|Free Basic Listings (please read)|
A basic listing includes your site name and city listed in a single category. The listing has no description, however we may include one at our own discretion. We have certain guidelines for site submissions. Please read all of this information on this page before you submit a site to Portal of Dallas.
If you need a custom description and keyword selection, Enhanced Listing, which also provides you with a more prominent display in Portal of Dallas. Enhanced listings are available for a nominal charge or can be free if you provide a link to Portal of Dallas on your site.
All submissions require an Internet presencethe North Central Texas Area
We only list businesses and organizations that have a web site. Also permitted are gopher, telnet and FTP sites, as well as newsgroups, listservs, chat rooms and audio/video sessions (e.g. RealAudio). If you don't currently have a web site, Portal of Dallas website can create one for you for a very reasonable price and maximize your local exposure in the Portal of Dallas directory.
All submissions must be related to
To qualify for a listing in Portal of Dallas, your company, service or information provided must be directly related to the greater Dallas/Fort Worth area --including the neighboring counties of Collin, Denton, Ellis, Henderson, Hood, Hunt, Johnson, Kaufman, Parker, Rockwall, or Tarrant, we'll probably list you.
For businesses, this means that you must have a physical storefront or office located in the area. In order to ensure that Portal of Dallas remains a community-based regional service, we are very strict about this requirement and will reject all submissions that do not meet it.
Even if your site is local, your page may still not be eligible for a listing.
There are several categories of sites that we currently do not list, including: Personal or family home pages. Classroom or student pages. Individual Resumes. Pages dedicated to celebrities or popular figures (sports, entertainment, etc.), unless the page is for a locally based fan club. Local bands, actors or performers and their fan pages, unless they are available for hire to parties and events and this purpose is made clear on the page. Pages that lack a bare minimum of content. Pages that are simple or basic listings in a directory containing several such pages. Directories that don't provide a geographical search capability. Web site designers and hosting services, although we do list ISPs, graphic designers and advertising agencies, many of which provide such services. Adult sites, unless a local presence is integral to the business represented by the page. Online shopping sites, unless it is clearly evident that the business is local. Cybermalls, unless it is clearly evident that the businesses listed in the mall are local. Computer consulting services, although we do list software and training companies. Multi-level marketing pages, unless page is for a corporate or regional headquarters. Pages for individual products offered by the same company. Hate Groups. Multiple domains or URLs that reference the same page. We will only link to the page using one of the URLs. We have made these cuts in order to better be able to focus our efforts on maintaining the core categories that are of primary interest to most of our users.
It's not necessary to search Portal of Dallas before you submit a site
When you submit your form, your submission(s) will automatically be compared to our database to see if your page is already in the Portal of Dallas. You'll get a message telling you if your site is in the Portal of Dallas, as well as the page it is on and a link to the listing.
Multiple pages at the same site ARE allowed
You may submit multiple pages located at the same site provided that each page has a unique URL and the subject matter of the pages place them in different categories. For example, in the case of a law firm that deals with real estate investments, there can be two listings in Portal of Dallas (one under law and one under real estate) as long as there is a page devoted specifically to real estate investments. We will not list Entrance Pages.
Due to the workload of the Portal of Dallas webmaster, we cannot guarantee how long it will take for your submission to be reviewed or that we will be able to notify you whether it was approved or not. Also, Portal of Dallas reserves the right to accept or reject any site for any reason, except as prohibited by law.
Website reviews can take up to 3 months to process and get your website
listed. However, we now allow you to pay for a quick review. We guarantee that
you will be reviewed within 7 days. Although this does not guarantee that your
site will be listed, we highly suggest that you pay the review fee in order to
be listed quickly on the www.portalofdallas.com website. We charge $19.95 to be
reviewed within 7 days:
Click the link above to pay for a PortalofDallas.com review of your website. Most North Texas websites that are reviewed quickly get into the directory very quickly.
We will review your website within 7 days and include it in the directory
if it qualifies. Once you pay the fee, come back to this page and fill out
the form below so we can review your website. Otherwise, send us an email
and let us know your website's address so we can review it.
Or, if you wish to suggest a site through our normal
review process (which can take up to 3 months), you may use the form below.