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Yahoo Directory Submission - Worth it????

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by YMCMB, Aug 15, 2012.

  1. YMCMB

    YMCMB Newbie

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    Ok, so you have to pay $299 to submit your site to Yahoos directory....is it worth it? Then $299 a year to keep it there IF they accept it. Are there benefits? Will google like your site more if it is included in yahoos directory??
     
  2. Lazlo1967

    Lazlo1967 Junior Member

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    Used to work pretty well years ago, but really no value now (especially for $299). Use that money to build backlinks from quality sites instead.
     
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  3. SnowWar

    SnowWar Power Member

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    If you know the process how you can utilize the option then you should obviously carry on doing this.
    If you can not do that then it would be a huge loss.
     
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  4. boydie

    boydie Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    It;s not as good as it used to be, although it will confirm to search engines that you are a real business
     
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  5. Edg3d903

    Edg3d903 Newbie

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    Like others said, few years back it would have been hella worth it ...specially for that cost. But not anymore.
     
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  6. Sharkattack

    Sharkattack Registered Member

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    Try to find expired domains listed there and do a 301 redirect to your money site. You will save a lot.
     
  7. ber789

    ber789 Junior Member

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    I second that. If you can get a domain that is already in there then do it but there is no directory that is worth $299.
     
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    a32335 BANNED BANNED

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    Like everyone said, it was worth it 2 - 5 years ago, use the money and build some backlinks and improve your PR.
     
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  9. Dresden14

    Dresden14 BANNED BANNED

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    i dont see how inclusion in this directory will list your site as a "real business" in the eyes of google, lol.... So all others not included are fake?
     
  10. orbit

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    I would love to know how many people are still paying to get listed. I havent did it since 99. I dont think their directory gets much traffic anymore. At least, not anywhere what it used to. Pre google days it was worth it.
     
  11. Half Night

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    No no and no, today we can find better links and directories list, remember Yahoo some 4 or 5 years before was amazing, today Google is literally eating Yahoo per complete!!! It is not a good idea!