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Is DMOZ still 'active'?

I understand that having a listing in DMOZ isn't necessarily a 'good' backlink to have due to the 'weight' of links from fully categorized listings, but I was wondering if anyone could give any solid ...
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3answers
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Should I bother with a Business.com Listing?

I keep getting promotion codes from business.com stating that I can get a listing at $100 discount. However, that's still $199 and I'm not clear about the benefit. I would understand if I was paying ...
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2answers
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Failure retrieving contents of directory

Currently I have a couple of websites. My problem is that if I login on 1 specific domain with any of my programs (using notepadd++, FileZilla and Netbeans) the program stops at the content listing. ...
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2answers
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Duplicate content for geographic listings?

Our company provides listings (in the manner of a directory) for companies by geographic location (country, state, city, etc.). It's a great user experience to be able to click on each link below to ...
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1answer
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Should image directories be indexable or not, for SEO?

By default, I have directory indexing turned off via apache, to limit oracle attacks to find php scripts. Should I turn directory indexing on for /images/ folders, to make all the images on the site ...
3
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1answer
114 views

Duplicate content concerns for directory listings?

I run a local business directory site with client profile pages structured geographically. I also have a media network to share our listings across other directory sites. Does having our client page ...
2
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1answer
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Force directory listing even if index.html is present

I have some files in my /www/ directory. Is it true that by simply putting an index.html into that directory, the rest of the files are now "protected from public"? Could an outside hacker still force ...
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2answers
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Do paid directories help with ranking and exposure? [closed]

Some companies offer to register one's websites in their directories against a fee. They filter for quality and make sure you site is indexed properly in their pages. Has anyone tried these ...
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2answers
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Is site directory with “dofollow” links still effective?

I am planning to create site directory, but I learned that Google consider site directories as low quality. They emphasized that without any editorial effort to maintain a web directory and without ...
2
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1answer
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Allow directory listing for subdirectories only

I am using webspace hosted on IIS 7.5 (according to phpinfo() ). Currently, I am enabling directory listings for a directory and all its subdirectories by placing a web.config like <location ...
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2answers
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Is it possible to force a directory index to display even if an index file exists?

On my Apache server I need to display a directory index of a given folder even if it already contains an index file that has been defined in DirectoryIndex. In this case an index.html file exists, but ...
2
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1answer
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Will Signing up for Yahoo Directory Significantly Improve SERP for a Flex Site? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SEO: What are SEO benefits of submitting to Yahoo Directory? Is Yahoo Directory worth the $299? Will it generate any traffic? I've got a Flex 3 site, so unfortunately, ...
2
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1answer
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Apache - directory browsing gives 404

With no .htaccess files and Options FollowSymLinks MultiViews Indexes followed by AllowOverride None in the vhost configuration, I'm getting 404 responses from directory listings. Are there some ...
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1answer
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FTP: Cannot change permission or write to 1 directory via FTP client, but all others are OK

I have a site with loads of directories. They all work fine but one. I can read from this directory but I cannot delete files from within it or upload files to it. I cannot change its permissions ...
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4answers
308 views

Universal Business Listing

For SEO purposes, would it make sense to register with Universal Business Listing and buy a package from them? Or it's just going to be a waste of money?
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1answer
66 views

Will dofollow backlinks in a syndicated article improve backlinked pages' rankings?

Do dofollow backlinks from duplicate articles across different sites improve site rankings? I guess Google etc may like to discount completely the duplicate articles and backlinks in it. Shouldn't ...
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1answer
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Are paid salon listings worthwihile?

Are paid salon listings worthwhile (for seo)?
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1answer
95 views

Directories with web site submission

I am not SEO field person and pure java/j2ee based person so while reading i came to know that we need to submit website to some well known Directories over internet, not sure how much truth in this. ...
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1answer
90 views

What is the key to getting your site accepted by the Open Directory Project?

I have tried several times over the past year to submit my site to the open directory project http://www.dmoz.org/. Every time I check back a few months later and the site hasn't been added. Is ...
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2answers
560 views

Submitting new site to directories - will Google penalize?

I just started a new site with a forum to discuss stocks. I've already submitted my site to DMOZ. To help promote my site and to help people who are looking for stock discussion forums to find it, ...
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Crawling web to build a directory of a niche industry for SEO

I heard that some web sites crawl web to build a directory of companies in a niche domain. So, when people search for the name of the company they find that directory page. I wonder if this is ...
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How long does it take to be approved to the Dmoz directory? [duplicate]

In directories Dmoz has special preference for directory listing. I had submitted 60 days back in dmoz still it not displaying my site, what is the problem with my site or still I have to wait?
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1answer
114 views

How do these SERPs display directory information in rich-snippet without sitelinks? (two example screenshots)

Here are two examples of directory sites which have rich-snippets. How do these sites display directory information (local business contact info) in the SERP listing without using site-links? In ...
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2answers
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No pagerank on sites-listing pages in Directories

I started researching directories to add my website and noticed a pattern - in every directory the page with links to websites has no Pagerank, while a page one level above can have quite high ...
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I've created a SaaS website directory, how can I improve it? [closed]

I'm looking for general feedback on my website www.saaslounge.com. I'm not sure if this is the correct place to post such a request so apologies in advance. I've spent a few days putting together a ...