Adding your website to a link directory is a simple yet efficient approach to increase traffic to your site. The actual listing procedure will only take a few minutes of your time, but the benefits will last a lifetime.
1st step For your website, get a domain name. Listings from websites with paid domains are preferred, if not required, by link directories. Consider a domain name that is unique yet simple to remember, or if that isn’t possible, something that is directly tied to the topic of your website.
Step 2: Ensure that your website’s content is keyword-rich and tailored for search engine indexing. This will make it easy for link directories to assess your listing, especially those that use computer editing.
3rd step Select the link directories to which you want to send your entries. Many websites include both free and paid listing options. You may have to wait a specific period of time for your website to be included with free listings. You may also be required to link back to the directory, and your website’s description may include a?nofollow? tag. This tag usually means that the link hasn’t been completely vetted or authorized by the link directory, and that readers are free to click on it at their own discretion. There may also be a restriction to the number of categories in which your listings can be placed.
Paid listings, on the other hand, will not have any of the drawbacks of free listings, and they may be listed more prominently in link directories. They may also be provided a wider range of ad alternatives to choose from when it comes to displaying their links.
Step 4 If you’re submitting your website to many link directories, it’s best to provide a consistent set of information so that search engines can correctly index it. A link directory will often request the title, URL, description, and category of your website.
Step 5: Carefully choose the category and subcategories for your listings. Your listings will not be visible to your target market if you make the wrong selections.
6th step Understand the terms and conditions of the link directories to which you’re submitting. If you submit mirror sites, which are websites with distinct URLs but duplicate content, most, if not all, link directories will immediately remove your websites from their listings. Some websites may not allow you to submit multiple listings for the same website. Others will not accept websites that are?under construction,? URLs that are not the website’s main or front page, contain particular unwanted material, or do not follow the specified submission structure.
Step 7 Think about the benefits and drawbacks of submitting to link directories that utilize human editing vs those that don’t. Although computer-edited link directories may struggle to index highly specialized websites, human editing isn’t without flaws. Your decision will mostly be based on the type of website you have and which of the two is more likely to appropriately identify it.
8th step Check your website’s description a few times. Pay your fees on time, then wait patiently for your listing to be assessed and approved. Keep an eye on the outcome.
Visit http://www.thebarkingvideos.com/ and watch the video How to Submit Your Listing to a Link Directory for additional information on submitting listings to link directories.
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