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Trainers can help with many things including: daily directory tasks, basic software training, project management, marketing and more!

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Select Your Training Plan

You can purchase as many training sessions as needed to help you get your business on track. Choose the plan that is right for you.

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We’ll start working for you right away. Feel confident knowing that your directory trainer is working to ensure your website is successful!

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You May Need Training Sessions If…

  • IF You want to get insight and advice from industry experts
  • IF You want private training on how to use the directory software to its fullest
  • IF You don’t know anything about online marketing but want to learn the basics
  • IF You want a custom marketing plan outlined and executed for your directory
  • IF You really want your directory to succeed without doing any work yourself
  • Directory Setup
  • Software Training
  • Marketing Training
  • Email Marketing Training
  • Lead Management Training

2 Session Pack

$200

  • We provide comprehensive set for your directory
  • We will show you how to use the software inside and out
  • We will assist you in creating a marketing plan to promote your directory
  • We will provide you with email marketing tips to build your email list
  • We will manage all tasks related to lead management, support and sales

6 Session Pack

$500

  • We provide comprehensive set for your directory
  • We will show you how to use the software inside and out
  • We will assist you in creating a marketing plan to promote your directory
  • We will provide you with email marketing tips to build your email list
  • We will manage all tasks related to lead management, support and sales

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  • Work in more detail with our knowledge team to better learn the software and get all the training and support you need for your team’s specific needs.

Common Questions & Answers

How many training sessions can I purchase?Training sessions are offered in 8 hour packages. 8 hours is the minimum purchase and you may purchase multiple packages of 8 hours as often as you like. NOTE: Because we have an extremely high demand for training hours, a single client may only redeem up to 20 hours of training hours in a single month. How long is each training session? Training sessions are scheduled as 30 minute sessions. You are provided up to 5 hours of training sessions each week (10 sessions). Due to the high demand for training sessions, clients are provided up to 20 total training hours per month.
Do my training hours ever expire?Nope! You can use your training hours whenever you like. Training sessions are done in 30 minute periods and you can schedule up to forty 30 minute sessions each month – that’s 20 hours worth of awesome help and assistance! In addition to training me, what else can I get?Beyond training, we can assist with putting together a marketing plan for you, helping you set up your social media pages, as well as showing you how to create an email newsletter campaign. Managing a directory takes just a few hours per week, so the after you become a pro at managing your site, it’s time to market it!
How do I communicate with my Trainer?Your dedicated trainer will be available during normal business hours which is 9am – 5pm Monday through Friday Central time. All Trainers will be working with multiple partners, but if you call or email in and your Trainer is on another call, you will be called back soon once the current call is complete. Does this include any development for my site? Trainers can help with some development tasks such as changing words, colors, placing widgets, updating sidebars, updating subscription plans, setting up advertising banners, and more. More complicated tasks that require labor from senior developers would be quoted separately.
Can I upgrade or downgrade my Training Plan? Yes, you may upgrade or downgrade at any time. If you have started a contract for one plan but then would like to upgrade to another plan, then the amount you have paid for the lower plan can be applied to the upgraded plan. The same is true for downgrades. Are phone calls & emails deducted from my training hours? Yes, all time spent by your trainer working with you or your staff, or working on your behalf, would be deducted from the contracted time. Your monthly payment is essentially a retainer and how you choose to use that time is up to you.
Are refunds available if I am not satisfied with the results? There are no refunds available for training time, however you may cancel at any time and there is no obligation to continue. If your trainer has taught you everything you wanted to know in order to manage your tasks on your own, then that’s great and you are free to cancel the training service at any time. Can I change Trainer if I am not happy? Yes, you may change trainers at any time. Please note that there may be time required for the trainer you were working with previously to inform your new trainer about the status of your project. This time will be deducted from the current month’s hours at the rate of the highest level director involved in the exchange of information.
Can I work with multiple Trainers at the same time? Yes, you may have as many directors work on your project simultaneously as you wish. Their hours will be accounted for separately which may require the purchase of additional training hours. You can even purchase Junior and Senior training plans separately depending on the level of work you’d like each Trainer to provide for you. Can my Trainer work with multiple members of my team? We’ve learned that assigning one person from your team to communicate with your Trainer provides the best results. This member can communicate the results of the training sessions to the rest of your team and implement any suggestions imparted by the trainer, including coordinating tasks with other members of your team.

