Its a bit cheeky. I don't know how far directories will help you. Infact directories are becoming obsolete now a days. I submitted to about 300 free directories but its difficult to get results back. Free directories take a long time ( 3 to 6 months) to display your link. Its not guaranteed that they would take your link for granted. Also, its very time consuming and sometimes not worth your time. You can go for free advertising through channels such as Google product search, Revieiws, Social bookmarking......Why not try other methods of optimization rather than submitting to link directories?
These are just my views. please feel free to criticize. I will be happy to accept it. However, i agree with all other points. A very nice and great post.
These are great points. I am particularly interested in #7 (submitting my site to directories) but I have been reticent about it because I am not sure which directories are good ones to submit to and which are not. Are you aware of any lists of 'good' directories to submit to for Search Engine Optimization?
I am not convinced to submit my site to directories. But i know where you can find it. Have a look here for some free directories. It also contain list of paid and free directory submissions. Honestly i dont know how can i differentiate between good and bad directories but if you really wana submit in directores, make sure you submit it to right category and if there is no right category then suggest a new category in that directory before posting.
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I know this thread is a little old. But, I would not suggest submitting yourself to many of the free directories out there. A lot of them can actually hurt your PR and SERP(search engine results page) rankings because they are not trusted in the eyes of search engines like Google. As for the meta description it does hold less weight than it used top but it's still a necessary part of SEO.