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Worth to add your site at paid directories?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by jsmith250, Mar 3, 2013.

  1. jsmith250

    jsmith250 Junior Member

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    Like the title says... it worth to add your site at paid directories like yahoo, botw, ezilon, goguides, etc.... is worth to invest some money with these directories? Thanks
     
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    From my experience registering a website to paid directories is worth only if they are high traffic directories and can drive some traffic to your website. Getting a blog post about your website on an established website seems to have more weight then directories. I think that these directories help more with branding your business. There are other high quality directories who will charge less for the review of your website. Never get your website in directories where you actually pay for the listing and therefore for the link, only to those with human review where you pay for the review and the inclusion is not guaranteed.
     
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    From a very professional perspective:

    It is well worth it, to submit your site to paid directories, those such as Yahoo!

    Matt Cutts and other Googlers recently published videos pertaining to this topic, and they clearly stated that Google gives TONS of trust to these certain paid directories, because they are HIGHLY edited and protected. If you pay to have your site included in the yahoo directory, they can accept your payment, and DENY your submission, due to them not liking your sitye. Google knows this, and the percentage of denied websites is high. Any old site can NOT be included in the Yahoo! directory. It takes a quality website. It is well worth the payment, that LINK alone provides sooo much SEO power, not to mention the traffic you'd get from it.

    At my company, we submit all our clients websites to these directories, and well...we have worked with clients in more than 40 different niches, and have had a 100% success rate%.

    Hope this helps you, and I wish you luck in your search optimization journey!
    Gregory Smith at RxSEO
     
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    gtree Senior Member

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    get some more ideas in this blog
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    Traffic and SEO values nothing more.
     
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    Absolutely... Its gets u traffic and Good backlinks which could also fetch you good Pagerank..
     
  7. jsmith250

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    Thanks for the answers guys!
     
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    Transportantes0 Registered Member

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    Yes it gets you traffic but at the same time with help you with your SEO efforts so that is definitely a good thing.
     
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    chucho85 Newbie

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    thanks for answering, had the same question
     
  10. 42alpha

    42alpha Newbie

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    Traffic and backlinks are always good :) but if ur budget is tight dont go straight to paid services
     
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    The yahoo directory at $299 for the year just seems so excessive. Hard to wrap my head around the cost. Am I crazy?
     
  12. BHopkins

    BHopkins Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    I don't submit to any paid directories.
     
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    I also want to know which directories is useful to site, if the price is not expensive, we think we could purchase some, I think Yahoo directory is too expensive to us