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Kickstart Setup Plan

The Kickstart Setup Plan is perfect for anyone who wants their website launched and configured faster with the help of a Brilliant Directories coach.

What’s Included?

  • Introductory Phone Consultation to review your goals (30 minute meeting)
  • Kickstart Implementation based on your goals:
  • Set up membership packages and pricing page (up to 3 levels)
  • Set up main menu navigation (optional: up to 3 dropdown links per menu item)
  • Set up additional admin users to manage your website (up to 3 users)
  • Connect your live domain name
  • Connect your preferred payment gateway
  • Upload your member categories
  • Upload your company logo, favicon and social media links
  • Upload a main image to your homepage (image provided by you)
  • Activate and organize your homepage streaming content
  • Assist with connecting Google Locations and Form Security API
  • Closing Phone Session to review your website and ask any questions (30 minute meeting)

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$450 one-time

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Has Everything Out of the Box

By Christopher K.

Brilliant Directories is by far the best membership site on the web. They offer a fully integrated solution that enables you to start a membership directory business in as little as 2 days. 3 years ago I paid over $10,000 for a customized membership directory site that didn’t have the features that Brilliant Directory provides out of the box. The site is very simple to configure and easy to use.

Brilliant Directories has solved a major problem for me in my business and am now making over $10,000 a month.

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It Truly is Brilliant

By Michael M.

I’ve spent the better part of a year working with various directory systems, mostly built on WordPress. These systems were buggy, slow, expensive, and prone to plugin breakage. It was a frustrating experience getting them to work.

I was skeptical of Brilliant Directories until I tried it out. Wow! With their system, I had a working directory in minutes that was fast and simply worked.

One of the great things about their system is that it’s incredibly customizable. They’ve built their system on a widget platform that allows you to not only customize any part of the site, but you can use your own PHP and javascript code to create your own functionality.

There have been a few times when I’ve needed some help with their system, and I’ve found that their support team is very quick and efficient with ticket requests. They have a nice knowledge base and community forum that answers a lot of your questions.

Brilliant Directories has enabled me to stop wasting time on difficult WordPress systems and actually get to work building my directory. I wish I had discovered this service earlier.

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Awesome Staff & Company

By Mark S.

This is a fabulous product provided by fabulous folks. I’m loving it. The support is awesome. I feel I have found a family and friends. I have been looking for this script for ten years. I have tried every script out there, gone back to old options, tried again and ended up back at square one.

Then I found Brilliant Directories and what a find. Finally, a ten year search and some-one had the nous to do the job properly and completely. The last word on directories.

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Amazingly Great Software!

By Paul N.

I’m pleasantly surprised! It’s always been a dream to be able to create web directory website. I’m really happy with the service. I’ve never had customer service call me to make sure everything is going well. Dennis was very kind, understanding, and explained everything clearly. This really made me feel happy & comfortable. I love the videos. They are so easy to follow and everyone seems knowledgeable, yet so friendly. My site has been up for months and I’m looking forward to a long term partnership. With service like this I feel like I would go to battle for Brilliant Directories.

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Great Sales Experience & More

By Jeffrey G.

I have been extremely impressed with the staff at Brilliant Directories. I waited to review the sales experience until I got my site all set and operating because I wanted to make sure they were true to their word. They were! The site got up quick, the staff was extremely responsive without being pushy, and they simply have a great product that is packaged nicely.

Thanks for the great service!

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Fantastic Customer Service

By Zach V.

I have been in the Military for 6 years now getting my company up and running. Meeting Jason and his team was the biggest blessing yet. We were able to get our company up and running with out worrying about website development, Letting us focus on what we do best “marketing” Would I recommend Brilliant Directories to anyone else? I would STRONGLY recommend Brilliant Directories to anyone that is wanting to have a business for life. Thank You again for helping out so much.

