It’s great having a blog and posting content to it, but it really doesn’t mean
anything if you don’t have any traffic. This can especially be a
challenge if you are new online and haven’t created a following yet.
One tip is to get your blog listed in blog directories. Why is this something
that can help you?
There are a few reasons…
1- People that visit these blog directories are usually looking for something specific. So, if you have your
blog listed and in the proper category, you will be sure to gain extra traffic and visibility!
2- Many of these blog directories are well established and credible, therefore if you are listed in their
directory, you will now have more quality backlinks leading to your site, which helps with your organic
3 – Submitting to blog directories in combination with other traffic strategies that you are
implementing will only make your results in the search engines even more powerful.
Some people may argue that directory submissions is not a way to get fast traffic, and I agree!
You will not get a flood of traffic instantly, but you will get traffic over time and it is critical for
your SEO strategy to have a variety of traffic strategies working together driving traffic to your
Here is a list (short list) of some of the top blog directories to list your site:
Technorati - http://technorati.com/
Blogarama - http://www.blogarama.com/
Bloglines - http://dashboard.bloglines.com/signup
Dmoz - http://www.dmoz.org/Computers/Internet/On_the_Web/Weblogs/
Yahoo - http://siteexplorer.search.yahoo.com/submit
Blog Catalog - http://www.blogcatalog.com/category/business/marketing/
Blog Carnival - http://blogcarnival.com/bc/
Although I provided a short list above on where you can submit your blog, I don’t recommend doing it
yourself. This is a very tedious and time consuming project. I HIGHLY recommend outsourcing this
project and not through the use of software, but outsourced to a human.
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