A directory website is nothing but an online database of something. It could be anything starting from a directory of certain category of websites to a directory of scientists around the world.
A directory site can be created for many things and in many sectors but the most common form of directory sites seen online are website / blog directories, article directories, business directories and country specific or regional directory sites.
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If you’re looking forward to create a directory website and you need a niche directory website idea, check out the list below. I have tried to craft out some special sectors on which directory sites can be developed. Some random ideas that come across my mind have also been included.
Random Directory Website Niches
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- A directory of Spokesperson
- A directory of Private Tutors
- Scholarships directory site
- Trade Shows directory site
- Mobile Apps directory
- Directory of Contractors
- Directory of Restaurants and Cafes
- Directory of Hotels
- Business Blogs directory
- Food Blogs directory
- Directory of Travel Blogs
- Directory of Webmasters
- A directory of Web-designers
- Directory of Real Estate Agents
- Directory of Lawyers
- Directory of Financial Advisors
- Directory of Discount Coupons
- Directory of Dentists
- Directory of Movies
- A directory of Available Investment Options
- Directory of Photographers
- Directory of Interior Designers
- Niche Specific Affiliate Products directory
- A directory of Make Money Online Platforms
- Directory of SEO Consultants
- A directory of Private Detectives
- A directory of Pending Crime Cases
- Directory of Music Bands & Djs
- Directory of Fitness Instructors
- Weight Loss Products directory
- A directory of Astrologers
- Shopping Site directory
- A directory of Corrupt Politicians
- WordPress Themes directory
- WordPress Plugins directory
- A directory of Video Games
- A directory of Network Marketers
- Directory of Domain Investors
- A directory of Online Ad Agencies
- Directory of Email Newsletters
Any other directory website ideas?
It’s easy to start a directory website if you know WordPress. It’s just a matter of uploading and activating a directory theme such as Directory Press. Then, of course, fetching content and promoting for getting traffic is the hardest part. But it’s doable!
A directory site can be monetized with Ad networks like Adsense and Infolinks and private ads. You may also charge for a listing on your directory site.
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