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Paid or Free Directories

Discussion in 'Search Engine Optimization' started by JessieJames27, Mar 19, 2008.

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    Paid or Free directories? SEO forum discussing tips and strategies on how to promote your web site with the search engines. Choose paid inclusion vs. organic listings, the best search engines for high conversion, and what software to use to submit your site
     
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  2. astup1didiot

    astup1didiot Notable Member

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    "If" I did directory submissions I would go with free; since Google has been penalizing many paid directories for selling paid text links. All submissions should be done manually.
     
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    tsukara Banned

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    I prefer to submit my site in a free one. I submit it using manual method. Using software to submit your site is not advisable and maybe your site will ended up to wrong category.
     
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    Aryans Well-Known Member

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    I also prefer free directory
     
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    dpking Peon

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    Free Directories !!
     
    dpking, Mar 19, 2008 IP
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    If you are caught with paid links, Google says that hi's penalizing the website. AFAIK.
     
    Yankee85, Mar 19, 2008 IP
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    w3bmaster Notable Member

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    Free and very few payed bether spend those money (for payed) on something else
     
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    arcel Banned

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    why pay if there's plenty of Free Directory sites out there.
     
    arcel, Mar 19, 2008 IP
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    chlopzmazur Active Member

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    I made submissions only manuly and to free directories.
     
    chlopzmazur, Mar 19, 2008 IP
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    Yea , Why Need to Pay for Directories Submission.

    Directorycritic and many Resources are very Helpful for all the lists.

    also Google is Not Happy with some Paid Directories so why need to go in wrong way.

    Thanks

    Hotel Expert
     
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    My dear friend

    Definitely either google do penalty or not but why to sumit in paid directories when there are free directories. Secondly instead of wasting money in paid you can invest it for other seo purpose like google adwords.

    Finally instead of using software for submission in free directory why not do it manually because software is human and manual submission is the best method becasue all the directories does not have the same structure and step for submission.

    Cool mate and Enjoy your day
     
    choicefreedom2000, Mar 19, 2008 IP
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    zurk Banned

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    I'd prefer free directory submission rather than paid directories. Aside from being free, web directories specializes in linking and categorizing web sites, which is good for google ranking. For me, doing free submissions helps better than paying for them. =)
     
    zurk, Mar 19, 2008 IP