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How important are Directory submissions in SEO nowdays ?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by seochargers, Sep 13, 2012.

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Diectory submissions has little importance now

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  1. seochargers

    seochargers Registered Member

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    Directory submissions are used extensively by SEO companies worldwide ( specially in india ) . How important these are after google Panda's, penguin's latest updates

    Please let me know

    Regards
    Aditya
     
  2. Jacob Sterbenk

    Jacob Sterbenk Junior Member

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    They can help you index your website faster, but don't expect ranking increase after submission.
     
  3. jsmith250

    jsmith250 Junior Member

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    Directory submission is still a good option, in that way google see your site is important if he make part from another sites, in another words any type of backlink is good.
     
  4. seochargers

    seochargers Registered Member

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    But i believe submitting to 1000's of unknown directories where hardly any person would visit will make any difference to ranking . I am not sure if google would take links from all the directories also . What do you think
     
  5. hurn

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    They are good links. But be careful because some directories will give backlinks with 100s of their internal pages then you will hit by penguine.
     
  6. jsmith250

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    He takes, but if is one of unknown directories Google take a little bit harder to see the link I guess....
     
  7. ansh_webbing

    ansh_webbing Newbie

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    It is also important to submit in the correct category with different titles and descriptions. The results are slow unless you go for paid directories
     
  8. ja1myn

    ja1myn Senior Member

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    High quality directories that are relevant might help, but I never expect incredible SERP movement just from doing directory submissions.

    I mean, really, what is this? 2008?
     
  9. n2zen

    n2zen Regular Member

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    Skip the free submit to autoapprove dir's. Spend a few bux on paid inclusion internal categories with page rank. You get relevance and authority, the win win combination.
     
  10. seanlopez

    seanlopez Junior Member

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    I heared some days ago that google deindexed plenty of web directories like he done before with junk article directories
     
  11. likeslikess

    likeslikess Newbie

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    Anything in important in a way for your SEO
    I recommend you to do all types to get the best and the fastest results

    Like:
    -Article Directory
    -Social Bookmarking
    -Blogs
    -Submit Rss
    -Video Submission
    -Expression Engine Submission
    -PR Sites Submission
    -Micro Blogs Submission
    etc
     
  12. dichotomy

    dichotomy Regular Member

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    There's no reason to avoid web directories but don't over do it and don't expect much from it. Optimization means taking every small win you can.
     
  13. a32335

    a32335 BANNED BANNED

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    It's really important.

    It'll help index your site and backlinks.
     
  14. linksiq

    linksiq Newbie

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    I think diversity and relevance is the key