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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 web site design and development companies as well as Internet service providers.

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 Internet service companies based such as web site design firms 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.
Submit sites offering health insurance coverage.

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 the listing of sites based in this locality offering health insurance coverage.
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.
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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