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Should Greenlush.com open a webmaster directory?

Discussion in 'Directories' started by Jasonb, Apr 11, 2007.

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Should Greenlush have a webmaster directory

  1. Yes as a subdomain Directory.Greenlush.com

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  2. Yes but on the domain name Greenlushdirectory.com

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  3. No, not at all your a hosting company what the hell are you dabling with directorys for you maniacs

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  1. #1
    Hi there. Right im CEO of Greenlush web hosting, iv been thinking the last few days, should i open a web master directory on Greenlush.com, maybe Directory.Greenlush.com or Greenlush.com/directory.

    My good friend AmitPatel_3001, suggested that it may not be a good idea and we should concentrate more on hosting solutions, all though i thought maybe as now we have an affiliate program, i would also like the affiliates to earn commission on directory listings as well. Im sure i could really SEO the directory well as well, get all the inner pages pr5+ and make it a really worthwhile source to be linked on.
    SEMrush
    Amit made a good point and said Hostgator.com dont have a directory, and i realized wait... Not many web hosts do. Also i didnt mention, if it was going to happen, i sware! it would be the best designed directory you have ever seen :eek: well.... It would be quite impressive im sure, lots of AJAX and sexy graphics, :D

    What do you think?
     
    Jasonb, Apr 11, 2007 IP
    SEMrush
  2. Velocity

    Velocity Well-Known Member

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    #2
    You have to of think how much time you will have to spend working on that directory, and how much money promoting it.
    Time and money that you would otherwise put into your hosting business.
    So if the return on your directory investment is bigger than return on the hosting investment, go for it ;)
     
    Velocity, Apr 11, 2007 IP
  3. wwws

    wwws Notable Member

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    #3
    I think all webhost should have a directory to list the site it host....free.
     
    wwws, Apr 11, 2007 IP
  4. Velocity

    Velocity Well-Known Member

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    #4
    Nice idea :)
    You can give this as extra, to attract more customers.

    But I believe that there is a lot more to be improved on greenlush, so you should probably stick to hosting (for now), if you are serious about it.
    The industry is so competitive, its crazy!
     
    Velocity, Apr 11, 2007 IP
  5. MeetHere

    MeetHere Prominent Member

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    Why on Greenlush ?

    Creat a new directory on new domain - have much value than subdomain...
    Give a link back from your greenlush.com and thats it.
     
    MeetHere, Apr 11, 2007 IP
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    mubin Well-Known Member

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    Just make something like greenlushdirectory.com, I think that will be better than having it as a subdomain.
     
    mubin, Apr 11, 2007 IP
  7. JochenVandeVelde

    JochenVandeVelde Peon

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    #7
    I'd make a directory if I were you, and I'd also make this thread a poll :p
     
    JochenVandeVelde, Apr 11, 2007 IP
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    catyack Active Member

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    #8
    You should make it a customer list instead
     
    catyack, Apr 11, 2007 IP
  9. livingearth

    livingearth Well-Known Member

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    #9
    I can already think of several topics to discuss. I say go for it...
     
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  10. Jasonb

    Jasonb Well-Known Member

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    #10
    Regged domain name for future use


    That was my plan

    What else do we have to improve on? Give us some suggestions

    Thanks for all comments, now the thread is a poll too :)
     
    Jasonb, Apr 11, 2007 IP
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    #11
    :) Sounds a great idea to me jason , go for it m8 , but one thing i will say is this = once you get the directory started ( set up , promoted etc etc ) you should probably look into maybe getting someone else to run the day to day workings of it , then that keeps you working on your hosting business :)
     
    karl turnbull, Apr 11, 2007 IP
  12. Luke Beale

    Luke Beale Peon

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    Well you can try it and if it fails then it's not a big loss :D
     
    Luke Beale, Apr 11, 2007 IP
  13. amitpatel_3001

    amitpatel_3001 Results Follow Patience

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    #13
    I would say just pass on this idea again ;), it just gives you more crappy pages and links.
    Try to work on better services :eek: , and make greenlushdirectory.com a web dir :)
     
    amitpatel_3001, Apr 11, 2007 IP
  14. humm

    humm बहादुर बच्चा

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    #14
    Agreed.

    Moreover whatever amit said is true. Why mix hosting n directory only for "PR" ?

    Just make a new domain like told here greenlushdirectory and link back from greenlush ... promote, do linkbuilding and start of a new project. ;)

    Ps.: Book that domain asap... or someone might.. lol. :D
     
    humm, Apr 11, 2007 IP
  15. Jasonb

    Jasonb Well-Known Member

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    Some one might what? I allready got it :D Ill pm Amit about developing it with me tomorow. I'll just put links to the Greenlush affiliate program on it aswell and enable all my hosting affiliants to add banners for earning PPC and "submission commision" on the directory (That sounds so awesome! :D) but yeah Greenlushdirectory.com is brand new and will proberly take a hell of alot of SEO'ing to get to Greenlush's standards but with listings on Greenlush.com and sitewide on the forum it should be quite high.

    More comments welcomed :D
     
    Jasonb, Apr 11, 2007 IP
  16. amitpatel_3001

    amitpatel_3001 Results Follow Patience

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    It will be the best believe me :)
    I will catch you after todays sleep ;) and we can get started on it too :eek:
     
    amitpatel_3001, Apr 11, 2007 IP
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    Fastian Peon

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    #17
    Agree to this. Why to get a Subdomain when you are going to start a whole new Directory? You have to do the same promotion in both cases so better to go with a different domain.

    That looks like a cool domain name. :D
    or may be two flavors like, GreenDirectory.com or LushDirectory.com
     
    Fastian, Apr 11, 2007 IP
  18. humm

    humm बहादुर बच्चा

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    #18
    I thought ur "today's" sleep was already over or maybe your catching up yesterday's now I think.... ;)

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    Anyways, Good Luck jason with the project, all the best with it. :)
     
    humm, Apr 11, 2007 IP
  19. immortality

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    No, you should focus on your hosting and answering customers.

    If you think you can make your directory the best around why ask if you should make it?
     
    immortality, Apr 11, 2007 IP