The Wedding Inventory is an online social media and business directory platform established for the purpose of connecting couples that want to get married with qualified vendors in the wedding industry.
Since our official launch in July 2016, our website has grown to become one of the premier wedding directories in South Africa and our Facebook groups have amassed 50,000+ members.
WHAT DO WE OFFER TO COUPLES?
A comprehensive directory of wedding vendors that have agreed to abide with a code of conduct and operate their businesses in an ethical manner.
User friendly and intuitive ways to search for vendors via a combination of keywords, industry categories, locations, business names and various filters.
The ability to view and compare comprehensive profiles of listed vendors.
Couples can learn more about vendors by viewing their image and video galleries or visiting their website and/or social media pages.
They can contact listed vendors via our internal messaging system or via the contact information listed on the vendor’s respective listing page.
Couples can leave ratings and comprehensive reviews with images of listed vendors they have made use of in the past.
They can easily share vendor profiles via social media.
The ability to favorite listed vendors on their profile.
Couples can report listed vendors.
WHAT DO WE OFFER TO VENDORS?
We offer vendors a comprehensive suite of solutions to enhance their online presence, credibility and the amount of qualified leads received at affordable rates.
Below is a non exhaustive list of functionalities vendors have access to by making use of our platform:
Vendors can publish detailed information about their business, its products and/or services to dedicated profile pages on our website.
They can showcase their business, its products and/or services in embedded image galleries and videos.
They can add a logo and featured image to their listings.
They can display their contact information, such as, phone numbers, WhatsApp numbers, email addresses and physical location on their listings.
They can add a link to their website on their listings.
They can display their social media page links on their listing pages.
They can be contacted by prospects directly from their listing pages via an internal messaging system.
They can add their business hours to their listings.
They can display a Google Map with their physical geographical location on their listings.
They can accept and respond to reviews left by previous clients.
They can add promotional coupons to their listing.
Their listings can be shared to several social media platforms easily by users.
All listings on our website have schema markup and are optimized for search engines.
They can manage their account and see how many views their listings have received from their user dashboard.
They can easily submit and manage their listings with an intuitive new submission system.
Vendors get priority chat and email support.
* Please note that some of the above features are listing plan dependent.
WHY LIST WITH THE WEDDING INVENTORY?
We are an established online wedding directory platform that receives predictable traffic growth and offers both vendors and couples a rich set of features to assist in attaining their goals.
The Wedding Inventory is an Apeiron Media Holdings (PTY) LTD venture; a company that has specialized in web development and online marketing since 2013.
The Wedding Inventory website is fully responsive (mobile friendly) and we have plans to launch apps for Android and iOS in 2021.
All of our vendor listings have schema markup. This assists search engines with returning more informative results to users that search for relevant queries. This in turn can greatly improve the amount of natural/organic visitors your listing receives from search engines.
Our website is continually monitored and updated at frequent intervals to comply with the latest industry standards. This ensures that your listing is available online 24/7, 365 days of the year.
We are continuously working on improvements for the aesthetics, layout, functionality and features of the website. We were also one of the first wedding directories to employ 256 bit end-to-end encryption, ensuring a safe browsing experience for all visitors. Our website also allows users to search for listings nearby via geolocation.
We allow vendors to post advertisements and responses to product and/or service seekers on our Facebook groups which contain over 57,000 members.
We have an exclusive Facebook group where vendors can network, give advice and share tips with one another.