As a part of off page activity I searched deep link directories and submitted the landing pages URLs. Now I am done with maximum of deep link directories submission. Now I am started getting "already exists" for many directories due to the repeated directories. I am back to search for general directories and started submission for index page in regular general directories.
Now what to do? This will surely affects the ranking of the keywords which results were showing respective landing pages in the search.
I am aware of all the effects of those but are there ways to sustain the good ranking despite of few number of deep link directories submission and more general regular directory submission?
Note: I know the directory submission is not whole and sole but the question I raised is in concern with directory submission.