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When talking about directory submission first we need to explain what they and how they are maintained. Then we can go into how these can benefit your company. These directories can be a valuable especially when combined with other services. When talking about directories you must realize that there are many different types of which cannot all be listed here so if you think that after reading this it is a service you are interested in you should contact a professional company.
Directories are lists that are maintained by humans. The results of these directory submissions are compiled by subject category that are relevant, focused, and a great source of creditable information. These are not search engines and do not display web pages on keywords. Since these are sorted by subject this is how you view them and they even break down into sub categories with in subjects. This makes it so that you can find what you are looking for by category and name and does not put emphasis on keywords so there is no need for keyword competition or keyword over loading like you will see on some websites to get them to rank higher in searches.
There are many different types of these directories submissions. First of all are paid submissions which have a fee associated for reviewing the submitted website link. Next is a reciprocal that is a link that must link back to the directory in order to be listed. Free submissions do not have a charge associated with them. One of the unique links is featured homepage links that are usually listed on the homepage of the directory. While some of these directories are very general and accept all types of links there are specific niche directories that can be valuable when looking for specific businesses.
So what are the advantages of these directory submissions? One of the criteria that search engines use is links to the site and page rank is directly related to the number of links it has. So the more links your website has the higher your page rank. The reason that they take the number of links into account when considering page rank as it works similar to a referral service and search engines use web crawlers to fins these links to adjust your page rank. Now that you know about directories, if you would like to get started Web Wise Media has a proven track record with services and would be happy to get you started. TO get in contact with them check out there contact page.
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