Thanks for being here!

Welcome to 229 Life! If you’re a new user, we’re glad you’re here. Below are questions and answers that will help you use and navigate this site.

How do I add a listing?

Creating a listing at 229 Life is easy. After creating your free account, select “Add Listing” from the 229 Life dropdown menu. Follow the prompts to add your information and select “Preview” and then “Submit Listing” when you are happy with it.

How long does it take for a listing to be approved?

Most listings are approved within a day.

Do I have to create an account to submit a listing?

In short, yes. To help fight hackers, spammers, bots, and a lot of other bad things on the internet, we require users to create an account.

I’m a business owner. How can I claim a listing of my place?

Owners can claim unverified listings of their business by selecting the “claim listing” link on an individual listing.

Can I add a photo gallery to my listing?

Of course! Business owners and managers can add photos to a gallery in a listing they have created or claimed.

Do I have to create an account to add an event to the Community Calendar?

In short, yes. Just like in our answer for listings, we need to protect our users and this site from as much of the spammers and bots on the internet. So you will need to create an account for the Community Calendar.

What is a “Featured Listing” and how do I get one for my business?

Featured Listings are high-visibility listings for businesses looking for more attention and traffic. These limited-release listing types are by reservation only and last 30 days. For more information or to reserve yours, send an email to

Can I see how much traffic my listing is getting?

Yes! Approved listing traffic can be reviewed and measured by visiting the “My Listings” tab of a users account and selecting “View Stats” on the listing.

I have a question that isn’t covered here. How can I get an answer?

We’re so thankful for your questions! Users can submit questions via email to

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