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A Business listing &
Business Review Website

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A Business listing & Business Review Website

www.reviewhound.com.au

Client Brief:

Client wanted us to develop a business listing website allowing users to register/login, view business listings, search for business listings/reviews. The client wanted to enable the business owners would be able to register/login, add their business details, images, view reviews posted by other users.

Our Endeavor:

The project involves developing a review website. The website is having two types of users: visitor/user and business owner. Visitors/users can register/login in the website using their Facebook login credentials. Users can import contacts from Gmail, AOL, Yahoo, MSN, and would be able to send invitation to their friends to join the website. They can browse business listings/services by category and can search for business listings/reviews by Postcode and surrounding postcodes, Trade/profession, Rating, Date, Business name and Search functionality would be provided with the predictive suggestions result.

 
 
End Users:
 
User would be able to view reviews and ratings posted by other users. To post a review they need to enter the entering the following details:
 
  • Date review is posted (automatically populated)
 
  • Reviewer’s display name (automatically populated)
 
  • Company Name (ability to search for businesses already registered on the website to avoid the same business have double listings)
 
  • Company Representative
 
  • Short description of work completed
 

Users can rate a service depending upon few predefined category like:

 

  • Quality of Work
 
  • Professionalism
 
  • Value for money
 
  • Expertise
 
  • On Time
 
  • Overall rating given
 

Users would be able to share their reviews with Facebook.

 

Business Users:
 

Business owners can register/login and create account/profile by entering the details like:

 

  • User name (displayed on submitted reviews)
 
  • First Name
 
  • Last Name
 
  • Email Address
 

Business owner would be able to add their businesses by entering the following:

 

  • Business details
 
  • Business name
 
  • Years business established
 
  • Full Address (street, suburb, postcode)
 
  • Contact Phone number
 
  • Email
 
  • Website URL
 
  • Location (displayed on Google map)
 

Business owners would be able to view reviews and ratings posted by other users on their listed business. Business owners would be able to submit their response on the listed reviews posted by the users on their business.

The website is also having admin section which is hidden from the user. Admin can manage the content of static pages using the provided modules in admin section. Admin can manage the user/business owner and category/subcategory of the website. Admin will be able to manage reports like:

 

  • Reports for Registered users
 
  • Reports for Registered business owners
 
  • Reports for Newsletters
 
  • Reports for Business Listed and Reports for Ads
 

Google Map feature: Business owner would be able to add their business address and location. The address and location would be pinned on Google map. Business owners need to provide full address to administrator and would be provided with an option to only show the suburb on Google Map which goes to the frontend.

 
 

Technology/Platform:

PHP
MY SQL
jQuery

Application:

Website Development

  •  A Business listing & Business Review Website