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Is directory submission helpful for the SEO

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by eakphothik, Oct 2, 2013.

  1. eakphothik

    eakphothik Newbie

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    Is directory submission helpful for the SEO, how may directory site post for a web site get rank on google 1st page.
     
  2. BusinessMagnet

    BusinessMagnet Power Member

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    I always use directory submission for my tire 2 links.
     
  3. Cratos

    Cratos Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Yes it is helpful for the seo.. Depends on how and what you are using it or though
     
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    It's not gonna help you very much in improving SEO. Google in these days don't count directories link as a VOTE. But, you can only submit to high authority and PR sites. They can give you some benefits
     
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    yes of course super helpful from SEO perspective specifically OFF Page.
     
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    everything gives you some benefits.
     
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    Yes, sort out some niche relevant directories and pay for a featured listing.
     
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    With the exception of a couple major directories like DMOZ, Yahoo Direcotry, and JoeAnt I wouldn't even consider wasting my time. Maybe the occasional high quality niche directory, but honestly I would not waste time with 99% of the directories out there.

    In my opinion I find them borderline worthless when it comes to SEO. Back in 2005 and before, sure they were fine, but I don't think Google takes most of them seriously anymore. Essentially, it's just another paid link.

    In terms of traffic who on earth actually uses a directory anymore to find a website? ... Probably no one. I sure don't.

    There are a couple exceptions depending on your niche. For law firms a site like AVVO is definitely worth your time given how much traffic it gets.
     
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    Major High PR Directories and niche relevant directories are good enough from SEO point of view.
     
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    Yes only directory submissions with high Pr are helpful for the SEO.
     
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    Directory submission are the best Off page optimization techniques which is really very helpful as an SEO. But even in directories you have to check ranking of the directories.
     
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    High quality paid directories with manual editorial review? Brilliant for rankings.

    Mass submission to free directories? Incoming penalty!
     
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    Directory Submission helps you for sure....But Bulk submission and irrelevant directory will Kick your Ass... Geolocation always charms your directory...
     
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    It is a good way to boost ranks, though not on its own. High PR is also important
     
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  15. eakphothik

    eakphothik Newbie

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    what is bulk submission
     
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    Every link counts. They'll always work, just be careful.