Canadian Social Enterprise Directory

Canadian Social Enterprise Directory logo

The Client

Client: BC Centre for Social Enterprise – Business Directory Website Design


1st on the list was asked to develop a business directory website design for The Canadian Social Enterprise Directory. This is a project by the BC Centre for Social Enterprise with a purpose of connecting Canadians who are intentional about purchasing from and supporting social enterprises from across Canada. The website directory is completely free to use and features social enterprises that sell goods or services, operate with a primary aim to achieve a positive environmental, social and/or cultural impact (or with generated profits directed to such impacts), features a community-based ownership, and has at least one physical location in Canada or ownership located in Canada.

Project Background Information

The BC Centre for Social Enterprise approached 1st on the List to assist with developing a unique business directory website design and launching this brand new directory style website to help connect Canadians with Social Enterprises in their own community.

Throughout the entire directory website design process, our team of designers and developers worked to:

  • Consult on navigation, website structure, and database setup with a core focus on SEO friendliness and user experience.
  • Complete the full directory setup including design and database configuration.
  • Perform page speed optimization to make sure the new website is as fast as possible, ensuring better Google rankings and indexing, and a positive user experience for first-time and repeat visitors.
  • Co-ordinate with programmers and developers to assist with custom solutions requested by the client.

In the future, 1st on the List looks forward to providing Digital Marketing consulting, developer support, and website maintenance to ensure the longevity and success of this project.

Young couple at the cash register at a restaurant
Person holding a smartphone showing login page

CSE Directory Website Design Services

  • Premium WordPress Template

    Configure and customize the ideal WordPress Template for a fast and user-friendly business directory website design.

  • Custom Search Functionality

    Backend development to create user friendly search feature, based on Name/Keyword, Location or Cause.

  • Database Configuration

    Develop an easy-to-use database structure and functionality.

  • SEO Consulting and Training

    Web development and SEO consulting and training.

Business Directory Website Design – The Finished Result

search categories functionality for canadian social enterprises website
directory database website design for canadian social enterprises website
database search results page design for canadian social enterprises website
create an account page design on mobile for canadian social enterprises website
create an account page design for canadian social enterprises website
search database functionality mobile for canadian social enterprises website
about page mobile design for canadian social enterprises website

Don‘t Stop Here! See What Else We’ve Been Up To


1st on the List is an award-winning, results-driven SEO Agency that also specializes in SEO Web Design and PPC advertising. Contact us to learn more.



Marketing Profs logo
Entrepreneur logo icon
Leadpages logo.
Small Search Engine Watch logo.

All product names, logos, and brands are property of their respective owners. All company, product and service names
used in this website are for identification purposes only. Use of these names, logos, and brands does not imply endorsement.