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5. Record date and category of your submission. It is good to keep a record of when you submitted and to what category you submitted your site. If your category has an editor make a note of who editor is. This information will be useful if you need to make an inquiry about status of your submission. How long does it take to get listed? I have had one site listed within two weeks of submission and I have also waited eight months for other sites
6. Don't spam Directory! Submit your site one time and be patient. Generally you are only allowed to submit to one category, though if your site is huge and has many subdivisions, you may be able to submit sections of site to different categories. It takes time for entries to be processed, especially in categories where there are many submissions. If you hastily resubmit your site, then it will end up on bottom of list of sites to be reviewed, as they are stored according to date.
7. Contact Directory through proper channels if you have questions about your submission If category where you submitted has an editor, it will be indicated at bottom of page, and you can send him or her a message. Another excellent way to make contact with editors is through their online forum locate at http://resource-zone.com/ubbthreads.php .There you can ask about status of your submission, but you must give them date and category to which you submitted your site. You can ask questions about procedures etc, but one more thing, don't argue with editors. Find out how editors of directory work and do your best to meet their conditions and you will be successful.
Donald Nelson is a web developer, editor and social worker. He has been working on the Internet since 1995 and is currently the director of A1-Optimization (www.a1-optimization.com) a firm providing affordable search engine optimization and other website promotion services. You can get his monthly newsletter "A1-Web Promotion Tips" by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org