Directory submission still works? Any real experiences?

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After the penguin update, many SEO experts consider directory submission as a bad SEO technique. After reading so many posts regarding this I stopped directory submission work. Not sure if this tactic really hurts SEO. Can anyone please share direct experience with recent directory submission technique? Is your website penalized because of directory submission? Any real document, screenshot, images, videos, or emails are much appreciated. Thanks!


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Re: Directory submission still works? Any real experiences?
« Reply #1 on: 02-23-2015, 00:57:15 »
Directory submissions are expired techniques to build backlinks and generate traffic for your website. But still there are quality directory submissions where your business benefits to build traffic from relevant sources.

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Re: Directory submission still works? Any real experiences?
« Reply #2 on: 04-17-2015, 04:11:28 »
You shouldn't stop submitting your sites to directories, just forget about the low quality ones.
You will still benefit from the good ones, especially in terms of local SEO.

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Re: Directory submission still works? Any real experiences?
« Reply #3 on: 04-29-2015, 06:33:36 »
Directory submission is Good for Brand Building exercise.
Use unique description for when you do directory submission. 

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Re: Directory submission still works? Any real experiences?
« Reply #4 on: 05-08-2015, 09:59:14 »
Directory submission still working to increase backlink but keep few things in mind before submission:

1. Submit website only in High PR Directory.
2. Analyze directory website content and link to avoid spam.
3. Submit website in relevant directories only.
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Re: Directory submission still works? Any real experiences?
« Reply #5 on: 05-20-2015, 03:11:20 »
Directory submissions have value still.

Dmoz.org is highly regarded as a good directory to get listed.

Focus on niche / industry relevant directories where possible. Relevance of inks is key.

Paid directories have less "spam" and therefore a few paid directories can give the benefit of 10's of low quality free ones. Many are very low cost eg. £10 per year.

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Re: Directory submission still works? Any real experiences?
« Reply #6 on: 08-30-2015, 17:28:44 »
It is not something I would spend any time on personally, but I know a lot of people still do a small amount of directory submissions - but they have to be high quality - not just spam directories.

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Re: Directory submission still works? Any real experiences?
« Reply #7 on: 12-15-2015, 22:39:09 »
Hi,
Well, most of the directory ask for the reciprocal links or paid quite review for the submission. I strongly believe if you really want, then look for the good authority directory submission sites that will avoid above two things.

thanks

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Re: Directory submission still works? Any real experiences?
« Reply #8 on: 12-23-2015, 23:13:45 »
Well!! Directory submissions to quality sites still works. Do check the PR and ranking of the site before making any submission.


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Re: Directory submission still works? Any real experiences?
« Reply #9 on: 01-12-2016, 04:00:11 »
If you are submitting your website on high domain authority directory sites then is worthy to do directory submission, otherwise please don't do it.

 

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