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Old 25th September 2012, 04:29 AM   #1
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Does directory sites is effective now a days?

I am wondering if this strategy is effective because a lot of directory submission i manually did until now take no effect.

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Old 25th September 2012, 06:00 AM   #2
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I think not anymore. Forum posting or article submission plays a better role than directory submission

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Old 25th September 2012, 06:23 AM   #3
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Yes it is. I'm still using directory submission. Just be careful on the other directory site, some of them are penalize by Google. Just search for a do follow site.

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Old 25th September 2012, 11:12 PM   #4
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As per the latest seo techniques, search engines penalizes the directories use black hat techniques to increase the ranks. So, I must say that Directory listing should be done very carefully.. I would prefer the big sites rather than small and regional directories.

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Old 27th September 2012, 03:59 PM   #5
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No, its not effective now. Even i noticed it recently after my working it didn't get any result.

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Old 27th September 2012, 06:21 PM   #6
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The directory sites are effective if they have traffic and if they're a type of site that's an authority site, like the Yahoo! Directory, Best of the Web, DMOZ.org, etc.

The other directories that don't fall in to that category can actually be useful for 'citations', meaning that if it's a local business, and you can include the company's name, address, and phone number in the listing, then it can help. The more mentions of your company's name, address, and phone number (NAP), the better.

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Old 3rd October 2012, 10:24 PM   #7
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It's effect is minimal. More time should be spent posting on blogs and forums. Also, the best type of link comes from writing guest posts for other sites.

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Old 4th October 2012, 12:37 PM   #8
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Hi Bo - how do you find relevant sites blogs that you can do that as a guest - google alerts? thanks

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With the recent changes in Google's algorithms with it targeting exact match domains, I don't think it's a good idea anymore...

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Does directory sites is effective now a days?

I am wondering if this strategy is effective because a lot of directory submission i manually did until now take no effect.
I cant see how effect it is, but i cant submit on it, i dont know why, maybe should be wait until the auditor submit us.

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