Internet Directory Submission, Sure Way To Link Popularity

Written by Charles Hopkins

Most website owners fail to differentiate between a directory and search engine, failure to do so has resulted in failure to harnessrepparttar powers of Internet directory effectively.

Search engine usesrepparttar 119326 spiders – (an automated software program) to locate and collect data from web pages for inclusion in a search engine's database and to follow links to find new pages onrepparttar 119327 World Wide Web. While directories depends on human editors, who in most cases examine every single new listing before they are added to their directory. Most major search engines these days use links from human edited directory to measurerepparttar 119328 quality ofrepparttar 119329 site they index. That is why you should place emphasis onrepparttar 119330 type of website or directory you list to and how to do that effectively.

Below here arerepparttar 119331 steps to be followed, before you will list in most human edited Internet directories that place emphasis on building an effective directory. DMOZ, Yahoo and other new human edited directories considerrepparttar 119332 following before they consider your site for inclusion.

(1) Design or look of your website: Is your website properly designed? Most website owners do not take into consideration on how their website is designed. The look or design of your website isrepparttar 119333 most important factor for success in web marketing – its effectiveness also applies to site visitors. Website designers offer to help you create an effective website that will boost your website marketing and also enhance your site visitors experience thereby increasing sales or repeated visits. Spending money in building an effective website for Internet marketing should berepparttar 119334 first step for Internet marketing success.

(2) Follow Directories Submission Guideline(s) Carefully: Readingrepparttar 119335 instructions before submitting to directories is one ofrepparttar 119336 keys to success to listing effectively in directories. You can neglect or even bypassrepparttar 119337 instructions in most search engines since spiders can take care of your listings, while in directoriesrepparttar 119338 result isrepparttar 119339 opposite. Make it a point of duty to read twicerepparttar 119340 instructions in every directory you are listing in and follow what they need.

13 Steps to Increasing Your Link Luck

Written by Courtney Heard

Link development can be an absolute nightmare. It takes up most of a marketer’s time andrepparttar yield isn’t always what we originally hoped. Worrying about PR, one way inbound links, triangle linking, where to find quality sites to exchange with, it’s all just a huge headache. To be honest, there’s no real way to wash your hands of it, unless you have a huge budget for purchasing text links or to hire someone to do your linking for you. So here are 13 ways to increase your linking luck. They require a little bit of effort, but executed properly, these steps will only bring your site success.

1. Create a page or series of pages on which you will postrepparttar 119325 links you are reciprocating. It is important to make sure these pages are a valuable resource to anyone who actually visits them. Try to avoidrepparttar 119326 use ofrepparttar 119327 word “link” or phrase “link exchange” in your body text, title or file names. Use “resource” instead. Allow visitors to these pages to suggest additions without using link exchange language like “submit site”.

2. Keep your outgoing links relevant, but don’t be too specific. For example, - this is a real estate license school, so we would list resources for real estate, real estate training, post secondaries, trade schools, education, careers, mortgages, architecture, interior design, contractors, etc. It is important to keep your entire web site’s keyword density to a decent level and this includes not justrepparttar 119328 keywords you are targeting, but keywords that relate torepparttar 119329 theme of your site. keeping your site’s keyword density to a good level isrepparttar 119330 reason why you should only list related web sites. Dedicating a page on to baking will bring down that site’s keyword density.

3. Keep an eye on your link to text ratio. Write paragraphs for each link page explaining what types of sites visitors will find on this page, how you hope this will help your visitors and that they can suggest additions if they know of any. You can also add comments to each link you have onrepparttar 119331 site. Too many links and not enough text will tell search engines that this page is a link page and is only there for search engine optimization purposes. Search engines like real resource pages, that are there forrepparttar 119332 use of your site’s visitors.

4. Don’t worry too much about PR - search trends are beginning to show that PR is less and less important. As I’ve said in previous articles, just likerepparttar 119333 saying “no publicity is bad publicity”, no inbound link is a bad one,repparttar 119334 more links you have,repparttar 119335 more your site will be seen, plain and simple. Relevancy isrepparttar 119336 new PR. Keep your outbounds relevant and useful, regardless of PR, and you’ll do fine.

5. Submit your site to directories, including industry and geographically specific. This is a universally known tactic, but most people just do it once. You’ve got to search every once in a while to find new directories, search engines and other people’s resource pages. They pop up daily, keeping on top of it will berepparttar 119337 most beneficial thing you can do for your site.

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