Thank you for this forum and all your helpful posts at the other ones too. There are a few other interesting tidbits I found at the faq page:
(uh-oh, it looks like something got cut off like ? is it htm? html? or could it be hm??)
They say it can take 45 days to show up in the directory.
If not, write to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
I notice that every listing in dotcom has a map you can click on. Looks like we'll be seeing a lot of US post offices .
Also, updating the dotcom doesn't change whois. These are completely separate.
This also is interesting:
My website is not a business site and I do not want to be listed. Why am I listed and how do I get my listing removed? If your Web address registration information does not match a
business listing provided to us by InfoUSA, you are not listed in the dot com directory. Consequently, users of the dot com directory cannot find your information using the Business Name or Business Type search functions.
However, a portion of your registration record is accessible through the "Know the Web Address" search on the dot com directory, since this search accesses our WHOIS database which is publicly accessible. Users of the dot
com directory can only find your Web Address registration information if they enter your domain name in the "Know the Web Address" search box.
In terms of the affiliate program bonuses. Here's what I've received:
A) Huge men's extra large t-shirt from websponsors (very cheap material). Also, I'm 5'5.
B) A piece of wood from commission junction that you are supposed to blow in as a whistle everytime you make a sale. (Yes, I set it up next to the lionel train set).
C)Baseball cap from askjeeves for taking 6 months to pay their quarterly payments.
D) Bonus check from cyberbounty (Hint- this is what most affilaites can understand the best)
Brett- getting back to something serious, I would love to read a Themes for Dummy article that you might write where you would
give an example of a homepage and 3 o4 4 pages of a site to just get a better sense of how many keywords to use and how to focus them .