Submitting to the Directories
In This Chapter
Knowing why search directories are important
Submitting to the top search directories
Finding specialized directories
Locating second-tier directories
In Chapter 12, you look at getting your site into the search engines. In this chapter, you look at getting your site into the search directories. Submitting to directories can be a great way to get links.
The two major directories are important to a search strategy, although they can be rather frustrating to work with. (One of them you have to pay for, and the other, although free, is incredibly difficult to get into.) Also, you may find lots of other, smaller directories you may want to register with.
Pitting Search Directories Against Search Engines
Before you start working with directories, it’s helpful to know a few basics about what directories are — and aren’t:
Directories don’t send searchbots out onto the Web looking for sites to add (though they may send bots out to make ...