Welcome to the Small Business Ideas Forum! We are a community of over 100,000 small business folks with over 163,000 posts for you to browse. We pride ourselves on being the friendliest forum you will find and we'd love to have you as a member of our community. Please take a moment and register for a free account. If you need any help, please contact Chris Logan.

Small Business Ideas Forum

Small Business Ideas Forum

A friendly place to share small business ideas and knowledge, ask questions, find help and encourage others that are involved in the small business industry. Topics include small business marketing, generating revenue and small business computing.

Go Back   Small Business Ideas Forum > Small Business Marketing - Online > Search Engine Optimization
Register Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Thread Tools
Old 21st June 2010, 07:41 AM   #1
1Social Media

Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 14
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....

1Social Media is offline   Reply With Quote
Register or log in to remove this ad.
Old 22nd June 2010, 04:34 AM   #2

Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 74

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.

Holy Quran and seo
jamesparker100 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd June 2010, 09:16 AM   #3
Senior Member

Join Date: Nov 2009
Posts: 92

If you do SEO professionally it means that you refer to dicrectory submission in any case.

Device for secret communication - spy earpiece
Sas123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 22nd June 2010, 05:12 PM   #4
sequoia payroll
Senior Member

Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: Fayetteville, AR
Posts: 99


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.

Fayetteville accountants providing nationwide Payroll Services that can't be beat!
sequoia payroll is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 23rd June 2010, 02:58 AM   #5

Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: USA
Posts: 4

Go for directories with a good PR. Also concentrate on other off-page methods as well.

johnpaul007 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 23rd June 2010, 04:01 AM   #6

Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 12

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.

AndreyC is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24th June 2010, 05:09 AM   #7

Join Date: Feb 2009
Posts: 64

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.

liquidroof is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24th June 2010, 09:26 AM   #8

Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 10

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?

debtrelief is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 24th June 2010, 04:36 PM   #9
Call Brian

Join Date: Apr 2010
Posts: 14

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).

Call Brian is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 25th June 2010, 02:34 AM   #10
Senior Member
janicejan's Avatar

Join Date: Mar 2009
Posts: 135

A directory is helpful when it is well moderated, no spam links and well categorized. Also the higher page rank the better.

janicejan is offline   Reply With Quote


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The Relevancy Of Paid Directory Submission acwebguru Link Development 28 15th January 2018 04:20 AM
Need High Pr Sites For Directory Submission? rajeshiseo Search Engine Optimization 2 9th April 2010 12:45 AM
Web Link Directory Submission Questions! andreyknure Link Development 12 16th January 2010 02:01 AM
Directory Submission Zafar Ahmed General Search Engine Marketing Information 25 5th June 2009 03:32 AM
Directory Submission juan Link Development 2 17th July 2007 09:29 PM

Thread Tools

Get Updates
RSS Feeds:
RSS Feed for Search Engine Optimization RSS for this Category Only: Search Engine Optimization

RSS Feed for Small Business Ideas Forum RSS for Entire Forum
Forum Rules

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Small Business Ideas Forum

At Your Business - Small Business Directory
Free Business Forms - Prewritten Documents
Search Engine Guide
Small business guide to search marketing

Small Business Brief
Fetching the Best Small Business Info

Free Links - Free Advertising
Free Guide - Online Directory

Advertise your business here
Contact us for more details!

Semantic Juice
Register now to access free Quick SEO service!

Rocket Lawyer
Sign up for free 7 day trial. Boost your biz!

Buy UPC Codes
Get your products listed online!

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:54 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright 2004 - 2018 - Privacy