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For animal-related businesses including veterinarians, breeders, kennels, livestock, pets, training, boarding, grooming and sales. Submit Animal Shelters under Society and Culture instead.

Tips for Faster Acceptance:

  1. Location must be shown, preferably by address or local phone number.
  2. For title, submit actual name of the company.
  3. Make description factual, avoiding promotional language and Unnecessary Capitalization.
  4. Compare existing listings for best results.
For businesses based in this locality that are concerned with animals.
For automotive companies including dealers, repair shops, and parts sellers concerned with cars, pickup trucks, vans, sport utility vehicles, trucks and trailers, RVs, and motorcycles.

Tips for Faster Acceptance:

  1. Location must be shown, preferably by address or local phone number.
  2. For title, submit actual name of the company or dealership.
  3. Make description factual, avoiding promotional language and Unnecessary Capitalization.
  4. Compare existing listings for best results.
For car, truck and motorcycle dealers, repair shops, and parts sellers based in this locality.
For the listing of personal services such as salons, spas, tanning facilities, and manicurists. Also see this locality''s Shopping sub-category for stores selling health and beauty supplies.

Tips for Faster Acceptance:

  1. Location must be shown, preferably by address or local phone number.
  2. For title, submit actual name of the company or salon.
  3. Make description factual, avoiding promotional language and Unnecessary Capitalization.
  4. Compare existing listings for best results.
This category is for the listing of personal services such as salons, spas, tanning facilities, and manicurists.
For providers of online classified ads. Also see the News and Media sub-category in this locality.

Tips for Faster Acceptance:

  1. Location must be shown, preferably by address or local phone number.
  2. For title, submit actual name of the company.
  3. Make description factual, avoiding promotional language and Unnecessary Capitalization.
  4. Compare existing listings for best results.
For companies based in this locality offering classified ads online.
For computer dealers, repair shops, computer and network consultants, and companies and individuals offering computer and software training.

Tips for Faster Acceptance:

  1. Location must be shown, preferably by address or local phone number.
  2. For title, submit actual name of the company or individual.
  3. Make description factual, avoiding promotional language and Unnecessary Capitalization.
  4. Compare existing listings for best results.
For computer companies and consultants based in this locality.
This category is for construction and maintenance companies including builders, contractors, and cleaning companies. Submit union locals to Society and Culture instead of Business and Economy.

Tips for Faster Acceptance:

  1. Location must be shown, preferably by address or local phone number.
  2. For title, submit actual name of the company.
  3. Make description factual, avoiding promotional language and Unnecessary Capitalization.
  4. Compare existing listings for best results.
For local companies and individuals concerned with building construction such as general contractors, trades such as electrical and plumbing contracting, and commercial cleaning and maintenance companies.
Submission Tips:

  • When writing your site''s title please ensure it is the same as your organization.
  • When writing your site''s description, please tell what your site offers in a clear and concise statement without hype or promotional language.
Thank-you for your cooperation.
This category is for listing general business guides and directories for the locality. Submit single-topic sites to the appropriate category. For example, submit dining guides to Business_and_Economy/Restaurants_and_Bars, and on-line hotel reservations guides to Travel_and_Tourism/Lodging/Hotels.
This category is for companies concerned with local employment opportunities such as employment agencies and executive recruitment firms. Also submit sites posting local job openings such as those offered by human resources and personnel departments of employers as well as web pages specifically listing job openings in this locality.

Tips for Faster Acceptance:

  1. Location must be shown, preferably by address or local phone number.
  2. For title, submit actual name of the company or service.
  3. Make description factual, avoiding promotional language and Unnecessary Capitalization.
  4. Compare existing listings for best results.
This category is for sites pertaining to local employment conditions, including sites offering help in finding jobs in the local economy.
This category is for local providers of event planning services including caterers, convention centers, rental banquet halls, and wedding planners. Photographers, videographers and musical performers should see Arts and Entertainment instead. Submit hotels under Travel and Tourism/Lodging instead.

Tips for Faster Acceptance:

  1. Location must be shown, preferably by address or local phone number.
  2. For title, submit actual name of the company or facility.
  3. Make description factual, avoiding promotional language and Unnecessary Capitalization.
  4. Compare existing listings for best results.
For event planning businesses located in this locality.
For financial service companies such as banks, credit unions, mortgage and loan companies, accountants, tax consultants and financial planners.

Tips for Faster Acceptance:

  1. Location must be shown, preferably by address or local phone number.
  2. For title, submit actual name of the company.
  3. Make description factual, avoiding promotional language and Unnecessary Capitalization.
  4. Compare existing listings for best results.
For banks, credit unions, and providers of financial services based in this locality.
For local companies offering products and services intended for the home and garden. Products include sellers of plants and trees, garden supplies, swimming pools, and windows. Services include suppliers of water softeners, interior design, lawn maintenance, pest control, and house-sitting. Home repair services should submit to Construction and Maintenance instead. Furniture and home decor stores should submit to this locality''s Shopping sub-category.

