Loving Local Directories Again

Loving Local Directories Again | Social Media TodayGiven the SEO fallout around web directories of the past, there’s a lot of confusion (and perhaps fear) around the use and effectiveness of local business directories. And rightfully so – they were known, once upon a time, as “link directories”, and auto-submitting your URL to hundreds of them for about the price of a bowl of poutine was pretty common.

The majority of SEOs who pushed these practices weren’t interested so much in reaching customers through the business directories themselves, but in the back-links they created. It was no surprise, then, that Google and the other search engines stopped paying attention to them or algorithmically penalized their use all together…

Loving Local Directories Again


Rick Duris is CopyRanger.

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