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This category is for sites about local businesses and organizations related to advertising and promotion. Includes sites for local businesses offering services that advertise, promote and encourage sales for other businesses.
Sites about animal welfare issues and organizations should be submitted to Society and Culture/Animal Welfare
This category is for sites about local animal-related businesses, economic conditions, and organizations. This includes sites about breeders, kennels, livestock, pets, and veterinary services.
For the listing of car, truck, and motorcycle dealerships, service centers, parts dealers, and body shops.
This category is for the listing of personal services such as salons, spas, tanning facilities, manicurists, and other body decoration services such as tattooing and piercing.
The Business Services category lists sites that provide professional and administrative support services to a variety of businesses and organizations. In some cases, these companies also provide services to consumers, but providing services to other enterprises is their main focus.
Find links to local businesses and organizations related to computers and the Internet. This includes sites for and about businesses that sell/rent computer hardware and software, computer training, web design, Internet access, and support services.
Find resources related to constructing, maintaining, and demolishing buildings and other structures, including heavy construction and civil engineering (e.g. such as roads, power plants, and pipelines). Architects, janitorial/housekeeping services, handyman services, and site preparation services are also included.
Provides sites related to local employment conditions, including placement agencies, human resources, and sites offering help in finding jobs in the local economy.
This category does not list actual exhibitions and conventions. These should be submitted to the category relevant to the main focus of the exhibition or convention.
For the listing of sites related to wedding, corporate, party, and other event planning services, including caterers, guides, convention and exhibition services.
For the listing of banks, credit unions, lending institutions, insurance companies, accounting firms and providers of related financial services.
Includes industries and companies engaged in transforming livestock and agricultural products into products for intermediate or final consumption. Also included are manufacturers and distributors of food and beverage processing supplies and equipment, wholesalers, and services supporting industries in this sector, which include consulting, employment, marketing, associations, etc. Professional and industrial resources are also included.
This category will list companies that produce products from raw materials and the companies that support them, such as distributors, wholesalers, industrial supply companies and manufacturing representatives. The general types of companies that will be listed here are food processing, aviation, conveyors, electronic, guns, instrumentation, mining, drilling, chemicals and textiles; however, the list is not limited to these industries.

Companies in industries that have a separate sub-category in Business and Economy will not be listed here.

This category is for sites offering information on legal services in the area including attorneys, notaries, and paralegals.
Category contains sites for organizations related to local business and economics in general. Organizations focused on a single, specific business topic will be listed under the relevant sub-category.

Please submit to only one locality - the one where your business is located, as your site will only be listed once - and use the following formatting:

Title for agents: Agent Name - Company Name
Title for companies: Company Name

Description: Services offered, areas of service, and features on the site such as virtual tours and online forms.

Once the site is listed, please do not submit again unless your site changes substantially, such as virtual tours are added or the agency name or location changes. If this occurs, please use the Update URL option to notify us.

This category contains local real estate websites... primarily agents, brokers, appraisers, developers, inspectors, title services, lease properties, and guides with useful real estate related resources.
Lists local restaurants, bars, pubs, and dining establishments, as well as related guides. Sites for night clubs or bars with dance floors will be listed under Arts and Entertainment/Clubs and Venues.

The focus of Shipping, Storage, and Logistics is the business of moving goods. This includes the storage, distribution and transportation of bulk commodities, other materials of commerce, packages, papers, and letters, via land, air and water for industrial, commercial and domestic purposes.

Some examples of websites that could be placed in this category are sites about the shipping industry in a place or region; railroad companies, barge operators, and other freight carriers; moving and warehousing companies, including residential moving [this will be "removals" in the UK version] and storage; trucking companies; companies offering loading and unloading or other specialized services for the transportation sector; companies providing freight forwarding, logistics, e-commerce and supply chain management services; commercial courier and messenger services; and companies offering rental of equipment such as forklifts or trucks.

Businesses that offer only online, phone, or mail order sales will not be listed in Regional Shopping categories, with three exceptions:
(1) In countries other than the US, the B&E/Shopping category at the national level may contain online shopping sites if the prices are quoted in the local currency and the products are shipped from that country.
(2) Businesses that offer sales online or by phone/mail only to customers in a limited geographic area (example: online grocery delivery services) may be listed in a category corresponding to their sales area.
(3) Online shopping companies that have a substantial local presence (for example, as an employer) in the city where they base their operations may be considered for listing in that city. For example, amazon.com may be listed in Seattle, Washington, USA. (Note that many online retailers also maintain a bricks-and-mortar retail outlet as part of their operations base.
Retail shops selling goods to walk-in customers, and retailers who may take orders by phone or online but deliver goods only to the local area. This category can include malls, convenience stores, clothing, food, flowers and gifts, sporting goods, books and music.

Online shops, and shops where the focus is selling and delivering goods nationally and/or internationally will be listed at country level and may also be eligible for listing in the Shopping/ directory.

The following retailers should submit to the indicated categories for this location. If the categories do not exist, submit to the parent category. Artists and Galleries - Arts_and_Entertainment/ Auto dealers - Business and Economy/Automotive. Garden centers and nurseries - Business_and_Economy/Home_and_Garden/ Drug stores, pharmacies, opticians, eyewear retailers, and equipment for assisted living are listed in the Health categories for this location.

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