to our Webmaster Directory Help and FAQ. Our Directory is a
resource of quality links for sites which offer
products and or services for Webmasters or Web Merchants. It
is not a link farm, FFA page, or place to list sites unless
they are quality and fit this description and our Directory.
Question: Why do I have to register to submit a link?
Answer: This procedure reduces SPAM and increases the
quality of our submissions and reviews. We speak from years
of experience and millons of submissions. Our registration procedure
requires a click back from the email we send you. Please note,
an individual may only obtain one member/user account in
our Directory. We do send email to our registered
users. Even if your submission is rejected, you will recieve
email from us. You will recieve email when you add, modify,
or rate a listing. We also send a Newsletter to all registered
users. Normally, every couple of weeks in the form of a quality
Newsletter. If any of our email bothers you, then please don't
register. We respect your privacy. Your Email address and any
other data you provide us will never be released to a third
You can opt-out of these mailings and we will also remove
all your listings and user account when you do this. To opt-out,
please send an email to webmaster AT geekvillage.com which must
include a Subject of "opt-out Directory", your Directory
user name, email of record with our Directory, and the URL of
your site which is listed in our Directory. If you don't
send us ALL of these details, we will not respond and or perform
any action and we will delate your email. Your listing and or
registration in this Directory requires that you agree to accept
Question: How do I get my site listed in your Directory?
Answer: Register first as per Number 1. We would appreciate
a reciprocal link to our geek/talk Forums at http://www.GeekVillage.com/forums/
Although this is not required, it will help both
All submissions are manually reviewed to insure quality and
prevent Spam. Please DO NOT use HTML tags or upper case in your
listing. Please do not submit your site untill you carefully
read our complete Terms
of Use and this section. Please completely fill out the
submission form, and we'll add your link as soon as possible.
To reduce SPAM, we only permit 1 listing/submission per user.
If you have another quality site with a different/unique base
domain name which fits our Categories, please email us for special
consideration via webmaster AT geekvillage.com and include the
URL of this site and your member/user name.
Question: How do I submit my site?
Answer: Please properly complete Number 1 and 2. Next
search our Directory to insure that your site is not already
listed. Then browse our Directory untill you find a Category
where your site fits. Then, click Add a Link and properly complete
and submit the form. You will recieve an email when your listing
is approved. We do not send email for rejected listings. ONLY
submit a given site/URL once. Multiple submissions for the
same base domain name are always rejected and your other listings
are deleated. We reserve the absolute right to reject any site
for any reason. We reserve the absolute right to edit/change
4. Question: I don't see a Category which fits my site.
Should I submit?
Answer: No. We aren't interested in offering every Category.
If you have a quality site and wish to suggest a new Category,
here and send us your ideas. We love feedback.
Question: What are your Terms and Conditions?
Answer: We have run directories before and have a crystal
clear understanding of how they work. Your submission must fit
our Directory. If you SPAM our Webmaster Directory we will immediately
invoke our ZERO TOLERANCE policy and lodge formal complaints
with your ISP, Web Hosting Company, master domain that hosts
your site if you do not own a domain, Upstream Providers, and
numerous other federal and state authorities. Affiliate links
are not permitted. We DO NOT accept submissions from
sites which contain nudity, sexual themes, graphic violence,
SPAM/bulk Email, pyramid schemes, get rich schemes, illegal
activities, instructions on performing illegal activities, substance
abuse, foul language, gambling, material that violates copyrights,
pills, drugs, Penis enhancements, warez, hacker/phreaker material,
MP3 files (whether legal or not), material that attempts to
defraud Internet advertisers, material that encourages hatred
or discrimination based on race, religion, sex, or sexual-orientation.
We reserve the right to reject any submission for any reason.
Click here to read our complete
Terms and Conditions.
Question: Why is your Directory so fast? Is it indexed by
Answer: Our Directory is hosted on our own dedicated
server. All the listing are static .html pages which have been
optamized for SE placement. The "Directory static pages
last created on..." date and time data is displayed
at the very bottom of every page. Our script uses mod_perl plus
a MySQL backend for maximum performance.
7. Question: Why don't I see my listing, review, or data
in your Directory?
Answer: This Directory is not dynamic. It uses static
HTML pages which require an editorial review by a human and
a procedure to build the static pages. We normally perform these
actions every 48 hours so please surf back to see your data.
8. Question: Where do the listings/data in the Directory
Answer: Part of our Directory was seeded with listings
from The Open Directory Project:
rest of the listings/data is contributed by Webmasters/Site
Owners and human-edited to insure quality.