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What are directory submissions and press releases?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Nosence, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. Nosence

    Nosence Senior Member

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    I keep seeing these terms, and and im not entirely sure what they are?

    Are they worth doing for rankings?
     
  2. bertbaby

    bertbaby Elite Member

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    Think links! There's a ton of threads on these topics but press releases are probably more effective nowadays than the directory submission game. Also, some directory sites now contain malware.
     
  3. phpbuilt

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    Yes they are worth doing for rankings. Article directories are for any topic, you could do an article about how to set up wordpress or anything. The press release sites are for newsworthy accomplishments a particular business has, for instance "xyz company has just released abc widget". Both things get your site backlinks.

    For instance, if you were doing halloween costumes, you would take a list of article directories and do a post about how you can shop for sexy halloween outfits online. The same place might do a press release which says "xyzhalloweenoutfits.com has just come out with a new line of halloween costumes for this coming season. these outfits are exclusive to our company."

    But the purpose of it all is only to get backlinks. You will get very little, if any, traffic from these places (except for the very largest article directories such as ezinearticles.com or articlesbase.com, etc)
     
  4. theforceof1

    theforceof1 Junior Member

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    If you have an established business of website, it is a good idea to do a press release often, because they are effective for linking and the releases often rank well.
     
  5. Nosence

    Nosence Senior Member

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    Im just not quite understanding how to do a press release, and where do you do it at?
     
  6. HarrisonHill

    HarrisonHill Regular Member

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    You can find some of them in SENukeX press releases module.