Blackpages.com operates both a search engine and an online directory. Our search engine generates results in a format similar to those found on major search engines like google, yahoo and bing designed to link users to advertiser's websites across the web. Our online directory is designed to connect users with businesses, events, jobs, etc in a more locally target area even when the businesses may not have a website. The online directory results are presented in a format similar to those found in major online directories like yellowpages.com and superpages.com.
To sign up as a sponsor go to the 'Advertise With Us' link at top menu, select an item and level and click in 'SIGN UP' button. Fill out all fields, write down your username and password for future reference, choose the best payment gateway for you and follow the steps to finish the process.
To sign up as a visitor go to 'CREATE YOUR PROFILE' at top of site, fill out all fields and click in 'SUBMIT'.
We have a sophisticated algorithm that determines how results are presented in both our search engine and directory. Search results are determined by a variety of factors including the advertising package level selected by the participating business, keywords and key phrases used by the searcher, descriptions, summaries, proximity of the business to the searched geo location, proximity of the searcher from the market, etc. If you need assistance on how to make your business lsiting appear higher in our search results, please contact our staff.
Although blackpages.com is targeted primarily at the African American business and consumer market any business wishing to reach our target audience may advertise on our website. Blackpages.com does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, age, sex or or any other category.
We have several advertising packages and options to fit any advertising budget. We offer business listings in both our online directory and search engine as well as banner advertising and website hosting. Packages start as low as $199.00 per year or $19.99 per month.
If you are having difficulty finding the type of business you are searching for, first make sure your spelling of the business category is correct as our search engine works on an exact match system. You may also try both the singular and plural version of the category such as using both dentist and dentists. If you still cannot find the type of business you are looking for, please contact our staff and we will research the category and check our database which is growing daily. If we do not have the type of business listed that you are seeking we will try and help you find it.
If you forget your password, please click on the 'Forgot your Password?' link of the front of the directory or on the sponsor login page. The password recovery email will be sent to the email address provided from your Contact Information. The email will contain a link which will redirect the user to the 'Manage Account' section, where the password can be updated.