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Submissions dried up?

Discussion in 'Directories' started by Dave E, Apr 29, 2007.

  1. #1
    Anyone else with a paid directory seen a drop in submissions over the last week? Biz-Dir was just about paying for the advertising, last week though things have just dried up I think I have had one submission.
    SEMrush
     
    Dave E, Apr 29, 2007 IP
    SEMrush
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    xc06 Notable Member

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    #2
    people are waiting for PR udpates finished..:)
     
    xc06, Apr 29, 2007 IP
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    FOX LORE Notable Member

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    #3
    I still had my usual submission.
     
    FOX LORE, Apr 29, 2007 IP
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    dargre Peon

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    #4
    That's very true. Must wait until all ecitement with PR will finish.
     
    dargre, Apr 29, 2007 IP
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    malcolm1 Prominent Member

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    #5
    Some of us are feeling it as MOST people dont see the new PR in the toolbar or are still looking to see who got what PR... dont sweat it ;)
    Give it another week or so and things will be back to normal...

    PS congrats on your Directory PR :D

    thx
    malcolm
     
    malcolm1, Apr 29, 2007 IP
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    britishguy Prominent Member

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    #6
    Business as usual still steady but not many directory related mostly general topic business sites
     
    britishguy, Apr 29, 2007 IP
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    #7
    I think Matt Cutts' blog about reporting paid link sites may have had an impact, as well. People think G is targeting paid links of any type.
     
    TechEvangelist, Apr 29, 2007 IP
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    malcolm1 Prominent Member

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    #8
    Well those who are smarter then the average bear :eek: lol fixed thier submit pages
    will tell you that as soon as matt said that...
    he also mentioned a REVIEW which is what you get with most paid directories.... :)

    His main focus was about chasing the really high PRs 8-9-10s to influence the outcome of a sites PR..
    atleast thats what i understood of the scenerio

    thx
    malcolm
     
    malcolm1, Apr 29, 2007 IP
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  9. Dave E

    Dave E Well-Known Member

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    #9
    I know there is alot of confusion with people thinking that paying for a directory review is paying for a link, different ball game all together, I think directory links may have even been devalued for SEO purposes, either that or a new filter has been put in place that means the links have to age x amount of months, can't quite put my finger on it, what I have been seeing in Google's SERP's is that the sites who have actually gone out and bought text link ads are doing fine and those relying on directories have dropped, either that or mad aging filter has been put in place.
     
    Dave E, Apr 29, 2007 IP
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    jl255 Well-Known Member

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    #10
    business as usual for me too.... infact seeing a small rise in featured link submissions actually. It's prob a normal fluctuation of this industry? See if it continues through this week.

    techevangelist may have a point although there has been more than enough outcry against that article
     
    jl255, Apr 29, 2007 IP
  11. malcolm1

    malcolm1 Prominent Member

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    #11
    what the hell is that?
    if you cant make a sentence id hate
    to see a directory from you :eek:
     
    malcolm1, Apr 29, 2007 IP
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    nONEq Active Member

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    #12
    My submissions has increased in the last week. I don't know what it is related to.
     
    nONEq, Apr 30, 2007 IP
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    #13
    My submissions seem to be flowing normally, but as always some days high then some days lower.. :)
     
    terryuk, Apr 30, 2007 IP
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    #14
    I think --it relates directly with US clients not seeing new PR on the toolbar. Today I had an issue with some one on V7N --who was accusing me of facking my PR:mad: Because whatever we say --most clients are from the land of Uncle Sam:p

    I think US friends could confirm if they can see the export on toolbars. I am in India and getting the new PR on my toolabar from 28th onwards.
     
    jhnrang, Apr 30, 2007 IP
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    jl255 Well-Known Member

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    #15
    tell them to stop being naive and start using more reliable tools for checking PR :p
     
    jl255, May 1, 2007 IP
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    Dave E Well-Known Member

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    Pleased to report that things seem to be picking up again now :)
     
    Dave E, May 1, 2007 IP
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    shortd81 Banned

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    #17
    Actually my submissions have picked up some, and I think it might be time to get out their and promote here soon.
     
    shortd81, May 1, 2007 IP
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    #18
    I'm in the US, and the toolbars updated yesterday afternoon
     
    jmort732, May 1, 2007 IP
  19. malcolm1

    malcolm1 Prominent Member

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    #19
    yes the fastest ive ever seen all the databases correctly configured in such a short time.
    seems they finally got that part right :D .... or do they :eek:

    thx
    malcolm
     
    malcolm1, May 2, 2007 IP
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    bested Active Member

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    #20
    There's probably just to many free ones turning up around here :)
     
    bested, May 2, 2007 IP