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How long should DMOZ take?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by sjedwardz, Jan 13, 2010.

  1. sjedwardz

    sjedwardz Newbie

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    I submitted my site to DMOZ about 3 months ago but it's still not on there!! How long should it take? Is mine in a black hole?!?!

    Should I just give up and does having an entry on DMOZ make that much of a difference?

    Cheers
     
  2. ryce889

    ryce889 Regular Member

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    Since DMOZ is a volunteer project and the editors take their time to review sites, depending on what category you submitted to and how many editors it could take quite a long time. The last site I submitted took about a month and a half.

    DMOZ is definitely helpful with SERPs but you can make it to the first page without it depending on search term.
     
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    showboytridin Regular Member

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    It can be very hard add a site to dmoz if you are not a editor.
     
  4. MarketerMac

    MarketerMac Regular Member

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    Forrrr Evvvv Errrr.

    seriously tho really depends on what your topic is.

    do yourself a favor and apply to be an editor. often. for what ever section you can get in to. every part of it is worthwhile.
     
  5. richcamp

    richcamp Regular Member

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    With DMOZ you dont want to discount it since its pretty important in Google eyes so you do need to try to get in. However the time frame really depending on your luck. So basically submit and forget.

    Heard some chatters that you can pay editors to get listed but I've never verify it myself so don't really know.
     
  6. radi2k

    radi2k Junior Member

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    i'm still waiting :) applied for a link about 2 years ago. better go and get some other backlink sites and methods. if you apply for a link: dont make any mistakes and choose the right section its worth it!
     
  7. littleg2008

    littleg2008 Senior Member

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    Ok here is a quick dmoz guide for everyone to follow.

    You can do these in what ever order your want to.

    # Apply to become an editor of a very tiny and non popular category. Once you are an editor you can submit your website to that category and accept it. Dont matter if its in a non related category at all.

    # Keep applying. It takes around 6 months from application to rejection in most cases. So if you submit 4 times in 2 years, you should get it in.

    Dont give up after a year. Keep trying
    It also does not count as high as it used to in SERPS rankings. But it does add a bit extra

    Hope this has helped
     
  8. sjedwardz

    sjedwardz Newbie

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    Looks like I've got a long wait:) The category is photography/ photographers so not too sure me applying to be an editor is going to help.