Directory Submissions for Backlinks: Tips n’ Tricks to Get Some Love from Google

Harp Interactive

Yet another proven method is to submit your website URL to web-directories with decent Google page rank, ex: Yahoo and D’moz. This latter (directory submissions) link building method is a painful and tedious process…best done manually! Don’t even think about paying someone to blast your website on tons of worthless directories programmatically. 7 WAYS TO MAKE DIRECTORY SUBMISSIONS LESS PAINFUL! Create a list of reputable directories (categorize paid and free ).

Don’t Ignore Local Directory Mistakes

Small Business Mavericks

I recently spoke to someone who is very excited about her new job — and part of that job is carefully monitoring the local directory listings of various clients. Local Internet Marketing controlling local listings local directories local directory mistakes Some folks would not be excited about sifting through all the places a business is listed on the Internet. It’s a painstaking task and not one that I’d be excited about.


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WhatsApp Launches Test of In-App Business Directory, Facilitating New Discovery Opportunities

Social Media Today

The new option could provide major opportunities, both for local businesses and for Facebook

Get Listed: 10 Web Directories that Bring Traffic


Web directories still play a very important role in the online market today. They help classify different websites into different The post Get Listed: 10 Web Directories that Bring Traffic appeared first on Kikolani. Business

9 Twitter Directories You Should Be Listed On |

Jason Yormark Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / 9 Twitter Directories You Should Be Listed On | Subcribe via RSS 9 Twitter Directories You Should Be Listed On December 21st, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share There are a variety of ways that you can build a strong following on Twitter, and one of those ways that is to take advantage of a few key Twitter directories that have established themselves quite well.

Facebook Adds New Home Services Directory to Marketplace

Social Media Today

Facebook's adding another new element to their Marketplace option - a new directory to connect with home services professionals

Directory of All Things Twitter – Finally!

Almost Savvy

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Directory Owner Charges $1,000 to Remove Low Quality Links

Bill Hartzer

If your website has been hit by any of the Google Penguin algorithm updates, then most likely you have links pointing to your website from a low quality directory. One of those low quality link directories is shown below, in a screen shot. One directory owner, though, is cashing in on link removals. That directory owner is charging $975, nearly $1,000 dollars, to remove all the links to a website in his 1800 directories.

Directory of Social Networks for Learning Professionals

Buzz Marketing for Technology


Article directories

Social Media Network Marketing

Article directories have a big job—every day, thousands of authors and want-to-be authors submit their articles to these directories. Many of the articles that are submitted to these directories are not articles at all, but rather blurbs of nothingness with little content and usually lacking readability. This Spam and plagiarism scam is the bane of article directories and the editors that run them.

Linked from These Directories? Be Prepared To Pay for Removal

Bill Hartzer

There’s a search engine optimization company out there that is requiring that you pay for removal if you want your link removed from their directory. This same SEO company built these web directories several years ago, touting the fact that they would help your search engine rankings if you were to get listed. If you have a link on one of these directories, then expect to pay $25 for each link to be removed: Sincerely, The Web Directory Link Removal Team.

Manage and Distribute Business Profile Data Free to Online and Mobile Directory Publishers

Bill Hartzer

Better yet, Would you want to distribute that data for free to online and mobile directory publishers? (UBL) and Locationary have announced a strategic partnership to manage and distribute business profile data free to online and mobile directory publishers. This is an attempt to make easier for the publishers like search engines, online Yellow Pages, mobile devices, social networks, and online directory sites to update the information.

Google Hosts Low Quality Article Directory with Links They Want Us to Remove

Bill Hartzer

Let’s first take a look at this ‘article directory’ website: If you look at the screen shot, you’ll see that it’s an “article directory” that’s similar to the what Matt Cutts talked recently talked bout. In fact, he said not to build links using article directory websites. In fact, I have actually seen notices from Google in Google Webmaster Tools that give examples of article directories where these low quality links live.

Podcast Alley and Podcast Directories

Taylor Marek

[SOLVED] Can I Delete The Windows.old Directory That Is Hogging Up Hard Drive Space?

SocMed Sean

Yes, you can remove this directory. . The short answer is it is a backup directory of your old Windows installation. Do I Need To Delete The Directory? Otherwise, Windows will automatically delete the directory 30-days after your update. Bonus: What Tool Can I Use To Find Directories That Are Taking Up Space On My Hard Drive? Sometimes the Windows.old directory is the offender that is taking up all your hard drive space.

