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Old 9th October 2012, 06:16 AM   #11
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Everyone is repeating the same thing so I think the discussion should be closed without wasting any time on directory submission and its discussion.

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Old 16th October 2012, 04:58 AM   #12

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Why not? it is still effective and helpful to get high quality and good page rank backlinks in very short period with ethical and natural way of link building.

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Old 17th October 2012, 10:54 PM   #13
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Directory submission is not more effective after Google Penguin update. I am not getting any good results.

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Old 21st October 2012, 01:52 AM   #14

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My thinking is that things have to be balanced.... lots of content and a couple backlinks from good content cmments

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Old 8th November 2012, 01:01 AM   #15

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As per my knowledge Now a day Directory submission losses its importance. You have to submit your site in High PR Do Follow sites which is beneficial for your site. Check the sites before submission. It is still useful but do it in proper way.

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Old 30th January 2013, 06:54 AM   #16
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No it is not as effective as it used to be. Hardly a few directories get approval except some high PR directories.

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Old 2nd June 2013, 11:40 PM   #17

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Originally Posted by eastvantage View Post
I think not anymore. Forum posting or article submission plays a better role than directory submission
Exactly, I agree with you. Forum posting plays more important role than directory submission as well as article submission.

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Old 3rd June 2013, 07:26 AM   #18

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Originally Posted by Matt121 View Post
With the recent changes in Google's algorithms with it targeting exact match domains, I don't think it's a good idea anymore...
I do think the same that it isn't effective now.

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Old 3rd June 2013, 08:03 AM   #19

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google said directory submission create spamming.

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Old 3rd June 2013, 11:56 AM   #20
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Originally Posted by elizaharvey View Post
google said directory submission create spamming.
I was under the impressions that local and/or niche directories are still effective. As long as your focus is on relevant directories and you're not submitting to every directory out there I think you'll be alright.

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