Many newbies have heard how SEO can help their site to rank better and drive targeted traffic. There are several methods which you can implement to check whether a site is an authority size. High page rank indicates that the page has great importance to the public. Getting a backlink from a high page rank site will increase your search engine ranking.
If your site is new, it can be difficult to get high page rank site to link to you. This is because no one wants to link to a new website that has pagerank 0.
Despite that, you can still obtain backlinks from website directories. Before search engine emerged, visitors find information by visiting the web directories. Nowadays, people use search engines to search for the information. There are many large directories that is well received in the public.
Dmoz is the most popular web directories on the internet. Dmoz is maintained by a group of volunteers. The volunteers are responsible for reviewing the site and listing them in the Dmoz directory. Since they are not paid, they are not restricted to review the site within a specified time frame. However, they will review their sites in their free time. Due to this fact, it can take a long time for site to get listed in Dmoz. If you want to increase your chance of getting a listing in Dmoz, make sure you read the submission guidelines. If you did not follow the submission guideline, your site will automatically be declined by the editor.
Dmoz has a high page rank because Google have trust in the review of the editor. Google believes that the websites listed on Dmoz are useful and informational. Therefore, site listed in Dmoz will be given priority in most cases.
Dmoz has a neat navigation. There are thousands of categories for every type of websites. When submitting to Dmoz, make sure you navigate to a relevant category. If you submit to the wrong category, the editor have to move it to the closest category. It takes a lot of time to find a category that is close to the topic of your site. If the editor have no time, your site will be left in the queue for a long time. Sometimes, the editor will just delete the site because he don’t want to waste time finding a suitable category.
After your listing is approved, it will take 2 weeks for the search engine to crawl your site and include it in the database. Your site will rank better than before. If your site used to be at nowhere in the search result, it will now appear in the front page of the search result.
You can submit your site here. Do let us know if your blog is a part of DMOZ or not?
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