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					Straightforward Tips To Perform Web
Directory Distribution And What It
Signifies
Applying to internet sites is one of the most straightforward ways to build links to your
websites, however such a practice is not without problems, there is a prevalence of small
directories and list operators who mainly exist to swindle you. For instance a website
directory operator may constantly launch new world-wide-web websites, focusing all the
PageRank they have on the new ones, to make it look like an attractive submission, then
eventually they may get forbidden for manipulating PR etc, or submissions dwindle, and they
open a new one, forsaking the old one. Meaning, that nice listing you paid for, quickly
evaporates.

Directories alone also cannot be your only building links endeavor, you need other types of
links as well, that being said, here three of the most important and powerful web sites on the
web:

Open Directory Project, the poorly managed free directory. It can take months or years to get
in, and then a competitor who is a directory editor can just remove your listing or not approve
it to begin with. There have been predicaments where even higher up Open Directory Project
editors (so-called "meta editors") were corrupt in this way. Still, every new site should be
submitted. You just cannot count on it.

Yahoo, the leading pay site, has vastly dropped in importance due to Yahoo's own decisions
to devalue and de-emphasize their directory website in their search results and throughout
their site. Meaning less and less traffic browses their submission site than what used to. They
also demand a yearly fee, not a one-time fee, of $300 a year. So, in order to submit to them
you need make sure you will earn at least $300 a year directly off the traffic & link benefits
you gain from the website directory listing. In general I consider listings for sites whom I
think can be rewarded with an increase of at least $10 a day through higher traffic. I know, an
actual positive return on your investment would be around $1 a day, but there are other
methods for raising traffic than a Yahoo submission, that would give a much better ROI, so
the gains in my mind have to be substantial to justify it.

BOTW, what I consider the very last of the prime tier directories, has the benefit of being
very similar to Yahoo, but better in that they have one time fee submission options. With a
one time fee submission you have 5 years, 10 years, to make up the cost, it is much easier to
justify than Yahoo's yearly fee (BOTW also has a yearly fee option). Best of the Web has
been around nearly as long as Yahoo as well, and throughout the directory page ranks are
very close. They have less traffic than Yahoo of course, but they are much cheaper too.

Generating one way links is as much about your website's worldwide recognition as your
site's rankings, and I think being discriminating in your submissions is a good thing and will
help make sure you do not over do things and trip any present or future filter or penalty.

				
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Description: Applying to internet sites is one of the most straightforward ways to build links to your websites, however such a practice is not without problems, there is a prevalence of small directories and list operators who mainly exist to swindle you. For instance a website directory operator may constantly launch new world-wide-web websites