Have you ever been frustrated over having a description that appears in your DMOZ (The Open Directory) listing appear in the results pages of search engines? Well MSN has done something about it. They are recognizing a new meta tag that allows you opt out of having DMOZ data show for your listing.
Best of the Web Directory, one of the oldest directories to exist on the Internet, is offering 10% discounts of submissions for the month of May as well as the opportunity to win a new Apple 17” MacBook Pro. Read on for all the details.
It appears that Zeal, a one time contender with the Open Directory and later acquired by Looksmart in 2000 will be put to rest next Tuesday, March 28th. In my opinion this is yet another sad story of Looksmart buying what once was a great product and allowing it to die a slow death.
Directories that accept free submissions are quickly disappearing and paid ones are getting more expensive all the time. A recent forum discussion at High Rankings prompted me to revisit and update an article I authored in April last year entitled, “Directories: Love ‘em or Leave ‘em” The article remains the same for the most part – it is the list of directories and pricing that has changed a bit.