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How to Get Listed in the Directory
This Directory is organized by subject and many sites in it are suggested to us by users. Sites are placed in categories by the content team including volunteer editors, who visit and evaluate your suggestions and decide where they best belong. We do this to ensure that the Directory is organized in the best possible way, is easy to use, intuitive, helpful, and fair to everyone.

With this in mind, we ask that you follow three simple steps if you have a website you'd like to suggest:

1. Check to see if your site is already listed.
An important first step, because if your site is already listed, you do not need to submit it again. Check by searching for your site by title, or by browsing appropriate categories. You can do this from most pages within the directory using the search box near the top of the screen. In the search box enter the following:
url:yourdomain.com. This will locate all of the websites in this directory that belong to that domain.

2: Find the appropriate category in the Directory.
Finding an appropriate category for your site is at the heart of this process. In fact, you can only get to the screen that lets you input your domain name if are already in a category. Remember that our content team visits each site suggested, and proper categorization on your part helps us process suggestions quickly.

3. Suggest your site from the appropriate category.
Suggest your site from the category you think most appropriate. Do this by clicking on the "Add a Site To This Category" link at the top of any category's page. Also remember that the final placement of your site is determined by our content team.

When you click on "Add a Site To This Category" in the appropriate category, you'll first see a screen that prompts you to enter a domain name. Enter your website address in that box and click the "Spider" button. Please ensure that you use the full URL (http://.....) in your entry. If your website has a description and keywords, they will automatically be extracted by our software.

After you spider the site, you will see an on-line form asking for more information about your site. (In the "category" space on the form, you'll see the name of the category and any sub categories you have chosen.) Please be prepared to provide your E-mail address, your site's title, URL, a brief description and appropriate key search words to associate with your entry. You can also attach any media file, such as a PDF or Real Media.

Do not use any non-alphanumeric characters in the description or keywords. Separate your keywords with commas. You can also separate phrases with the commas.

We update our database often, and sites following the guidelines above can expect to be added to the Directory quickly.

Many thanks,
Content Team


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