262: How Carolyn Started a Directory to Attract Readers to Her Blog


The post 262: How Carolyn Started a Directory to Attract Readers to Her Blog appeared first on ProBlogger. How One Blogger Created a Directory that Attracts Readers. Carolyn shares the story of how she created a directory to attract readers to her blog instead of having to chase after them. Her directory identifies places artists can sell their art online. Carolyn Edlund’s Directory.

7 Insider Tips To Help You Get Noticed On Blog Directories


One way to gain visitors is to get noticed on blog directories. Photography, cooking, gardening, cycling, travelling, meditating and more, there are thousands of directories out there each catering to specific niches and interests. Once you’ve found directories to list on, you can be one of the 99% of bloggers who press ‘submit’ without thinking too much about the potential of that listing. Prior to that, she co-founded Expat Women and its global blog directory. .

How to Get More People to Read Your Tweets and Get More Retweets!


Social Media Marketing Tips Twitter Getting ReTweets hashtags marketing for small business more retweets Retweets social media Twitter directories twitter marketing twitter networking twitter tips WefollowTwitter has been growing tremendously. In 2010, Twitter had 75 million user accounts. In 2011 (and the year is not over yet), there are 100 million active user accounts, with 50 million active users and 230 million tweets every day.

6 Powerful Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Website

Small Business Mavericks

DirectoriesDirectories are still an important source of traffic for many websites. List your business in directories like Yelp and Angie’s List to get found by local people searching for you, and your customers can leave reviews of your business, which are important for generating more website traffic. Small Business Internet Marketing blogging directories generating traffic online marketing SEO Social Media targeted traffic website traffic

100+ free USA Business Listing/Citation sites & Benefits of Local Listing

Social Media Marketing

Business Citations/listing means adding business detail like Name, Address, Phone number and web pages on local business directories. Yellow Page, White Pages, and Yext directory are a good example of business Citation. business directory free Citation sites local Citation sites local directory local listing us free business listing

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How To Resolve “The File Or Directory Is Corrupted And Unreadable” Error


Ever encountered “ the file or directory is corrupted and unreadable ” error and were left baffled? Later in the article, we shall try and quickly have a look at the reasons that may lead to “ the file directory is corrupted and unreadable ” error too.

6 Underused Internet Marketing Tools

Small Business Mavericks

Web directories – Remember when Web directories were all the rage? Everyone wanted to be listed in even the most obscure directories just for the coveted link back to their website. Now, few people want to be listed in directories. But some directories–like Yelp and Angie’s List–are incredible. They serve a type of business that can bank easy money long term off of one good directory listing.

Link Building In 2011

Small Business Mavericks

If you use directories in your linking efforts, replace the word “directory” with “document sharing site” and search on your keywords to find new submission sources. In other words, instead of searching for directories to add your website to, search for document sharing sites and upload a.pdf or other document that will get you a backlink to your site. I hadn’t thought of that, but document sharing is becoming the new directory submission.

Another Reminder That Local Search Is Important

Small Business Mavericks

I added the location (oops) and got the only local franchise listed in a number of directories but no specials. How many times do you think one wrong number in a local directory has had a similar effect on your business? Look your business up and check the information in the local directories. Local Internet Marketing controlling local listings local directory local listings local search Well, it happened again.

Link Building: Four Types of Backlinks to Pursue (And Three to Avoid)

Webbiquity SMM

Local directories and high-quality industry directories. as well as online yellow pages and other similar directories. , a site that evaluates your business presence and directly connects to more than a dozen such directories, is a great place to start. Industry-specific directories, often published by trade associations and publishers, are another important link source. Low-quality general directories and “bad neighborhoods.”

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Are You Controlling Your Local Listings?

Small Business Mavericks

but because some local directories are open source and anybody can change the information, even if they are mistaken. The way you go about taking charge depends on the process each directory has in place. It’s a good idea to look your business up first and see what is there, then check that listing for accuracy and find out how to claim that listing in the directory’s procedures. Local Internet Marketing local local directories local listings local search

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Instagram Publishes New Guide to Help Businesses Make Best Use of the Platform Amid COVID-19

Social Media Today

Instagram has published a new guide, and launched a new COVID-19 Resource Discovery Directory, in order to help businesses mitigate the impacts of the pandemic

EzineArticles Says Keyword Density Is Important | Small Business.

