What is Directory Submission and How Can You Do It

Directory Submission

What is Directory Submission and How Can You Do It

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Whether you are a novice blogger or running a website you must know about SEO and how to increase blog traffic. SEO is basically a technique to increase the ranking of a site in search engine results. There are mainly two techniques of SEO, On-Page SEO, and Off-Page SEO.

You must use different SEO techniques such as Guest Posting, Blog Posting, Article submission, classified Sites submission and much more to boost the ranking of your site. Directory Submission is one of the techniques of Off-Page SEO.

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So, I will tell you everything about Directory Submission and how can you do it increase the ranking of your site.

Let’s start.

What is Directory Submission?

A web directory is a directory of World Wide Web. Additionally, it is the collection of high PR websites which are arranged in different categories and subcategories. The process of submitting your website link to the web directory is called Directory Submission.

Additionally, it helps to bring high-quality backlinks for your site which increases site ranking.

So if you want to get backlinks for your site then you have to submit your website or blog in web directory in suitable category or subcategory with some details.

More you get the backlinks more you will receive the site traffic and increase site ranking. Furthers, it improves SERP ranking of your site.

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Types of Directory Submission

There are basically three types of Directory Submission which are as follows:

  1. Free Listing

In the free listing, you can add your blog in directory submission sites free of cost. Also, this is the best among all because does not like paid listing. Moreover, you will get genuine high-quality backlinks from free listing websites.

  1. Paid Listing

In paid listing, you have to pay money to web directory to submit your blog. Besides, you get instant approval in paid listing. But I will suggest you ‘don’t buy paid backlinks’ because Google does not like paid links. Moreover, you can get the penalty by Google.

  1. Reciprocal Listing

In this type of submission, you have to add the link of web directory in your site. When you add web directory in the link in your blog/site then they will also approve your blog in their directory.

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How to Submit Your Blog in Directory Submission


It is very easy to submit a blog in directory submission sites. I will tell you a simple way to do that which will increase SEO value of your blog. You just need to open notepad on your computer and write down details such as:

  • Blog/Website Title
  • Blog/Website URL
  • Website Description (Minimum 100 words)
  • Email ID
  • Site Author Name
  • RSS Feed

Now, save these details. You will need these details to add your blog in directory submission sites. Now search for High PR directory free directory submission sites list. You will get a list of many sites where you can submit your blog. Whenever you will open any link, you have to submit these details over there and submit your blog/website.

If you will have details in advance then you don’t need to enter your details manually again and again. You can just copy the detail from notepad and paste into the fields. In this way, you can submit your blog to various directory submission sites.

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Final words

I hope you get an idea about directory submission and how you can do it. Directory submission is one of the best ways to get quality backlinks and improve SEO of your site. Also, it helps you to boost traffic of your site. So, go ahead and submit your blog in directory submission sites.

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  • jagadeesh kumar
    Posted at 13:07h, 06 June Reply

    where i have to post the details i am not getting can u help me that one please.

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    Posted at 13:37h, 28 June Reply

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  • shakil sardar
    Posted at 00:59h, 15 December Reply

    this is really effective post. i like this

  • rajshekhar
    Posted at 14:25h, 27 April Reply

    nice website

  • Celebwist
    Posted at 18:23h, 28 May Reply

    Very nice work its really helpful for me

  • C Marston
    Posted at 18:45h, 12 July Reply

    Thanks, Raman for explaining me correctly about directory submission. Hope it helps me.

  • Jason
    Posted at 06:59h, 01 August Reply


    Does directory submission still useful?
    There are mixed reactions but is it depends on the directory itself of whether they are good or bad?

  • Kalpana
    Posted at 10:05h, 07 September Reply

    Thanks a lot for creating this post…This help me to understand much about directry submission..
    Keep sharing such post..

  • Amarnath
    Posted at 16:46h, 25 September Reply

    Well written article, some sites don’t fetch sites with ssl properly can you suggest a way to overcome it

  • Udit Khanna
    Posted at 12:51h, 27 December Reply

    Thanks for sharing such an informative article with us it will really help all the beginners.
    Directory Submission sites are used to get quality backlinks it is such a best and effective technique of off page Seo.

  • Nupur Mandwal
    Posted at 12:37h, 16 January Reply

    Thank you for your tips on how to submit to directories . It really help me.

  • Shivani
    Posted at 15:03h, 11 February Reply

    Very good blog, you have all this information in your blog, there is very good content, you have made very well, you have made it

  • Celebwist
    Posted at 18:15h, 03 September Reply

    Does directory submission still useful?

  • Celebwist
    Posted at 18:16h, 03 September Reply

    or google don’t consider this?

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