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Old 21st June 2010, 07:41 AM   #1
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Default Directory Submission Useful For SEO?

Directory submission of your websites helps search engines, especially Google to maintain complete record of your website and index it in their search results. If your website is not properly indexed by Google then you are likely to miss a lot of traffic from those who might be searching for you over Internet but couldn’t find you.
Directory submission is also an essential step for SEO as it generates backlinks from the directories and also its viewable by thousands of people which creates potential for driving more traffic to your website and advertising them in a better way....

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Old 22nd June 2010, 04:34 AM   #2
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Directory submission is really useful as it provides you confirm back links along with internet visible to your website. This should be kept in mind that the directory submission you are doing for the support of your website should be of good PR and should be do follow so that these directories help you in real sense.

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Old 22nd June 2010, 09:16 AM   #3
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If you do SEO professionally it means that you refer to dicrectory submission in any case.

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Old 22nd June 2010, 05:12 PM   #4
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A note of caution for directory submission:

1. Many are no follow links, no credit for improving SERP
2. Many WILL sell your information and you will receive spam. If you are thinking of submitting to a directory, open a new throw away e-mail account that can be used instead of your personal account.

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Old 23rd June 2010, 02:58 AM   #5
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Go for directories with a good PR. Also concentrate on other off-page methods as well.

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Old 23rd June 2010, 04:01 AM   #6
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You all are right, but there is something important - there are low number of directories, which are quality. I mean quality directory for me is directory with do-follow links, many categories, development by newest trends in search engines and good control from the webmasters to this what kind of sites will be added to exact category - they have to be related to this category and with close keywords and content for the best possible evaluation from spiders.
Here I'm trying to select this kind of quality directories and to create useful information list: http://website-promotion-costs.com/f...e_directories/ .

By the way, if you found other quality directories, which aren't in this list, I'll be glad if you share it here.

I hope this reply will be useful for other visitors.

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Old 24th June 2010, 05:09 AM   #7
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Directory submission is good to have inbound link do follow and approved and for long time period. It will certainly be helpful for the Better SERP for crawler based search engines.

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Old 24th June 2010, 09:26 AM   #8
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I do free directory submission for my site but every directory says it will take at least 6 months for approval and also most of this directories dont give approval, so is this activity worth enough of spending this much time?

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Old 24th June 2010, 04:36 PM   #9
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I think it is worth it if you stick with some of the guidelines others have mentioned (do-follow, good PR). It generally only takes a few minutes and the respected sites will actually add you after a few months if you are legit. DMOZ is a must (in my opinion) so make sure you submit to them (though it might take a lot longer than 6 months to get listed).

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Old 25th June 2010, 02:34 AM   #10
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A directory is helpful when it is well moderated, no spam links and well categorized. Also the higher page rank the better.

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