GARDENING DIRECTORY FAQ’S
Gardening directory faqs, the questions below (faq’s) are being asked most frequently by our customers and by local businesses that are wanting to be a part of making a positive difference to peoples lives by listing with us.
What type of Directory is “The GARNICHE Directory”?
An Exclusive, Gardening Niche Directory, established to give local people in Derbyshire access to Unique or Specialist local gardening products & services. These would normally be very difficult to find in one place or time consuming to find but we’ve done all the hard work for you. Also includes gardening directory faqs.
Why should I use The GARNICHE Directory?
It’s an exciting local directory that gives you access to trusted specialists and gardening experts who will be happy to help you & provide unique or unusual products/services to give your garden the wow factor. There’s also a useful gardening directory faq’s section.
What makes you different to other Directories?
As this is a Genuine, Local, Niche Directory. We don’t need to bolster it out with companies just for the sake of it. This is why in some specialist categories there may only be one expert in that particular category. The companies that are listed in this directory have been selected because of their professionalism, good customer service, also their specialist, unique products & services.
(1) DEVELOPED BY GARDENING EXPERTS
The GARNICHE Directory has been created by gardening experts, with years of experience in the industry. We work with many satisfied customers also various suppliers and partners therefore reassuringly have first hand experience of many of the companies listed.
We ensure only companies that fit our strict criteria are allowed in
(3) GREAT SERVICE
By ensuring listed companies have a proven track record of great customer service
(4) HIGH QUALITY CONTENT
Our editorial team, based in Derby ensure that all listings adhere to the highest standards
(5) TRUSTED GARDENING SPECIALISTS & EXPERTS
The best place to find Trusted Gardening Specialists & Experts
(6) AN EXCITING EXPERIENCE
Gardening Products & Services that are exciting, unusual, must have but dependable and have the potential to turn your garden into something very special
(7) 100% HUMAN EDITED
Managed by our Editorial team & Compliance Team based in Derby
Do you allow any company to join your Directory?
This is an exclusive, Trusted Directory with high quality and useful content. Companies have to earn their place. Companies have to fit certain strict criteria, including having a proven track record on delivering great customer service by providing or showing that they have good, verifiable customer feedback. The process of who is selected or approved for The GARNICHE Directory is managed by a small editorial team based in Derby. If a company doesn’t fit our strict criteria then they are simply not considered or any requests to be a part of our directory are declined
When I contact a Company, Should I mention that I Found Them in The GARNICHE Directory?
- Yes, Please do because with your help this assists us in spreading the word about the local gardening community that we’re building, who’ll have access to unique gardening products & services.
- Like us and follow us on our Facebook page
- Tell your friends & family to do the same
How Can I Help Others?
Every listing in this local Directory has been created and put together by someone from our Compliance & Editorial Team based in Derby. Each listing is then given a Garniche Star Rating based on our in depth company assessments. If you’ve:
(1) HAVE YOU USED THE COMPANY
Have you bought any products or used a particular companies services?
(2) RECENT EXPERIENCES
Had any recent experiences regarding any of the companies listed. Your feedback and your own star rating would be greatly appreciated. It helps others to make an informed choice.
If your feedback & star rating is approved there maybe the option for us to recognise your efforts by linking to your website or profile.
Send us an email if this is something that interests you.
Why is Garniche Star Rating so Important?
ALLOWS YOU TO : Compare all listings in the directory on a like for like basis Be in Control – as you can make better, more informed decisions about how a company is likely to perform.
- Every company listing within this directory has been awarded a GARNICHE Star Rating
- This is really important because it’s reassuringly based on real customer ratings, provided by you
- We look at each company’s Review Ratings across the internet from Trusted 3rd party organisations who are totally independent
GARNICHE Star Ratings are anything between (0 & 5) 0 to 2 is Poor 2 to 3 is Average 3 to 4 is Good 4 to 5 is Excellent
Why Should My Company Join Your Directory?
A WELL RESPECTED LOCAL WEBSITE
This is a sought after Niche Directory providing the people of Derby & Derbyshire with Gardening Specialists & Experts that they can trust.
GET A HEAD START ON YOUR COMPETITORS
If you meet our criteria & you’re approved you’ll have a head start on other companies & we’ll provide an online profile for your company.
I DON’T HAVE A WEBSITE
Particularly useful if you don’t have a website because what makes us unique is the fact that we’ll market your listing and your company across the Internet. If you do have a website it’s a win/win situation for you as we will expand your online profile even further
What’s in it for me if I list my Company with The GARNICHE Directory?
MARKETING ACROSS THE INTERNET
One of the main reasons why this is such a unique directory is how we would market your company. It’s Marketing that’s done across the Internet & includes:
- Social Media platforms
- SEO (Search Engine Optimisation for your Listing)
You get increased visibility, at present you can be found by customers in at least 16 different ways.
DIRECT ACCESS TO YOUR TARGET CUSTOMERS
A listing with us helps to show that you are an Authority – We put you in front of your target audience, which is virtually priceless. It will boost your SEO (Search Engine Optimisation)
By generating more traffic and increasing your company name recognition with local customers
The Garniche Directory is a respected, authority site and will benefit your company by driving targeted referral traffic to your site.
What checks do you carry out, prior to companies being listed?
- We check their history and their company information to ensure that they are a bonafide company
- Determine if they’re members of any trade or consumer/council run organisations
- Check any independent/3rd party customer feedback
- We display highly visible, verifiable customer feedback from organisations like Yell.com & Google, to prove the company can be trusted
Would my Company get Lost in Your Directory Listings?
No, quite the opposite – we are an exclusive, forward thinking directory and because we are a high quality niche directory you are far more likely to be found. This is because you would be amongst only a handful of other companies
What does my Company get out of a Listing with GARNICHE?
We strongly believe that you should have as many options as possible and these include the following:
(1) Premier Listings that show your company at the top of our Home Page (24/7) also up to 100% more visibility than other directories as you would also appear on our Premier Listings page. This could boost your chances of being found to 200%
(2) Featured Companies that show your company 24/7 on our Home Page (in sequence, 24/7)
(3) Multiple Categories – Potentially you could appear in a number of different categories, increasing the chances of being found by up to 400%
(4) Blogs – You could be featured in our various blogs
(5) Video – You could be featured in our Video section (24/7) increasing engagement with your customers
(6) Additional Benefits – At present you could be found in up to 16 different ways depending the type of listing on your level of engagement
HOW CAN I GET A LISTING IN THE DIRECTORY?
- By Invitation
- Customer recommendations
- If you’re a local Derbyshire gardening company with world class customer service and you provide niche, unusual, bespoke, specialist or expert gardening products & services, you need to contact us
HOW DO I SPONSOR YOUR SITE OR A PARTICULAR SECTION (OR PAGE) OF YOUR SITE?
If you contact us by email, we’d be happy to discuss the various options. Whether you’re wanting:
- A premium permanent arrangement on our home page
- To be featured on a purpose built page
- Sponsor one of our categories or pages
- Part of a rotating advertising arrangement
FEEL FREE TO:
- Like our page
- Follow Us – Gives you access to useful gardening information