Business Directory & Guide
Business Directory or Guide typically come out with printed version (Book) which containing an alphabetical or classified listing of product and sets, company name, company address, telephone number, and company advertising.
Using Directory, people can find company name and address by searching by product and service name which listed alphabetically. for example if technician working in an oil refinery plant need to replace some blunt Non-Sparking tools, how would he go about looking for the Non-Sparking Tools?
Firstly, he need to open a directory, search for “Tools” classification under ‘T’ alphabet index. Then under “Tools” Classification, search for “Sparking Tools” Subcategories. And finally from there he could contact the company that selling the product for more details information. It’s very easy and fast and take less than a minute to find supplier.
Nowadays, Business Directory or Guide come out with 3 main products to help and ease their users to find their supplier. The main 3 products are:
1. Printed Edition – All information about products and sets, company name, telephone no, address is printed as a book and then spread free of charge to all companies in their countries.
2. CD-ROM Edition – All information about product and service, company name, telephone no, address is stored inside CD-ROM and Users can installed it on their PC and search information directly by their PC. The program inside the CD-ROM allow users to kind in the products they wanted and then search it. It’s more functional and portable compare to the printed edition.
3. Website Edition – All information about products and sets, company name, telephone no, address is stored in database server which connected directly to Internet. Users could connect directly Internet, visit their homepage and search it directly. Mostly the webpage provide a search bar like others search engine to allow users to kind in their keywords (product, brand name, company name, and telephone no that they want to search) and they click on “Search” Button and all the information will be displayed on users screen. Using Website Edition, Users can find information anytime and anywhere as long as have Internet connection.