Directories

Ditch the ODP title

Filed in Bing, Directories, Google, Yahoo by Matt McGee on July 13, 2006 2 Comments
Ditch the ODP title

This is great news: One of potentials drawbacks of having directories such as DMOZ or Yahoo list your site is that search engines might take your directory listing information and use it in the SERPs instead of the actual [TITLE] element and meta “Description” on your page. As I describe on the Directories page, Google [...]

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Updated Directories page

Filed in Directories, Site News by Matt McGee on July 6, 2006 0 Comments
Updated Directories page

Thanks to a good Threadwatch discussion today about how Business.com is using (mis-using?) the “nofollow” tag, I’ve updated the Directories page here on SBS. The entire 2nd section, Why Submit to Directories is new and includes discussion of the “nofollow” usage by directories, and how it might impact a small business’s decision whether to pay [...]

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Directory links – be careful

Filed in Directories, Link Building by Matt McGee on April 28, 2006 0 Comments
Directory links – be careful

If you’ve read my Directories page, you know I’m counted in the links from trusted directories are still an important part of SEM camp. Dan Thies (of SEO Research Labs) adds some more tips on finding trusted directories — namely, by looking for any paid links the directory may be selling, and how those links [...]

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