eAfrica offers a number of Information Directories that each have Site Builder functionality. This is an eAfrica Directory. Links to other eAfrica Directories can be found at www.eAfrica.info
Members of this Information Directory & Site Builder are charged fees that are based on the type of hosting membership that they take in advance.
Prices are subject to change from time to time without notice. Further unlisted packages are available, some smaller, some larger, some with additional customisations etc.
The membership pricing overview is as follows:
- Browser: Free
- DIY Listing with adverts on the directory pages: Free
- MALL-ON-THE-NET This is an online mall for VIP Listed Entities. VIP MALL-ON-THE-NET tennants enjoy listings without adverts and with extended functionality. They are built and maintained for you. Each MALL-ON-THE-NET, is maintained as a "Business Opportunity" by a person within a community and which is promoted to the local community. MALL-ON-THE-NET packages are offered by franchisees at prices of about R1,500 per quarter per direct mail to at least 10,000 households. This said please watch the About Us page for Bonus Buys and Specials that are on offer from time to time.
- DIY Webpage: R10 per 30 days. Webpages are single pages that have hub notices and or adverts displayed in the right hand side panel. See the ABOUT US page for an example of a page with right hand side panel adverts.
- DIY Website : R108 for 30 days.
- DIY Website & Store from R158 for 30 days. An overview of the website and store functionality is displayed below. After Registration you are granted a 14 day free trial. Once registered, select Members' Portal and then open the listed options in the Site Builder. Below each option in the Site Builder you will find a "How To Tips" section that explains how to build that website option.
We place no advertisements on your website or stores, not even one. In addition we do not sell your information to others.
DIY Directory Listings are Free
- Directory Listings that you build yourself are free for a period of 365 days. These then need to be renewed.
- If you require assistance in building a Free Directory Listing then please follow the link at the foot of the page to "Coaches."
- When you register for a free directory listing there are "How To Tips" at the foot of each Site Builder option.
- After Registration select Member's Portal and then open each option in the Site Builder, read the "How To Tips" and build your listing.
- Free Directory Listings have side and header adverts on the page.
- A number of malls have been constructed and more are under construction. Each mall is a listing of VIP Suppliers that are featured:
- On Direct Mail Magnetised Printed Lists that are sent to 10,000 active addresses in each area.
- On eLists that are downloadable to most Smart Cell Phones and to PC desktops.
- On the home page of this directory and which enjoy extended listing functionality and no listing header and side panel adverts.
- Each MALL-ON-THE-NET is an independent Business Opportunity run by a Franchisee who offers a Marketing Service to Suppliers in their Defined Areas of operation.
Free Website Hosting
Community projects, schools, hospitals, service clubs and NGO's may apply for website sponsorship.
A free trial Webpage or Website and Online Store R0.00 14 Days not renewable
The trial website package includes a fully functional online store with all enablers activated.
Webpage Only Package R10 for 30 days Renewable
Website Only Package R108.00 for 30 Days renewable
A Directory Domain > www.DirectoryName.info/yourusername/
Alternative .co.za, .com, .info etc domains may be used.
Website Hosting and Site Builder: Hosting is included in the pricing and use of the site builder is free.
Link management: Linking to your choice of business or social partner websites with click through picture buttons.
Unlimited website link forwarding with personalised message management. Just load comma seperated eMail addresses from your subscribed customer listing, add a message and refer your customers to our website news etc
Website page bookmarking management: Click to enable users to easily bookmark your website for "many happy returns."
Website page print management. Click to enable web page printing that dispenses with clumsy incomplete page "print screen" routines. Easily enables page sharing.
Unlimited use of the Website Builder: Use it to build and or manage the content on your website without needing coding skills. If you can send an email and attach a picture you can build, edit and maintain a eDurban.info Website. Why deal with a 3rd party to talk to your customers through an IT consultant/interpreter? Access your website from anywhere and instantly interact with clients and or edit your website! For IT wizards the auto generated coding sheets are but a click away. Yes, you have the best of both worlds to keep everyone happy!
Unlimited use of the template library and template editing tool: Possibilities are endless with the tool as you can edit baseline template headers, banners and backgrounds. Change the look and feel by inserting your own header, banner and background pictures, logo/picture overlays and text overlays. Set header, banner and background colours. You can add gif animation files to headers, banners and backgrounds. Background pictures can be tiled ( repeated) or not. It's all click box easy - just click to upload picture files, type in text, select options before previewing and then click to publish.
Website Blog or Discussion Forum management with comments quarantined pending your clearance, deletion and/or edit. Blog file sharing management allows for uploading and downloading of doc, video, photo and other multi-media files to support attachments for two way web based conversations.
Website supports video player plug ins, photos and photo gallery plugins, google maps, many other widget plug ins, flash files, gif animation files, internal and external links, managed document uploads and downloads, forms fill pre-populated eMail to enable information gathering, contact us request management, managed partner links, etc
Search Engine Optimisation facilitation ( Meta title, description and keyword management)
Access to the SMS & eMail eMarketing platform. Unlimited use of the exciting Bulk eMail Builder that supports creative and eye catching eMarketing by enabling eMails to embed, video plug-ins, flash file animation, click to link through for response to action conversion, click to download file support etc. Use it to take your online customer service centre to your client base! (for Bulk eMail and Bulk SMS credits see below)
Website upgrade packages from R 50 per 30 day period extra.
All references to unlimited options are subject to normal usage. Normal usage interpretation shall be made by a representative of eAfrica whose decision shall be final.
The features contained within the website upgrade package are unlimited and as such are subject to a quote to be drawn against the provision of utilisation criteria.
