make the screens to wide or what ever, make sure all the user has to do is scroll down to read content.
     
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  3. weblues

    weblues Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Use wordpress.

    1. Install wordpress
    2. Visit wordpress plugin section, download a mobile and directory plugin
    3. Install the plugins
    4. Populate it with the existing listings.
     
  4. danesebastion

    danesebastion Registered Member

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    Hey there,

    I'm familiar with wordpress and thats about it. I tend to outsource the tech stuff as I'm too bust making the sales. What do you recommend?
     
  5. danesebastion

    danesebastion Registered Member

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    Hey there, I have thought about going this route, I've looked at vantage and other WordPress directories that are responsive. Ideally I want the directory to be simple with you typical clear large buttons with each listing having it's own basic page with their details, a description and a map with directions.

    Does anyone have any suggestions along the WordPress route?
     
  6. Arsh90

    Arsh90 Newbie

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    Chiptroniks a best directory for the mobile/laptop repairing institute and services are laptop spare parts
     
  7. loudINMedia

    loudINMedia Junior Member

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    This is one of the quickest ideas you can move on with... Go ahead with this & you can customize it as per your clients requirement too :)
     
  8. danesebastion

    danesebastion Registered Member

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    Thanks for your input guys...

    Given there are so many plugins and themes for Wordpress, does anyone here have some good suggestions or ideas on which to go?

    Thanks again

    Dane
     
  9. kingoptimizer

    kingoptimizer Regular Member

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    Just get a responsive mobile template that works for mobile and desktop.

    Mobisite works well for converting wordpress to mobile friendly if theme is not responsive.
     
  10. danesebastion

    danesebastion Registered Member

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    Hi What is mobisite, do you have a link?

    Cheers

    Dane