Benefits of directory submission
As u knows, with quality directory submission you will get one way links on relevant categories of your sites. One way links and search engine rankings have an effective relationship. The reason behind it is that the more links you have higher are the chances of a visitor coming to your site through these links. The search engines send out spiders to the links they find in the directory pages. This will bring the search engine spiders to your site and will get your site pages added to the search engines indexes automatically. One reason is also that many people actually do surf these directories to look for the things they want. So they will also act as a medium to bring in your prospective customer to your site. So we can say that directory submissions have the three major benefits
- Higher rankings in Search engine result pages
- Website indexed in search engines
- Click through traffic
How to Use Directory Submission Effectively
The web directories are in fact the places where different links are categorized according to the niche they belong so that those will be easily recognized by search engine spiders as well as human visitors. So it is necessary to use directory submission effectively. Here the some guidelines for choosing the best directories for your sites.
- If you want permanent and guaranteed listings then you should submit on paid directories. Because on free directories listing completely depends on the directory owner.
- As u know good page rank denotes quality and popular site. So firstly it’s good to have maximum submissions on High PR directories.
- Though most of the directories are general, few of them are niche specific. No doubt, listing in topic related directory counts better than that in general but one has to submit to both the kinds. It will increase your site's visibility in various places. So consider both Generic & specific.
- Manual directory submission: In this approach a team of submitters personally submit your site to different directories. They handle all the operations like captcha processing etc. Manual submission ensures the maximum chances of approval.
- Automated or software submission: In order to speed up the process of submitting to thousands of sites in very less time, a lot of directory submission tools are launched.