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Anyone had luck getting a free Y! directory listing?

Discussion in 'Directories' started by ajayr, Aug 13, 2005.

  1. #1
    Hi,

    I am just wondering whether any DP members have had any luck in getting their site listed for free (as a non-commercial site) in Yahoo's directory.
    What do they consider as a non-commercial site? Do they deem any site that displays ads as a commercial site?

    Ajay.
    SEMrush
     
    ajayr, Aug 13, 2005 IP
    SEMrush
  2. WhatiFind

    WhatiFind offline

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  3. honey

    honey Prominent Member

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    Ajay, I tried with 3 of my websites, and got 1 listed.
     
    honey, Aug 14, 2005 IP
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    Liminal Peon

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    Honey, what category was that site in?
     
    Liminal, Aug 14, 2005 IP
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    clasione Well-Known Member

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    I have gotten two sites listed for free in Yahoo but it was about 2 years ago....
     
    clasione, Aug 14, 2005 IP
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    fryman Kiss my rep

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    I have been trying to get one of my sites listed for quite a while...

    No luck, but I sure aren't paying 300 bucks
     
    fryman, Aug 14, 2005 IP
  7. ajayr

    ajayr Active Member

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    Those of you who got their sites listed, did you get your listing after the very first time you submitted?

    They say that you can "safely" submit your website once every month and they won't consider it as spam. Would this "keep trying till you get in" approach work?
     
    ajayr, Aug 15, 2005 IP
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    honey Prominent Member

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    it was in a regional category.
     
    honey, Aug 15, 2005 IP
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    Nintendo ♬ King of da Wackos ♬

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    I got one listed after just two weeks. Then again that was back in 1996. :D
     
    Nintendo, Aug 15, 2005 IP
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    megri Active Member

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    I have also got one sub url listed on Yahoo although it is discussion forum URL
     
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    We got 1 listed in about a week. Went up in the serps, but i'm not happy about the title that was used. I think the stripped down sterilized title has turned off people from clicking.
     
    flyguy, Aug 16, 2005 IP
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    ajayr Active Member

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    Well at least you managed to get one listed :)
     
    ajayr, Aug 16, 2005 IP
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    I've just have a look at the Y directory to see if they had added a site I suggested about 1 year ago and, to my surprise, it's now listed there. :p
    I feel lucky now :)
     
    muchacho, Aug 16, 2005 IP
  14. lorien1973

    lorien1973 Notable Member

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    I think there is a better chance of Nintendo getting lucky than getting a free yahoo directory listing. *BA RUMP BUMP BUMP* ;)
     
    lorien1973, Aug 16, 2005 IP
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    Liminal Peon

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    lorien1973, lol. you are mean!
     
    Liminal, Aug 16, 2005 IP
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    I got my site listed and much to my surprise, they were very quick and even helpful when it got listed in the wrong category. My one good experience with yahoo.
     
    mopacfan, Aug 16, 2005 IP
  17. themonboys

    themonboys Peon

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    I've been trying for months but with no luck as yet.
     
    themonboys, Nov 25, 2009 IP
  18. fourgee

    fourgee Peon

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    #18
    wow, this is an old thread. I didn't think they did free directory listings anymore. Even at the time of the original post I don't think they did them free. I have a few older sites like late 90's early 00's that got in free, but don't think it happens any longer.
     
    fourgee, Nov 25, 2009 IP
  19. themonboys

    themonboys Peon

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    I never looked at the post date:D

    Thanks for the heads up.
     
    themonboys, Nov 26, 2009 IP