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Question:(Last edited: Friday, 14 September 2007, 7:33 AM)
Add a Teachers Directory Listing
To be listed free of charge in the Singing Teachers Directory, visit http://www.singing-teachers.co.uk/directory or click the link to the directory in the left hand menu from the site main index page. At the directory main page, click on 'Submit Listing', located on the right hand side 'Menu' box and enter your details into the form provided to register.
Once registration is complete, login to the directory, scroll down the OPTIONS Menu located on the left hand side of your screen then click on Add Listing and complete the form provided.
Your listing will be checked by our staff prior to addition and you will receive a status conformation or rejection email within 48 - 72 hours. If accepted, your listing will automatically be displayed on the directory and you may then login to edit our upgrade your account at any time by visiting the directory main page and clicking 'User Login'.
In most cases, if you follow our Directory Submission Guidelines, your listing will be accepted.
Full instructions are available in this FAQ.
Question:(Last edited: Monday, 14 January 2008, 7:22 PM)
All Directory Listing Submission Guidelines
Login to your account at http://www.singing-teachers.co.uk/directory, click Add Listing, fill out the form provided. Here are the guidelines for your convenience:
Select Membership: Choose the membership level from the drop down box provided.
Use the drop down box or Search Catagories field provided to select the catagory you would like your listing to appear in. You may select more catagories once the listing has been created (up to 10 catagories).
Listing Title: This is a 'REQUIRED' field. Enter your Name, company name or title into the box provided. Please DO NOT:
1. use the following keywords or terms in your listing title: Singing Teacher, Vocal Coach, Voice Therapist etc.
2. use ' or " or £ or any other special character in your listing title / company name or any other text field. Apologies to anyone whose name contains these characters (i.e., O'Brian), but they cause issues with the system that may result in your listing failing to display and upgrade or our script to upgrade correctly.
3. use ALL CAPITALS - standard letter formatting please.
4. use alpha numerical or other unassociated symbols in an attempt to be displayed at the top of the other listings. We do not condone or allow this practice and automatically reject all attempts to bypass our standard listing practices.
5. enter qualifications after your name ... yes we realise you've earned the right to use them but these will prevent visitors who are searching for you by name from finding your listing. Please enter all qualification info into the short description or description field.
Short Description: This field allows you to enter a short description of up to 50 characters in length, i.e., your qualifications (M.D.) or other info (e.g., Singing Teacher).
Description: This is a 'REQUIRED' field. Enter a description of your teaching services, vocal products, or brief biog about your teaching background. Browse some of our existing listings for an overview of the type of information you can provide. IMPORTANT NOTE: Please DO NOT enter your telephone number, email address or website url in the description!
Address Line 1: This is an 'OPTIONAL' field. Enter your company/studio house name/number or address here. i.e., 3 Star House
Address Line 2: This is an 'OPTIONAL' field. If you have a long address, enter the second part of it here. i.e., SuperStar Road
Location: This is a 'REQUIRED' field. Use the drop down box to select the 'COUNTRY' and 'COUNTY' in which your service is available. (Enter a letter or keyword into 'Search Locations' box for help in finding locations.
City: This is an 'OPTIONAL' field. The town/city should be entered to help visitors using our search form to find your listing when searching for teachers in their area. i.e., Shoreditch.
Zip: This is an 'OPTIONAL' field. Enter your Postcode or Zip Code. This is also used to display a link to an online map service to enable visitors to find directions or view the map location.
Email: This is a 'REQUIRED' field. Enter an email address to enable visitors to contact you using our 'send message' form. Your email address is not publicly displayed or disclosed to enquirers unless you respond to their enquiry.
Website: This is an 'OPTIONAL' field. Enter the full URL to your website i.e., http://www.yoursitename.com
Phone: This is an 'OPTIONAL' field. Enter your contact telephone number into the field provided.
Fax: This is an 'OPTIONAL' field. Enter your fax number into the field provided.
Contact Person: This is an 'OPTIONAL' field. Enter the name of the contact person here.
Mobile: This is an 'OPTIONAL' field. Enter your mobile telephone number in the field provided.
Security Code: This is a 'REQUIRED' field. Enter the auto generated alpha numerical digits into the box provided.
Terms and Conditions: This is a 'REQUIRED' field. Tick the box to agree to our listing terms and conditions. To read terms and conditions, click 'I agree to the terms and conditions' which will open in a new window.
Once you have completed the form then click 'Submit Listing'
Your listing will be reviewed and if considered suitable accepted into the directory. If your listing does not meet our guidelines it will be rejected. A confirmation email will be sent to the address provided on registration stating whether your listing has been accepted or rejected.
Question:(Last edited: Friday, 14 September 2007, 6:53 AM)
Do I have to register to submit a free listing?
Yes. Registration to Singing Teachers Worldwide Directory is required to submit a free listing. Registration is FREE of charge.
Question:(Last edited: Friday, 14 September 2007, 10:02 AM)
How do Bookmark a listing or add it to my Favourites?
You may Bookmark an individual teacher/company listing by browsing to the individual listing and click 'Bookmark Listing' located in the right hand column next to their description.
Question:(Last edited: Friday, 14 September 2007, 9:59 AM)
How do export listings?
You may export individual listings ONLY by browsing to the individual listing and click 'Export Listing to PDF' located in the right hand column next to their description.
Question:(Last edited: Friday, 14 September 2007, 9:52 AM)
How do I add a review of a Teacher/Company listed at Singing Teachers Directory
To add a review or opinion about a teacher, product or service, browse to the teacher/company individual listing then click Add Review. Complete the form provided. (Red stars mark REQUIRED fields). Then click the submit button.
Please note: All submitted reviews are manually checked by the administrator and will not appear in the directory unless it is approved.
To read reviews browse to the teachers listing then click on Review link located in the right hand column next to the teacher/company description. The number of reviews a listing contains is displayed in brackets () so (0) means that no reviews for that teacher/company/product/service have been submitted or accepted yet.
Question:(Last edited: Friday, 14 September 2007, 9:12 AM)
How do I change my account email address and/or password?
Login to Singing Teachers Worldwide Directory. In the user control panel click Account Details to edit your User Details.
Question:(Last edited: Friday, 14 September 2007, 9:34 AM)
How do I contact a teacher listed on Singing Teachers Directory?
Use the contact details i.e., Phone, Mobile, Fax or Address (if supplied) on the teachers individual listing or click the 'Send Message' link located on the top right hand side column of their listing.
Question:(Last edited: Friday, 14 September 2007, 7:57 AM)
How do I delete my directory listing?
Question:(Last edited: Friday, 14 September 2007, 9:15 AM)
How do I edit my directory listing?
Login then click the View/Edit link located next to your listing title in the Manage column.
In the next screen click Edit Listing link located at the top of the listing next to Listing Details.
In the Edit screen you may use the form provided to change your listing details.
When you have finished making changes, scroll down to the end of the form and click the Submit button to save.