Why web directories are important for your sites success


By Thomas Alling | March 20, 2007 | Home | Blog Categories | Articles

Directory ImportanceThere are many websites that still don’t understand how important it is to get a listing in a web directory, as the majority of them are still lacking the information as to how these web directories can help them build a strong marketing structure.

There are many benefits associated with the submission of your website to web directories. First one being a traffic issue. By submitting to web directories, you are inviting quality web traffic to your site which is by far the most economical way to date.

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The major search engines are constantly hunting down new websites using spiders and robots which would dig inside a popular web directory on a daily basis to get new links and update the content for that directory. As you can now appreciate, web directories is a great and affordable way to promote and market your site.

All the popular web directories are well structured in groups and categories depending upon the content or subject. This also helps in optimizing the search process as well.

Getting your website listed in a directory will also improve your link popularity. You can Google the internet to find good relevant articles explaining what backlinks are and how they work. In addition to directory marketing there are other ways to build your sites link popularity like forum posting, blog posting, article submissions, reciprocal link exchanges etc etc...

It is no secret that an online business needs a constant traffic flow of visitors to their site to stay in business. Quite often webmasters are not very clear about the importance of submitting the site to the web directories. Do you know, majority of web directories are indexed, which means that your website link would show up in the searches very shortly after it has been submitted?

A web directory provides referral traffic to your site and many webmasters around the world use these directories to attract traffic to their sites as many directories offer free submission. Many directories also offer paid submissions with a featured link.

A popular seo friendly directory you would not want to miss out on is Dmoz. This directory has a collection of good quality sites. Getting listed in Dmoz can prove to be very difficult but if don't try you will not get in. And yeah don’t just stop at Dmoz, there are plenty more to look for.

About the Author:
Thomas Alling is a self employed webmaster and professional internet marketer. Mr. Alling is the owner and operator of the popular web directory "SEO Friendly Directory" that is proudly running the PHP Link Directory script. Unfortunately, the link to the site he provided is not working at this time, but thanks again to Thomas for his article!




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