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Directory / Businesses - Business Members Extension

This is a great tool which will enable you to allow members of your site to become a member of Businesses by joining them from the powerful "Directory / Businesses Plugin" on your site. With this tool, users will be able to become members of Businesses, invite their friends, choose their Membership Roles and Affiliation / Membership / Joining Dates in Businesses they are member of.

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Price: $29
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Plugin
Price: $29

This is a great tool which will enable you to allow members of your site to become a member of Businesses by joining them from the powerful "Directory / Businesses Plugin" on your site. With this tool, users will be able to become members of Businesses, invite their friends, choose their Membership Roles and Affiliation / Membership / Joining Dates in Businesses they are member of.

Highlights:
  • Better Privacy: New "Business Members Only" privacy option added to restrict Viewing a Business, Commenting on a Business and creating various contents like Notes, Music, Photos, etc (by using Extensions for Directory / Businesses Plugin) to Business members only.
  • Become a Member (Join a Business): Users can become a member of Businesses by joining them and in the joined Businesses they will be able to:
    • Choose their Business Membership Roles
    • Select their Affiliation / Membership / Joining Dates
    • Receive notifications when joined Businesses posts their updates. (This is dependent on the "Advanced Activity Feeds / Wall Plugin")
    • Receive notifications for content creation like Notes, Music, etc in joined Businesses.
    • Enable / disable these notifications
    • View, comment and create various contents like Notes, Music, Photos, etc (by using Extensions for Directory / Businesses Plugin), if respective privacies are “Business Members Only”.
    • Invite their friends.
    • Message all Business members / particular member
    • Can invite all Business members to the newly created Business Events. (This is dependent on "Directory / Businesses - Events Extension")
  • Member Roles enables members to choose their membership type in the Businesses they are member of.
    • Site admins can create Member Roles for the various categories of Businesses on the site.
    • Business admins will also be able to create Member Roles for their Businesses. [Admin configurable]
    • Members will be displayed on the basis of their Membership Roles on Business Profiles. Attractive Member Role based filtering of members available.
    • Site admin can display each member role in a separate tab on Business Profiles.
  • Example use case: Site admin can create Roles like General Manager, Director of Sales, Housekeeping Manager, Restaurant Manager, Assistant, Controller, Front Office Manager, Human Resource Manager, Banquet Manager, etc. for a Hotel based website.
  • Another example use case: By allowing Business owners to create Roles like Directors, Manager, Coordinator, Quality Auditor, etc for their businesses in a Business oriented website.
  • Affiliation / Membership / Joining Date enables Business members to select their affiliation / membership / joining dates in Businesses they are member of. Site admin can enable / disable this.
  • Business Announcements: Business admins can post announcements for important news, event, advertisement, etc of their Businesses. Additionally for each announcement:
    • Choose start and end date
    • Activate / deactivate
    • WYSIWYG Editor for Announcements
  • Settings to easily replace the singular / plural titles for 'Business' to 'Directory', etc.
  • Business Owners/Creators
    • What will members be called?: enables Business owners to decide what their Business members will be called. Ex: Dance Lovers, Hikers, Innovators, Music Lovers, etc.
    • Business Members Moderation: Can allow members to immediately become a member of their Businesses / wait till approval. Business admin approved members will be marked as Verified / Approved on their Member Profiles in the tab showing their joined Businesses.
    • Can decide who can invite other site members to their Businesses.
    • Can allow only Businesses members to View, Comment and create various contents like Notes, Music, Photos, etc (by using Extensions for Directory / Businesses Plugin) in their Businesses.
  • Business Cover Photo widget enables Business admins to choose a cover photo for their Businesses. Business members' user profile photos can be shown, if cover photo is not updated. [Dependent on our "Directory / Businesses - Photo Albums Extension"]
  • Activity Feed Integration: Attractive looking activity feeds are generated for becoming a member of a Business.
  • Business admins can mark certain members as Highlighted.
Browsing & Searching:
  • Widgetized Home & Browse pages for Business Members:
    • Enable you to collectively display Business Members who have joined the Businesses in attractive manner.
    • Business Members Home contains many attractive widgets and provides a great landing page for Business Members of your community.
    • You can choose to place links for these Businesses in the Main Businesses Navigation Menu and can also choose to place the respective links for these Businesses in your site header navigation menu or in any other menu of your choice.
    • This feature is very useful if Business Members are important to your site's concept.
  • Integration with SocialEngine's in-built search engine.
  • Search Form widget for Business Members: Enables searching and filtering over Business Members.
Widgets:
The available widgets can be placed at desired locations using Layout Editor and various settings for them like their heading, number of elements, etc can be configured:
  • Business Profile Members: Displays the members of the Business. Admin can choose to display all members or members based on their Roles.
  • Joined / Owned Businesses: Displays business administered and joined by members on their profiles.
    • Business Profile Announcements
    • Business's Member of the Day
    • Business Profile Cover Photo and Members
    • Business's Featured Members Slideshow
    • Recent / Top Business Joiners
    • Top Business Joiners
    • Browse Members
    • Search Business Members form
    • Business Members
    • Business's Ajax based Tabbed widget for Members
    • Most Joined Businesses
      and more...
Administration:
  • Site admin can configure below settings to be available to the Business admins and Business members:
    • Businesses' singular / plural title
    • Business members URL text
    • Member roles
    • Affiliation / membership / joining date
    • Business announcements
    • Automatically add members when Business members / Business admins invite them to become a member of their Businesses.
    • Automatic Liking of Business when users become a member of it
    • Automatic Joining of Business when members Like it
    • Choose who all can invite members to the Businesses. Site admin can also allow Business admins to choose this.
    • Enable / disable members to immediately become a member of a Business. Site admins can also allow Business admins to choose this.
    • Enable users to invite all Business members while creating their Business Events (by using "Directory / Businesses - Events Extension").
  • Create / Manage Member Roles for the various categories of Businesses on the site.
    • Sequence of Roles can be adjusted by drag-and-drop.
    • Choose who all can create Roles:
      • Only Site Admin can create Roles.
      • Only Business Admins can create Roles.
      • Both Site Admin and Business Admins can create Roles.
  • View Business members and mark them as Featured.
  • Assign Member of the Day.
  • For each Member Level, site admin can enable / disable Business admins to choose a new privacy option "Business Members Only" for creating various contents (using Extensions of Directory / Businesses Plugin) in their Businesses.
  • Enable / disable Business admins to update Business Cover Photo for their Businesses.
  • Enable / disable automatic adding of invited members to Businesses.
  • Choose to display Businesses administered and joined by members on their profiles.
    • Choose to mark Business admin approved members with attractive verified / approved marker. [Admin can change the verb.]
      and more...

The following are the requirements for this plugin:

 
Is this easy to install?
Yes, absolutely! This plugin will install seamlessly on your SocialEngine with the one click Package installation feature.
What will my plugin download contain?
The plugin download will be a zipped file, which upon extraction will give the plugin package tar file, the license file, and the installation instructions file.
Is this a stand-alone plugin?
No, this plugin requires the Directory / Businesses Plugin to be installed on your site.
I want to customize this plugin according to the offerings and design of my site. Can you help me?
Yes, please contact us with your customization requirements.
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