Paid or Free Directory Inclusion

Most business webmasters are aware of such high profile directories as the Open Directory Project (DMOZ) and the Yahoo! Directory. DMOZ is a free option, while the Yahoo! Directory offers paid inclusion for commercial sites. There are other directories that are well worth your consideration. Today, we’ll be looking at a couple of paid and free inclusion directories: Business.com and JoeAnt.
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Teoma – The Superior Search Engine?

One search engine that really caught my attention at the search engine strategies conference in Chicago was Teoma. Teoma is the search engine that powers Ask Jeeves, also known as Ask.com. Teoma has made several improvements to its engine over the past year, and has drastically increased its indexing and the quality of results generated. Teoma has a unique method of ranking sites, reffered to as “authority.”  In addition, Teoma offers a toolbar and many of the advanced search features that other search engine have.
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eMarketing – Submitting To Directories ‘Done’ – Now What?

Many know that the power of the link helps in search engine ranked positioning. A link is a vote that your website has something of value. Therefore, you have added a submission request in DMOZ.org Open Directory Project, which may take some time to actual list, but immediately thereafter, you are also in Google Directory as Google takes a direct feed from DMOZ.org.
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