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Look No Further!

By Joseph C.

I started using Brilliant Directories 6 months ago after trying to build directories on my own. I found their product to have all the elements that I needed to have in order to launch a directory. They gave me individual support and training to learn how to personalize and customize the directory for my market. I look forward to a long and productive relationship with Brilliant Directories. If you are looking for a directory for your niche then look no further. Brilliant Directories has it all.

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Brilliant Directories Is A Definite A+

By Andy J.

Brilliant Directories is amazing. From the first moment I reached out to them through their website, the experience has been terrific. The system is the cleanest directory system available in the market today, bar none. The people at Brilliant Directories are top-notch, and are always ready to assist in every way possible. I have worked with a lot of companies, both as a business owner and international business consultant, and I can truly say that Brilliant Directories understands what a “great user experience” really means.

If you are considering going into the directory business, I would highly recommend talking to the experts at BD. Jason, Matthew, and their team truly care about their customers.

Simply put, you would be hard-pressed to find a better directory team, or directory technology, in the world today.

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Brilliant Product + Support

By Richard N.

First, I have admired this directory a little over a year ago. I consider myself mid-level experience in web design. I am very proficient with Wordpress and Drupal but Brilliant Directories is far less complicated. The day I found this directory sometime around June 2014, it was the most beautiful directory I ever saw at that time even without trying out the admin demo. If I didn’t buy this directory a year ago it was because of price was a little on the steep side. Now that I own this directory I now know why it was somewhat pricy.

The numerous video tutorials associated with this product is worth more than the cost of this directory considering that several scripts out there charge exorbitant sums with very little guidelines or customer support. No Directory theme or directory on the market today comes even close to this product.

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Super User-Friendly!

By Erica A.

I highly recommend Brilliant Directories for anyone who is interested in starting a directory website. Both their software and customer support are first class!

I’ve been interested in holistic health for a number of years. I’ve found it hard to track down reputable holistic health care providers, so last year I decided to create a web site where holistic practitioners can list their services (and eventually get rated). This would be helpful not only to me, but tons of folks worldwide who prefer a holistic approach to healthcare.

I first started trying to code the site on my own using an ‘easy’ plugin, but realized it was never was going to be what I envisioned. I then tried to hire a developer to create the website for me. I got several quotes from curiously cheap to very expensive. In general, I found them difficult to communicate with and didn’t feel that they understood what I was looking for.

Luckily, I came across Brilliant Directories in a Google search. Not only did they understand what I was trying to accomplish, but they were able to execute my vision quickly. I found their customer support to be both extremely knowledgeable and patient with my questions. They even shared strategies to help get my first hundred members listed. 5-stars!

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A Message From The Founder

Jason Haloossim, CEO & Co-Founder

The first Brilliant Directories website was our own. In 2009, we took an idea we believed in and built software for it from the ground up. The idea was to build a directory website of interior designers and build an empire around it. But there was a problem: the software we found seemed to work against our ambitions at every turn. Back then, the options for directory software were unreliable plugins or expensive custom development. It was incredibly expensive, unnecessarily complex, and frighteningly unstable to combine random plugins.

Existing directory software did not have the features we needed and were not solutions we could rely on. Furthermore, as young entrepreneurs with basically no budget, we didn’t have a lot of money to invest in expensive development, so we rejected those options and created our own. Our custom software met our needs so well that we decided to take everything we learned and shifted our business away from the interior designer directory and towards fixing the glaring hole in the directory software market. We knew that we weren’t the only ones looking for a better directory software, and there needed to be an option to support the needs of start-ups and established organizations. We set out to create the software that we wished would have existed, and we launched it in 2010 under the name Brilliant Directories.

Brilliant Directories is exactly this: the only platform you need to build your directory website. Brilliant Directories is reliable, complete, and most important, saves you time and money compared to traditional web development. It’s a mission that we take very seriously. We stand behind our product with top-rated customer service and a dedication for continually improving our software daily. With thousands of users worldwide and growing every day, we hope to help your dream come online very soon.

