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Trying to Understand Website Directories.

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by zalpriest, Apr 13, 2011.

  1. zalpriest

    zalpriest Regular Member

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    I've recently taken an interest in website directories only from the stand point that I wanted to learn something new.

    I have a few questions about them, that kind of confuse me.

    1. How do they gain PR just by linking to other peoples sites? Do they build links to other directories as well?

    2. I imagine that a lot of directories build links to other directories via the recipricol links, am I on the right track?

    3. You can't really rank a directory for a specific keyword can you? I mean I guess you could if you had a blog page or w/e but I imagine the majority of link directories are just looking to sell spots.

    4. Are link directories a good way to get backlinks currently?

    5.Can you make decent money still off link directories?
     
  2. zalpriest

    zalpriest Regular Member

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    Just uploaded my first directory going to see how it goes as far as setup process.
     
  3. aReJay

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    I clicked on this thread thinking some clown had bumped a thread from 2002.

    Directories are gone the way of the Dodo bird my friend, the only use for them I can really think of is as part of an ABC link triangle.

    -aReJay
     
  4. zalpriest

    zalpriest Regular Member

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    So links to web directories are useless now?
     
  5. FuryKyle

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    Lol Dmoz and Yahoo directory is still good though