Directories

Manta: More Than a Million Claimed Business Listings

Filed in Directories, Local Search by Matt McGee on February 10, 2012 3 Comments
Manta: More Than a Million Claimed Business Listings

I’ve been meaning to write something about Manta’s local business directory for a little while now, primarily because I see it showing up more and more in local “place / category” search results. (They have some sharp SEOs from what I understand…) And now it appears I don’t need to write something, because Greg Sterling [...]

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Hey Dentists: You’re On Avvo

Filed in Directories, Local Search by Matt McGee on January 25, 2012 1 Comment
Hey Dentists: You’re On Avvo

From lawyers to doctors and now … dentists. Avvo has announced that it’s building out a dentists’ directory in the U.S. to complement its existing lawyer and doctor directories. But it sounds like this is still a work in progress. Avvo says dentists from all over the country are available to take part in the [...]

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WordPress, Technorati and … Where’d All The Blog Directories Go?

Filed in Blogging, Directories by Matt McGee on January 5, 2012 17 Comments
WordPress, Technorati and … Where’d All The Blog Directories Go?

Where’d all the good blog directories go? I came to wonder about that via a somewhat winding path, so follow along with me if you would, please. A couple nights ago, I was installing a new self-hosted WordPress blog. One of the many settings you’re asked to configure involves search engine (and web) spiders and [...]

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Very Interesting: Avvo Shifts Focus to Q&A

Filed in Directories, Featured, Social Media by Matt McGee on September 20, 2011 4 Comments
Very Interesting: Avvo Shifts Focus to Q&A

Not two hours ago, I was on the phone doing an SEO consultation call with a doctor to whom I suggested checking out Avvo as a good industry-based place to be listed/seen. Avvo has long been considered a trusted industry directory site for lawyers and it recently expanded to include doctors, too. Now, it’s changing [...]

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GroupThink: Is It Too Late to Save DMOZ?

Filed in Directories by Matt McGee on October 6, 2008 10 Comments
GroupThink: Is It Too Late to Save DMOZ?

GroupThink is where I turn the blog post over to you. DMOZ, AKA the Open Directory Project, has long been thought to be dead by most of the SEO community. “Submit and forget about it” is the common advice we’ve been giving out for a couple years now; obsessing over getting that trusted directory link [...]

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8 Directory Submission Red Flags

Filed in Directories, MY BEST POSTS by Matt McGee on September 9, 2008 19 Comments
8 Directory Submission Red Flags

I’ve been living in directory submission land lately, looking for quality directories where I can submit my wife’s and my four local blogs, which are new and in need of some basic links. It’s been a while since I’ve gone out on the hunt for links from quality directories, and the experience these past few [...]

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