The Adult Business component of the Open Directory generally lists and categorizes English-language sites that cover:
Sites covering industrial and commercial activities involving the exchange of commodities, entertainment production, personal services, or financial resources.
Sites offering supporting services, information and resources to businesses, entertainers, and individual service providers.
Official web sites for and about corporations and commercial enterprises (including subsidiaries) that manufacture, distribute, market and sell adult oriented goods and services to other businesses (B2B) and/or consumers (B2C). Note: If the purpose of the site is to serve as a Shopping destination for consumers, the site should be listed in the Adult/Shopping/ category.
Sites that focus on the operational aspects of a business enterprise: human resources, management, marketing, etc.Sites generally not listed in the Adult/Business category:
Online shopping: Sites that exist primarily to sell goods and services directly to the consumer should be listed in the Adult/Shopping category.
Local businesses: Sites for inherently local businesses -- such as types of business that are commonly found in most localities and serve primarily the people and businesses in that area -- are in most cases listed exclusively in the Adult/Regional/ category.