First, some backgrounder.
Online directories are very much like their real world counterparts. They are classified list of websites.
Two of the most well known directories are Yahoo and dmoz. Getting a listing in these 2 can mean a noticable increase in traffic and search engine ranking but it is not easy.
What about other directories?
There are countless other directories. Some are effective, some marginal, the rest worthless waste of time. But how do you know?
One useful method is to look out for personal testimonies or experiences. My plan is to also report my experience with directories on this blog as time goes by.
As countless as the directories are services that will help you submit to them. Coincident? Just say they mutually ensure eachother’s existence.
So, what about the paid inclusion and paid submission services?
Is Yahoo directory worth $299? Personally I have yet to use any paid service so I cannot comment from experience. Again, report will appear as if I ever try them.
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