This upgrade includes menu options of a website picture gallery and flip book. Side panel enablers such as blogs with attachments activated or deactivated, online forms, newsletter feeds to PC's and cell phones, scroll boxes, video and PDF downloads are also included. These side panel enablers are unlimited in number and may be seperately password protected as may the website as a whole be password protected.
Website PLUS Online eCommerce Store or Showcase
Website & Store 20p - 21i
Website & Store with up to 20 products and with each product having up to 21 images - 30 days @ R158
- "Click to Show" - Window shopping: List products and services in unpriced classified item showcases.
- “Click to Quote” - Complete quote request administration via prepopulated eMail response forwarding.
- “Click to Order” - Checkout includes an automatically eMailed confirmation order being sent to the customer. Why not offer the convenience of online ordering for " bagged and ready" collection!
- “Click to Buy” - Enabled via Cr Card, EFT and direct deposit transaction processing of fixed price listings.
- “Click to Auction” on your online shop / showcase with complete online administrative follow-up support including reserve price and minimum bid administration.
- "Click to Highlight" - Highlighting any products or services in a "top of page" highlighted specials showcase on your store home page is simply a matter of clicking the box!
- 21 images per product or service? Think: front, back, side, close-up, colour options etc. Think: operating instructions. Think: pictures of customer (out the box/packet) usage applications. Think: wiring diagrams. Think: Component parts. Think guarantee cards. Think: Returns policies. Think: Local agent listings. Think: Product usage recipes. Think: Real Estate (houses for sale) - just think of the many doors that multiple images open for you.
- Includes eCommerce back office order management and support with customers automatically being emailed confirmation orders detailing purchase orders including VAT no's where applicable.
- You can set up three delivery options. Specified charges are applied where applicable upon checkout including "no charge" COD delivery.
- Shopping cart checkout includes acceptance of your defined policies/terms and conditions of sale.
- Fully integrated payment administration via (My Gate - major credit cards), Paypal, EFT and direct deposit checkout management.
- Search optimisation via specified product keywords.
- Sales volume administration: Compete out of stock administration or sales volume counter.
- All customers receive a BUYERS' PORTAL that mains a complete order history including purchase transaction records (statements) and order tracking for payment receipt and goods despatched notifications. How often are you asked for copies of transaction histry documents? Now it is all online and available 24/7!
- Online risk management. No need for banking information provision on your website as the checkout process provides payment detail to eMail verified customers independently.
- International and in-house trade: Full international product currency pricing options are available for setting store pricing to any currency. You can use this flexible functionality for quote administration re showcased goods and services. Alternatively you can even set up an "own store" or "club" currency for staff purchases with company voucher credits! Yes, you can set up a shop that takes and prices goods in your own eMoney!
- Product category options management and third level store category specification and administration.
- View orders from any location with internet access.
- Manage, monitor and administer your online store from any location with internet access.
Standard alternative packages for more product requirements include:
Website & Store 40p - 21i
As above with up to 40 products and up to 21 images per product. R208.00 30 Days
Website & Store 60p - 21i
As above with up to 60 products and up to 21 images per product. R258.00 30 Days
Website & Store 100p - 21i
As above with up to 100 products and up to 21 images per product. R308.00 30 Days
Website & Store 200p - 21i
As above with up to 200 products and up to 21 images per product. R358.00 30 Days
Website & Store 300p - 21i
As above with up to 300 products and up to 21 images per product. R408.00 30 Days
Website & Store 500p - 21i
As above with up to 500 products and up to 21 images per product. R498.00 30 Days
Larger Website & Store Packages Pricing available on application 30 Days
Built for you Options
Custom Website Custom websites are websites that design and which may require project management and or extended development.
Pricing on application As per Quote
Coaching On site Training Quoted by arrangement
Custom domain acquisition and hosting pricing per annum varies: By arrangement and subject to availability domains may cost from R15 to about R500.00
Existing domain redirection: By arrangement advice on how to redirect an existing domain hosted elsewhere can be utilised Rnil.
Domain name specials: Domain names are often offered at a discount for the first year thus the above quoted prices may be as low as USD 1.99 / Rand15+
Sponsored Items ( PSW: Products/Stores/Websites)
PSW 200 The P,S or W will be displayed in the Sponsored Links section of a relevant Search Results page 200 times. R100.00
PSW 600 The P, S or W will be displayed in the Sponsored Links section of a relevant Search Results page 600 times. R240.00
PSW 1000 The P,S or W will be displayed in the Sponsored Links section of a relevant Search Results page 1,000 times. R300.00
B 200 The Banner will be displayed in the banner panel of the selected Directory admin pages 200 times. R200.00
B 600 The Banner will be displayed in the banner panel of the selected Directory admin pages 600 times. R550.00
B 1000 The banner will be displayed in the banner panel of the selected Directory admin pages 1,000 times. R900.00
By arrangement: Bulk SMS - 1 SMS credit equals one local SMS
Pricing is quoted on current Clickatel pricing
Bulk eMail - 1 eMail credit equals one eMail
200 Email credits R15
600 Email credits R45
2,000 Email credits R150.00
Contract duration and notice
- THERE ARE NO CONTRACTS FOR DIRECTORIES AND FOR SITES
- WE DO NOT NEED CREDIT CARD INFORMATION
- USERS PAY ONLINE ON A PAY AS YOU GO BASIS - WE SEND NO ACCOUNTS
- THERE IS NO NOTICE PERIOD REQUIRED FOR SITES
- A NOTICE PERIOD WILL BE AGREED FOR HUBS AT THE TIME OF SET-UP
- E-mail sally@eAfrica.info
- Tel: 071 50 71 400