To Login to the Online Energy Directory for the First Time:

You will need to make sure to allow or temporarily allow pop-ups (pop-up windows) in your browser to use the Online Energy Directory.
  1. Go to http://www.midwestpublishing.com/login.asp to login.
  2. Enter your User Name and Password.
  3. A registration screen will pop up in another browser window.
  4. Fill out the registration screen and click on the submit button. You will not have to fill out the registration screen again once you have submitted the information.
  5. The Start screen of the directory will appear.
  6. If you have problems with logging into the directory for the first time, please contact Midwest Publishing Company by calling 800-829-2002 or by emailing us at support@midwestpub.com.

To Sign into the Online Energy Directory after you have already registered:

You will need to make sure to allow or temporarily allow pop-ups (pop-up windows) in your browser to use the Online Energy Directory.
  1. Go to http://www.midwestpublishing.com/login.asp to login.
  2. Enter your User Name and Password.
  3. Click on the Submit button.
  4. The Start screen will pop up in another browser window.
  5. If you have problems logging into the directory, please contact Midwest Publishing Company by calling 800-829-2002 or by emailing us at support@midwestpub.com.

If there is another active session of the directory:

If there is another session of the directory that has not been logged off, or if someone else is currently using the subscription, another window will pop-up and let you know that another session exists. Only one session at a time is allowed per subscription.
  1. If you want to allow the other person to continue with their session, you can click on the X button located at the top right hand corner of that pop-up window and try back later. If for some reason, the browser window is closed out of the directory without logging out of the product or if there is no activity in the directory for 30 minutes, the session will automatically log out itself.
  2. To end that current session and begin a new one, you must complete and submit the form in the pop-up window.
  3. If you have problems with this or logging into the directory, please contact Midwest Publishing Company by calling 800-829-2002 or by emailing us at support@midwestpub.com.

To Perform a Search Within the Online Energy Directory:

There are many different ways to search for information within the directory. Decide what information you wish to access then begin your search.
  1. Mouse over the "Start Industry Search Here" button. A drop down menu will appear.
  2. By clicking on the "Start Industry Search Here" button, you can perform a directory wide search of all of the industries in the Online Energy Directory whether you have a current subscription or not.
  3. The Directory Wide Search results only include the Company Name, City, State and General Phone numbers. For more details search within the specific industry title.

To Perform a Search Within a Specific Industry Title:

  1. Choose the industry title you want to enter by moving your curser over the correct industry title.
    1. You must have a subscription to any given title in order to access all information in that title.
    2. To the right of each title, the different sections of that title will appear when you move your curser over the section name. Select the section you wish to search by clicking on the proper section.

  2. Searching by Company Name:
    1. In the Company Name field, type a company name or a portion of the company name you wish to see. Special characters such as "=","*","%","(", and "“" should not be included. Do not use conjunctions such as “and” and “or” unless they are included in the Company Name. You may also find using generic words such as "Company", "Cooperation", "Inc", and "LLC" often eliminate relevant results and should not be used.
    2. To narrow down your directory selections, continue to the region search field. Click on the drop down arrow, and select from the list provided. (If your search is USA, the field will contain states; if your search is Canada, the field will contain provinces, for all other regions, the field will contain the countries.) Continue with as much or as little information to suit your selection needs. Once you are satisfied with your search perimeters, continue to Step 4.

  3. Searching by Region:
    1. In the Region Field, use the drop down arrow to select the geographic region which you would like to access. (If a search field has a drop down arrow, always select from the drop menu rather than typing in your search criteria.) Select the region you wish to view. You may perform your search with as much as or as little criteria that you choose. To perform your search, continue to step 4 otherwise go to step 2.b.
    2. To narrow down your directory selections, continue to the next regional search field, State / Province. Click on the drop down arrow, and select from the list provided. (If your search is USA, the field will contain states; if your search is Canada, the field will contain provinces, for all other regions, the field will contain the countries.) Continue with as much or as little information to suit your selection needs. Once you are satisfied with your search perimeters, continue to Step 4.

  4. Searching by Zip/Postal Code:
    1. To find only offices with a zip/postal code beginning with "74" enter "74" in the zip/postal code field.

  5. Click on the "View Listings" button.

    On the left hand side of your screen (under Start Industry Search Here) number of records found in your search will appear. The results of your search will be listed below the number of records found in that specific search criteria. (If your search results yield a high number or too few items, you may want to refine your search criteria.)To refine your search criteria, click on the New Search button located under the number of records found, or at the bottom of your screen.
    1. Your current search criteria will remain in the search form. You can either add to the criteria, or edit the criteria and then select View Listings.
    2. To clear the search form and begin a clean search, Click on the Clear Form button on the search form.

  6. To Print the Summary List of your Query:
    Click on the Print button at the very top of your screen next to the Log Off button.
    1. If there is more than 1 page to your summary results, you will need to print each page separately.
    2. Remember that you can change the amount of listings that will appear on each page (option is on the search screen). You may also indicate how you would like your listings sorted, either by Company Name, Region, State or City.

To View the Details of any listing:

  1. Click on the "+" sign in front of the specific listing you wish to see.
    1. If you receive a message that you need to order this title to see the details and you have already ordered it, log out of the directory and log back in to try your search again. If you receive this message again, please contact Midwest Publishing Company by calling 800-829-2002 or by emailing us at support@midwestpub.com.
  2. After clicking on the "+" sign in front of the listing you wish to view, the details of that listing will appear.
  3. If a contact Name appears in blue, there is more detailed information for that contact such as direct phone, fax and / or email address. To see this information, click on the person’s name.
    1. To send an email to the contact person, click on their email address.
  4. If you want to print the details of any listing, you will need to click on the Print Contacts and/or Print Description button/s located at the top of the details listing window.
  5. If you find any invalid or outdated information in any listing with the directory, you may select the Request Update for this Listing button in the detail window. By selecting this button, your email software will start a new email addressed to Midwest Publishing. Complete the email including the erroneous information on that specific listing. Midwest Publishing personnel will review the listing and contact you personally within 48 hours with updated information.
  6. To see a website of a listed company, when available, click on the Website address (will appear in blue).
  7. To send an email to the General Email address for that company, when available, click on the General Email address for that listing.
  8. To map the location of your chosen listing, select the Google Maps button for that listing.
If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact Midwest Publishing Company by calling 800-829-2002 or by emailing us at support@midwestpub.com.