Use Internet directories to get
Internet directories are often overlooked by webmasters because
many of them deliver only little traffic. However, link directories
offer many benefits to webmasters that are interested in getting
Of course, one benefit of an Internet directory listing is
that you'll get visitors directly from the directory. Another
benefit is that a listing in an Internet directory also means
that you get a link from a related web page.
Internet are good for your link popularitydirectory
A listing in an Internet directory means a permanent text
link to your web site. Search engines will find your web
site through these links so that your web site is more often
In addition, the more incoming links you have, the better
your link popularity number. As you know, links from related
pages increase the ranking of your web site on search engines
and consequently they also increase number of visitors you
That's not the only way in which Internet directories can
help you to increase the link popularity of your site.
Internet directories also help you to find topic
related link partners
Internet directories are the ideal place to find potential
link partners. For example, DMOZ.org has a detailed classification
system with categories and sub-categories that allows you
to quickly find web sites that are related to yours.
All of the listed sites that are in the same category as
your site in an Internet directory are theme and topic related
to yours. Special interest directories often contain even
better potential link partners.
Go to the category in which your own web site fits and
you'll find many sites that are related to yours.
How to quickly find all important Internet directories
A list of all important Internet directories can be found
Download the free demo version and click the "Supported
Search Engines" button in the main window.
IBP also allows you to quickly
submit your web site to Internet directories by filling
out most of the forms for you. IBP helps you to submit your
web site to search engines, Internet directories and even
special interest sites.
How to quickly manage all sites from a directory
Of course, you can manually search for links partners within
an Internet directory, contact these web sites and keep
track of the sites you've already contacted.
If you use a tool like ARELIS,
the link exchange campaign will be managed much easier.
ARELIS allows you to quickly import all links of an Internet
directory category, it allows you to contact the web site
owners, it keeps track of the web sites you've already contacted,
it allows you to quickly create a links page with the newly
imported links and more.
To import a directory page in ARELIS, select "Import
Manager..." from the Project menu. The Import Manager
window opens. Now select the option "Import links from
Internet directories are much more than they seem at first
look. They help you to get more visitors through the direct
link and they also help you to increase the link popularity
of your web site.
In addition, they help you to find topic and theme related
link partners. Don't overlook Internet directories when you
promote your web site.