Ten Places You Must Submit Your Site

Written by Jim Daniels

(Seven still-free listings and three worth paying for.)

This tutorial will not promise you a top search engine position. It will also not reveal how to get your site into thousands of search engines.

Instead, you will discoverrepparttar exact locations where you can submit your website for free andrepparttar 128065 few "paid submissions" that are actually worthrepparttar 128066 price.

Yes, there ARE still places where you can submit your website for free. There are actually seven extremely busy search engines that have not (not yet anyway) migrated to requiring payment for listings.

Here's a listing of these engines along withrepparttar 128067 URLs where you can add your site(s) for free:

1. Lycos Add URL: http://home.lycos.com/addasite.html

2. Google Add URL: http://www.google.com/addurl.html

3. HotBot Add URL: http://hotbot.lycos.com/addurl.asp

4. Northern Light Add URL: http://www.northernlight.com/docs/regurl_help.html

5. DMOZ - The Open Directory Project Add URL: http://dmoz.org/add.html

6. Direct Hit - An Ask Jeeves Service Add URL: http://www.directhit.com/util/addurl.html

7. Fast - (Formerly "Allrepparttar 128068 Web") http://www.alltheweb.com/add_url.php3

Those seven search engines above have been responsible for sending literally thousands of visitors to my website overrepparttar 128069 past year. And they will send thousands more. And perhapsrepparttar 128070 best part is that I didn't have to pay them a dime.

But that's not to say that paying for a listing in a search engine is a bad thing. Sure, lots of "purists" have been bashingrepparttar 128071 search engines' move to charging for listings. But let's face it, they are in business to make money too. And advertising revenue is not what it used to be for many of these companies. Their CPM (cost per 1000 banner impressions) rate has dropped significantly and they need other revenue sources. So why not charge businesses for a listing?

How to Get 100,000 Visitors or More from Yahoo

Written by Johannes Garrido

How would you like to reaprepparttar benefits of getting listed inrepparttar 128064 largest and most popular searchable directory onrepparttar 128065 net?

At last count, Yahoo receives over 180 million visitors a month.

Can you imaginerepparttar 128066 kind of traffic you'll receive by getting just a small percentage of Yahoo's traffic?

For many, getting listed in Yahoo is like winningrepparttar 128067 lottery: millions enter, but only a few are accepted.

However, by followingrepparttar 128068 7 simple steps listed below you'll be able to :

o jump pastrepparttar 128069 millions of websites vying for a listing o get your site listed o receive more targeted visitors o and ultimately earn more money.

Here's how to get your site listed in Yahoo:

1. Focus on a GOOD Keyword

Understanding which keywords people are actively searching can meanrepparttar 128070 difference between your site getting 50 visitors a day or 1000 visitors a day. So, you'll need to target keywords that people are actively searching for to get any meaningful source of traffic.

Here are 3 ways to Discover Popular Keywords:

o Wordspot - http://www.wordspot.com o Goto Search Term Suggestion Tool http://inventory.go2.com/inventory/Search_Suggestion.jhtml o Good Keywords - http://www.goodkeywords.com

2. Set Up an New Domain

It's a good idea to create an entirely new domain using repparttar 128071 Keyword you came up with in Step 1.

Sure, it may involve an upfront cost:

o $15 / year for a domain name + year worth of hosting (Find this Amazing price at http://www.doteasy.com) o $199 for an Express Submission. o Total Cost = $214 dollars

However, just imagine how many visitors you can bring with a Yahoo listing. For instance, let's say you can bring 500 visitors a day (a conservative estimate). This comes out to about 182,500 visitors in a year.

A total cost of $214.40 for 182,500 adds up to less than 1/10 a penny a visitor. Plus, if you submit this new site torepparttar 128072 various search engines, you will gain even more visitors. You won't find a better bargain out there.

3. Create Unique Content

Setting up a new domain is not enough for getting into Yahoo. To get into Yahoo, you'll need to present unique content forrepparttar 128073 Yahoo editors. Remember, each site that's submitted to Yahoo is reviewed by live humans.

So how do you create unique content forrepparttar 128074 Yahoo reviewers?

One way to do this is to find gaps in Yahoo's listings, and providerepparttar 128075 information to fill in those gaps.

Simply search Yahoo's category listing inrepparttar 128076 subject area you plan on submitting to and finding an area that is lacking content. Then, your job is to simply create repparttar 128077 content to fill inrepparttar 128078 gaps for them.

Don't worry, you don't have to create a massive 500 pg. website. 7-10 pages of unique content (including links to other sources) should be more than adequate to get you listed.

4. Title of Your Site Should Be On Your Actual Website.

In most cases,repparttar 128079 yahoo reviewers will use your company name asrepparttar 128080 title of your listing. So if you haverepparttar 128081 ability to do so, you might want to consider this in choosing your business name. When deciding on your business name, be sure to include your most important keyword (Step 1 above) in it.

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