Searching for local information on a country can be quite challenging particularly in countries where things are done off line like in Tanzania with just 5 million on the internet.
However, Tanserve Directory wants to change that. The startup signs up firms in Tanzania for free to create what it calls what an extensive business directory.
Tanserve says its the country’s largest and the most comprehensive online business directory with local information on Tanzania. The directory has over signed up over 10,000 companies in over 600 different categories. Tanserve doesn’t charge for its listings so as to bring together on one single site, all business resources on Tanzania that can be easily searched and utilized.
According to their latest stats Tanserve registers 4,000– 30,000 hits daily, and is the most popular portal in Tanzania.
Tanserve says its popular in the country because it covers every region and has various categories also based on location. The team also says searching on tanserve.co.tz is easy as one simply enters a word, business name or keyword. One can also refine their search to a specific category or geographically or as broad as countrywide or to a specific single area in a town.
The team says they help firms get located and contacted easily therefore leading to increased sales. Those who sign up also benefit from the synergy of traffic generated by its visitors as they search for manufacturers, traders, importers, exporters and service providers for a variety of products and services.