Tips for Faster Acceptance:

  1. Location must be shown, preferably by address or local phone number.
  2. For title, submit actual name of the company.
  3. Make description factual, avoiding promotional language and Unnecessary Capitalization.
  4. Compare existing listings for best results.
For local companies offering products and services intended for the home and garden such as plant nurseries, lawn maintenance, and interior designers.
For companies supplying materials or services not specified in other Business and Economy sub-categories, and dealing primarily with other businesses as opposed to consumers. Subjects include manufacturers, trucking and maritime shipping firms, publishers, and entertainment suppliers such as video production services. Also see Construction and Maintenance.

Tips for Faster Acceptance:

  1. Location must be shown, preferably by address or local phone number.
  2. For title, submit actual name of the company.
  3. Make description factual, avoiding promotional language and Unnecessary Capitalization.
  4. Compare existing listings for best results.
For companies based in this locality supplying materials or services to other businesses.
For attorneys, law firms, and providers of legal services.

Tips for Faster Acceptance:

  1. Location must be shown, preferably by address or local phone number.
  2. For title, submit actual name of the company.
  3. Make description factual, avoiding promotional language and Unnecessary Capitalization.
  4. Compare existing listings for best results.
For attorneys, law firms, and providers of legal services based in this locality.
This category is for marine sales companies including boat dealers and yacht brokers, marinas, and sellers of marine parts and accessories. Boat charter companies should see Sports and Recreation instead.

Tips for Faster Acceptance:

  1. Location must be shown, preferably by address or local phone number.
  2. For title, submit actual name of the company.
  3. Make description factual, avoiding promotional language and Unnecessary Capitalization.
  4. Compare existing listings for best results.
For boating-related companies based in this locality.
For providers of services not specified in other sub-categories such as personal chefs, language translation, piano tuning, and appliance repair. Spas and beauty salons should see the Health and Beauty sub-category if present, or submit to the main Business and Economy category if not.

Tips for Faster Acceptance:

  1. Location must be shown, preferably by address or local phone number.
  2. For title, submit actual name of the company.
  3. Make description factual, avoiding promotional language and Unnecessary Capitalization.
  4. Compare existing listings for best results.
Includes links to sites for or about businesses or individuals offering personal services in the region. Sites might include personal chefs, personal valets, errand runners, and baby sitters.
Real estate agents may list one site only, in the locality where their office is physically located. Brokerages may also list one site at the locality where their office is located, or at a higher level if the company has multiple offices in more than one locality, but will be listed no more than once in any case. Multiple submissions of the same or alternate URLs can lead to an agent or company being banned from the directory.

If an agent changes offices or a description change is needed, go back one page, click Update URL, and submit the corrected information in that way, not as a new submission.

Format Site Title As Follows
(for an agent site:) Agent Name - Company Name
(for a company site:) Company Name

Tips for Faster Acceptance:

  1. Location must be clearly shown, preferably by address or local phone number.
  2. Make sure the submitted title follows the above formatting.
  3. In the description, stick to the facts and avoid promotional language.
  4. Mention no more than three specialty areas. Don''t stuff descriptions with keywords.
  5. Don''t Capitalize Every Word or use ALL CAPS.
Compare existing listings for best results.
For sites concerned with local real estate including agents, brokers, appraisers, developers, inspectors and title services as well as sales and rentals of local homes, condominiums and apartments. NOTE: Sites for real estate licensees and brokerages are governed by state real estate commission regulations concerned with advertising. Agents must be identified by name and the brokerage must be identified by the office name shown on its license.
For restaurants and bars in this locality.

Tips for Faster Acceptance:

  1. Location must be shown, preferably by address or local phone number.
  2. For title, submit actual name of the company.
  3. Make description factual, avoiding promotional language and Unnecessary Capitalization.
  4. Compare existing listings for best results.
Restaurants are commercial establishments offering prepared food either for consumption on the premises or to take out. Bars are similar establishments offering liquid refreshment, usually taken to mean cocktail lounges but also including those serving fruit juice or coffee and espresso. This category is for restaurants and bars in this locality.
This category is for local bricks-and-mortar shops that sell merchandise, but may also include direct Internet sellers based in this locality as long as location is clearly shown, preferably by address or local phone number. Internet merchants should generally submit to Shopping/ instead of Regional/ .

Tips for Faster Acceptance:

  1. Location must be shown, preferably by address or local phone number.
  2. For title, submit actual name of the company or store.
  3. Make description factual, avoiding promotional language and Unnecessary Capitalization.
  4. Compare existing listings for best results.
For shops and stores offering merchandise for sale in this locality.
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