Small Business Mavericks

» EzineArticles Says Keyword Density Is Important If you’ve been paying attention to the Google Panda update, you’ve noticed that EzineArticles – the largest article directory online – was hit and suffered a huge traffic loss. But what is even more of a shame is the article directory’s response to the update. About Us What’s a Maverick?

Why Might Yelp Want SeatMe?

Small Business Mavericks

The company started as a local business directory and allowed users to leave reviews of listed businesses. Local Internet Marketing directories local business local marketing small businesses yelp Large companies often acquire smaller companies because they want access to the technology, or they want the personnel involved with the company due to its talent.

The web articles directory – for submission and use of their articles!

Social Media Network Marketing

The amazing benefits of this site are: Web articles directory is a SEO friendly portal and all URLs are easily crawled and indexed by the search engines. If you submit articles to the directory, you increase your website traffic and link popularity. Your article submission is analysed by one of their representatives and if it meets the quality guidelines (no dead links, original content, no errors), it is added in the directory.

Why Sponsored Listings Might Pay Your Bills

Small Business Mavericks

Directories and review sites can be great places to get your site listed so that your local business can be found online. Local Internet Marketing Branding online reputation review sites sponsored listings web directories Sites like Yelp, CityPages and Instagram are growing more popular everyday, and customers are using them to find local businesses. The free listings are good, but you’re stuck in your category with all the other businesses who have free listings.

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How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data

Webbiquity SMM

Don’t overlook smaller blog directories and RSS syndication sites that can collectively drive notable traffic (as well as providing valuable links for SEO purposes). blog directories blog post frequency blog SEO Hootsuite how to get more blog traffic how to get more traffic to your blog RSS syndication sites social media informer Social Media Today TwitterEvery blogger wants more traffic. How to get it?

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Why Article Marketing Will Never Die

Small Business Mavericks

The True Meaning Of Content » Why Article Marketing Will Never Die A couple of days ago I wrote about Google’s recent algorithm change and how it is beating down the article directories. I’m not willing to say that article directories are dead. I think there’s still a little life left them in, but successful article marketers today are not just relying on article directories. About Us What’s a Maverick?

How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts

Webbiquity SMM

Is it still worthwhile to get listed in blog directories, and if so, which ones? to RSS directory posting, infographics and guest blogging. Active RSS and Blog Directories List by Buzzkeep. As Arvid Linde notes here, there were once hundreds of blog directories across the web—but most existed solely for “spam purposes.” Company blogs have become virtually essential, and very powerful, component of digital marketing. is Being Shut Down

Bill Hartzer

I know several organizations that get quality leads from advertising on and as search engine optimization professionals we have always recommended that companies get a search engine directory listing. Tags: Search Engine Marketing business web directory is being shut down. Well, technically speaking, Dex One is realigning its interactive operations and will fully integrate into Dex One.

The Two Core Elements of B2B Social Media Marketing Success

Webbiquity SMM

On Twitter, search for hashtags relevant to your industry, or peruse Twitter directories like Twellow and WeFollow. Social Media Marketing AllTop American Idol amplification case studies content Content Marketing ebooks elements of b2b social media marketing success Field of Dreams infographics key influencers LinkedIn Groups presentations reports Twitter directories Twitter hashtags video viral video webinars white papers

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Article Marketing: 6 Steps To More Website Traffic

Absolute PA

Many article marketing directories are free to use making it an ideal choice for start ups or small businesses where marketing budgets are small. Sign up with an online article directory. Tags: Social Media and Internet Marketing Article Marketing Article promotion benefits of using a Virtual PA business support Internet Marketing Services posting articles on the internet Using article directories VA Tips for business Virtual PA services

Indispensable guide to all of the world's pharmaceutical companies.

Stay N' Alive

Indispensable guide to all of the world's pharmaceutical companies.

Stay N' Alive

Tryst with Categorization in a Classifieds Platform

Atom Thought

When I started tradusads a C2C classifieds platform at ibibo, one of the many thoughts that engulfed the product strategy was – Why do all classifieds platform have a directory based approach or a newspaper style to categories? For e.g. why do we have matrimony as a category in India? Why don’t we have Mobile. Digital Insight