Directory Submission Sites– Howdy, you want to create backlinks for your site to rank it faster on search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo. So, directory submission is a good option for this. Directory Submission will provide you high-quality backlinks. So, Let’s have a look at top directories where you can submit your website and on other aspects.
What is a Directory Submission?
Directory submission is the process of submitting your websites to directory sites which classifies information and adds your link to the relevant category. It can be either Web directory, Link directory.
RSS Directories are also available but it is a collection of RSS feed of sites, instead of links to websites.
Directory submission is widely practiced in On-Page SEO techniques because it is very effective to get a good page rank and good position in the SERPs.
However, due to continuous spamming by webmasters, and selling of links by directories, this method is not as effective as it used to be.
Note: The only indication which tells you that your link is sold is – you will get a lot of spam comments on your site.
However, if you do it in the right way, it can still be a valuable source of good links to your websites.
Directory Submission Terminologies
Directory Submission Sites have various features in their listings, often depending on payments inclusion cost.
Free Submission – There is no charge for the review and listing of the site. As a beginner, this listing is suitable for you. But you should also know it might take more than a month to appear your link in Semrush or Ahref tools as a backlink.
Paid Submission – A one-time or recurring fee is charged for reviewing/listing the submitted link. It is very effective now. If you can spend then you can go for paid submissions also.
Featured listing – The links are
No follow – There is a rel=”nofollow” attribute associated with the link, meaning search engines will give no weight to the link. It is what we call no -follow links?
Read Also – Difference between do-follow and no-follow links
Bid for the position – The more you pay the more upfront you will be. Websites are placed on the basis of position bids.
Affiliate links – Where the directory earns commission for referred customers from the listed websites
Reciprocal link – A link back to the directory must be added somewhere on the submitted site in order to get listed in the directory. The popularity of this listing is now becoming very less due to changes in SEO algorithms. Now link exchange are not a good idea to go with.
No Reciprocal link – A web directory where you will submit your links for free and no need to add a link back to your website. This is a better option you can go with. if you want backlinks from directories.
How to submit Website or links to directories?
Now, we know what blog directories are and how directory submission can help us in blogging? So, here are some simple steps to get your site submitted to various blog directories and make backlinks.
Before heading to submit your links to directories. Here is some pre-submission work which you can do. Actually, this process will you to submit your website links hassle-free to directories.
Create a text file in a text editor like notepad and save the following there.
- Blog URLs,
- Your blog’s RSS feed URL if needed (Mostly need for RSS feed Submission),
- Your social profile links.
- And a brief excerpt describing your site (some directories need this. like title, description)
1. Find some awesome and huge lists of blog directories. Lists are given Below in this article.
2. Choose the blog directories based on your choices, like a number of blogs associated, PR of the site (if you are solely considering backlinks), Alexa rank, domain authority, no. of indexed pages in Google etc.
3. Suppose you choose a directory named abc.com
4. Choose a relevant category and subcategories for your submission.
5. Fill out the details like – Name, Email, Website Title, Website/link description and more if available
6. Choose free Directory Submission without Reciprocal Links and Click on Submit.
Directory Submission Sites List 2019
Here is the list of Directories where you can easily submit your website and links.
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