To your success,
Jason Haloossim

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Boosted Setup Plan

Who is this plan for?

The Boosted Setup Plan is our most popular setup service. Designed for anyone who wants to launch an interactive, market-ready website as fast as possible.

What’s Included?

  • Introductory Phone Consultation to review your goals (30 minute meeting)
  • QuickLaunch Implementation based on your goals:
  • Set up your membership packages (up to 3 levels)
  • Set up your membership pricing page (up to 3 levels)
  • Set up additional admin users to manage your website
  • Connect your live domain name
  • Connect your preferred payment gateway
  • Upload your member categories
  • Upload your company’s logo and favicon
  • Add your company’s social media links
  • Add a main image to your homepage (image provided by you)
  • Activate and organize your homepage streaming content
  • Assist with connecting Google Locations API and form security
  • Closing Phone Session to review your website and ask any questions (30 minute meeting)
  • Boosted Plan Exclusives

  • Set Up Main Menu Navigation and additional dropdown links
  • Set Up Banner Advertisements (up to 4 ad placements)
  • Implement Custom Landing Pages:
  • Member Benefits landing page – view example
  • Lead Conversion landing page – view example
  • How It Works landing page – view example

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    $950 one-time

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ENTERPRISE WEBSITE SETUP PLAN

Who is this plan good for?

The ENTERPRISE Website Setup Package is perfect for existing businesses and associations looking to have a smooth and quick transition onto the Brilliant Directories platform.

What’s Included?

  • Dedicated Account Manager for Your First 30 Days
  • Direct Skype Chat Support for Your First 30 Days
  • Basic Implementation of Your New Website Based on Goals
  • Activating your features
  • Setting up your membership levels (up to 3 levels)
  • Setting up your pricing page (up to 3 levels)
  • Importing your category structure
  • Add a main image to your homepage (image must be provided by you)
  • Uploading your logo and favicon
  • Setting up the homepage streaming widgets (please let us know which features you would like to stream on your homepage and in what order)
  • Closing Session to Review Website & Ask Questions (30 minute phone meeting)
  • BONUS PHONE SESSIONS – Schedule any time after your Closing Session

  • Editing Your Website One-on-One Training (30 minute phone meeting)
  • Member Management One-on-One Training (30 minute phone meeting)
  • Banner Ad Management One-on-One Training (30 minute phone meeting)
  • $200 in Training & Setup Credits

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IN-PERSON WEBSITE SETUP PLAN

Who is this plan good for?

With the IN-PERSON Website Setup Package, a specialist from Brilliant Directories will meet with you in-person at your location for 3 days to ensure a smooth and quick transition to our platform.

What’s Included?

  • Dedicated Account Manager for Your First 30 Days
  • Direct Skype Chat Support for Your First 30 Days
  • Basic Implementation of Your New Website Based on Goals
  • Activating your features
  • Setting up your membership levels (up to 3 levels)
  • Setting up your pricing page (up to 3 levels)
  • Importing your category structure
  • Add a main image to your homepage (image must be provided by you)
  • Uploading your logo and favicon
  • Setting up the homepage streaming widgets (please let us know which features you would like to stream on your homepage and in what order)
  • Closing Session to Review Website & Ask Questions (30 minute phone meeting)
  • BONUS PHONE SESSIONS – Schedule any time after your Closing Session

  • Editing Your Website One-on-One Training (30 minute phone meeting)
  • Member Management One-on-One Training (30 minute phone meeting)
  • Banner Ad Management One-on-One Training (30 minute phone meeting)
  • $500 in Training & Setup Credits

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$25,000 flat-fee

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Do-It-Yourself Setup Plan

Who is this plan for?

The Do-It-Yourself Setup Plan is perfect for individuals who want a detailed breakdown of tasks they can complete themselves, in order to get their website up and running as soon and as efficiently as possible.

What’s Included?

  • Step 1 The Basics
  • Step 2 General Website Setup
  • Step 3 Website Design and Sales Strategy
  • Step 4 Populating Your Directory

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