The Advantages and Disadvantages of Being Listed in a Building Supplies Directory

What is a building supply company directory exactly? It is the listing of building supplies stores and companies. It will likely contain information about the supplies each company has. It will list the company’s location and directions to their company.

Some directories will even cite a company’s ratings from the Better Business Bureau. Customer ratings may also appear. If companies’ have a website it is likely to be listed as well.

These directories can contribute to consumers’ decision as to which company to go with. This could be advantageous or it could be disastrous to a company. Let’s take a look at the advantages of being listed in a building supply directory.

The advantages of being listed includes the exposure of your company. This can increase your business. As a result your income will likely rise. This of course is the biggest advantage of being listed in a building supply directory.

The disadvantages to being listed could actually the exposure of your company. This could simply because you don’t want to get too big or too busy. You may not want to be in the directory it could list your company’s ratings by the Better Business Bureau and customers. These ratings especially if they are not positive would be an absolute disadvantage!

A further disadvantage of being listed in a building supply directory could be damage to your company’s reputation. This could very well put your company out of business. It might not be possible to gain the trust and confident of clients back. It’s not impossible but your company will have step up and work hard to get a good rating again.

Being listed in a directory has it’s advantages and disadvantages. Consumers can be influenced by the ratings in an either negative or positive manner. Doing quality work with quality materials and workers will keep your reputation in good standing.