Directory help

Photographers directory -> Directory help
  1. General directory overview
  2. Advertising solutions offered by PhotographerFinders.net
  3. Getting listed at PhotographerFinders.net
  4. What is the difference between platinum, gold, silver and bronze listings?
  5. How to get a maximum efficiency from your free listing?
  6. What is a customer enquiry forwarding service?
  7. Platinum listings prices
  8. Directory chargeback policy
  9. Contact directory staff
General directory overview

PhotographerFinders.net is a national-wide directory of US-based photographers.
All the photographers listed accordingly to their offices location, and visitors can search for the photography service in their local area.

Directory visitors can also perform a search using the search form on the top of the page. The search form allows to find a photographers by desired location or by business details (i.e., business name, website URL, etc.).

When a visitor has had a deal with the photographer listed at PhotographerFinders.net directory, he may leave a feedback on the work performed. To add a feedback visitor have to go to firm details and click "add review" tool. All the feedbacks accumulated by directory's ratings database and used in search results sorting - the best rated companies which have a lot of reviews are displayed on the top of other listings of their type (Platinum, Gold, etc.).

back to top

Advertising solutions offered by PhotographerFinders.net

Currently, PhotographerFinders.net offers to photographers the following advertising solutions:

  1. Business listings publishing,
    including a paid option (platinum listing) and several free options (gold, silver and bronze listings).
    To learn more about business listing service please click here.
  2. Customer enquiry forwarding service ( FREE service! ).
    Platinum and Gold photographers can receive enquiries sent by public users, directly to email address specified in listing details.
    To learn more about enquiry forwarding service please click here.

back to top

Getting listed at PhotographerFinders.net

To get listed in our directory, please fill out our submission form.

First of all, you will have to select a listing type which is the most suitable for you (please see listing types' description here). Please note, that if you would like to get a free service of customers' enquiries forwarding, you should get at least a Gold free listing (which require a back link to be placed on your homepage).

Then you will be asked to define a location of your business, and on the last step you'll have to enter your business details (business name, URL, etc.). As you can see, all is very simple.
Submit your firm now

back to top

What is the difference between Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze listings?

Listing options overview

Currently, our directory offers 4 listing options: Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze listings.

The first and the main distinction between them is that Platinum listing is a paid option.
Gold, Silver and Bronze listings are free of charge.

To understand the difference you should also know, that any search results page displays listings blocks in the following order:

Compare all the listing types in one table:

Listing options: Platinum listing Gold listing Silver listing Bronze listing
Displayed on the state pages: Yes,
above the Gold listings
Yes,
under the Platinum listings
No No
Displayed on the county pages: Yes,
above the Gold and Silver listings
Yes,
above the Silver listings
Yes,
under the Gold listings
No
Displayed on the city pages: Yes,
above the listings of all the other types
Yes,
above the Silver and Bronze listings
Yes,
above the Bronze listings
Yes,
under the listings of all the other types
 
Can be listed in several states: Yes No No No
Customer enquiry forwarding service:
(what's this?)
Available Available Not available Not available
 
Backlink requirements: None The backlink on your homepage is required. The backlink on any page of your website is required. None
Cost: from $49.00 USD per year / per state Free of charge! Free of charge! Free of charge!
 

back to top

How to get a maximum efficiency from your free listing?

Every day a lot of visitors browse our directory seeking for the photographer in their own city or state.
Every day we receive new submissions from our registration form.
Every day the number of photographers listed in our directory grows up.

To get your free listing displayed above the others (which means more visitors and more new business for you), you should follow this two simple recommendations:

1. Get your customers posting good reviews and ratings.

Keep in mind that listings of the same type are sorted by the rating value: on the top of listings block we display a firm with the highest rating *.

Rating number is calculated from 2 values:

So the best is when your have a lot of reviews (as many as possible) with high value of overall rating.

* The only place where the sorting is not by the rating is the radius search results page:
in this case we sort listings by the distance from the radius center, the nearest will be on the top.

2. Think about linking back to us.

Even if you have chosen a free listing type, you still can be above the others.
Just place a back link to our directory.

There is two options of free listings with the back link requirements:

back to top

What is a "customer enquiry forwarding service"?

All photographers who has registered a Platinum or Gold listings automatically receive an access to a free service of "Customer enquiry forwarding".

What does this mean?

Every day we receive a dozens of visitors who is interested in purchasing of photography services.

On any search results page, including state, county, city and service-level pages, our visitors can see a link to the page with a free customer request form. When someone fills this form out, we review the submission and send it out by email to our Platinum and Gold members who are located in the state, county or city related to the quote request.

This service is spam-free due to the pre-moderation process we perform. All the request are reviewed before we send them out - this help you to avoid possible spam messages.

back to top

Platinum listings prices

You can check the availability and buy platinum listings from the member area or from the registration page (select a platinum listing option).

Alabama
$70.00 USD / per year
Hawaii
$49.00 USD / per year
Massachusetts
$110.00 USD / per year
New Mexico
$65.00 USD / per year
South Dakota
$49.00 USD / per year
Alaska
$49.00 USD / per year
Idaho
$65.00 USD / per year
Michigan
$130.00 USD / per year
New York
$150.00 USD / per year
Tennessee
$90.00 USD / per year
Arizona
$90.00 USD / per year
Illinois
$150.00 USD / per year
Minnesota
$70.00 USD / per year
North Carolina
$110.00 USD / per year
Texas
$150.00 USD / per year
Arkansas
$65.00 USD / per year
Indiana
$110.00 USD / per year
Mississippi
$65.00 USD / per year
North Dakota
$49.00 USD / per year
Utah
$65.00 USD / per year
California
$150.00 USD / per year
Iowa
$65.00 USD / per year
Missouri
$90.00 USD / per year
Ohio
$130.00 USD / per year
Vermont
$49.00 USD / per year
Colorado
$70.00 USD / per year
Kansas
$65.00 USD / per year
Montana
$49.00 USD / per year
Oklahoma
$65.00 USD / per year
Virginia
$110.00 USD / per year
Connecticut
$65.00 USD / per year
Kentucky
$70.00 USD / per year
Nebraska
$65.00 USD / per year
Oregon
$65.00 USD / per year
Washington
$110.00 USD / per year
Delaware
$49.00 USD / per year
Louisiana
$70.00 USD / per year
Nevada
$65.00 USD / per year
Pennsylvania
$130.00 USD / per year
West Virginia
$65.00 USD / per year
District of Columbia
$49.00 USD / per year
Maine
$65.00 USD / per year
New Hampshire
$65.00 USD / per year
Rhode Island
$49.00 USD / per year
Wisconsin
$90.00 USD / per year
Florida
$150.00 USD / per year
Maryland
$90.00 USD / per year
New Jersey
$130.00 USD / per year
South Carolina
$65.00 USD / per year
Wyoming
$49.00 USD / per year
Georgia
$130.00 USD / per year

back to top

Directory chargeback policy

We do not provide a chargeback when:

In other cases we provide a particular chargeback (an operational $30 USD fee is a subject to be deducted from the amount we return).

back to top

Contact directory staff

To contact us please visit this page.

back to top