192.com, one of the UK’s leading online directories today announced it has partnered with Booxscale, the digital marketplace aggregation platform. The partnership enables 192.com users to book a Skip, Van, Taxi or Mechanic, or even hire a handyman at the click of a button, without the need to leave the site.
Henry Phillips, Product Director for 192.com commented: “The addition of on-demand buttons to 192.com gives our users a more streamlined experience when looking for a business or service. Users can now search for a business and instantly connect with them. Be it ordering a pizza, or booking a plumber they can now do it directly from the business page. We are delighted that our partnership with Booxscale is making life even easier for our millions of loyal users.”
Founded in 1997, 192.com is an award-winning online directory, which provides comprehensive UK business listings, background reports, people search and property reports. The partnership with Booxscale further enhances the user experience, enabling users to now connect directly with a variety of todays on-demand marketplaces without having to leave the directory.
Max Moore, Booxscale’s co-founder and CEO added; "Booxscale is proud to have partnered with 192.com, traditionally there has been a gap between online directory’s business listings and the final purchase point. Booxscale closes that gap by giving 192.com access to the range of todays on-demand marketplaces without a complex integration, this both benefits the businesses and vastly improves the user experience."
Booxscale’s partnership with 192.com is part of a larger scaling plan that sees expansion and growth into Europe throughout 2018.
192.com is the UK’s most awarded online directory, helping find people, businesses and places for 15 million users a month. On 192.com, users can search over 700 million records including free directory enquiries, edited electoral roll information, local business listings, interactive mapping, aerial photography and property.
Booxscale is the next generation transaction platform, aggregating marketplaces and surfacing instant book buttons at the right time and place within consumers mobile, web and app journeys.