The Dos and Don’ts of Business Directories & SEO

Small Business CEO

You’ve heard it before – listing your small business or professional profile in online business directories is great for SEO. Here are the Dos and Don’ts of business directories and how you can effectively use them to boost your SEO.

2017 12

Should You List Your Business With Specialized Directory Services?

Productive & Organized

  One of the ways that you can do this is by being listed in directories.    Reader Question: " I am reviewing my expenses for the year and I was just wondering what you thought of getting on-line leads from specialized directories like XXXXX?

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Trending Sources

Want instant access to a one-stop online business management resource directory?

Office Organization Success

The Office Organization Success Cafe is just what you need! It’s the ultimate online resource for creating a more streamlined, automated, and systemized online solo service business. Once you become a member you’ll be able to: Have immediate access to an online library of content-rich articles focused on running an online solo service business. Network with colleagues with similar interests. Find new clients. Get advice or brainstorm a problem. Be social and make new connections.

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Submitting Websites to Local Web Directories

Andrea Kalli

Submitting Websites to Local Web Directories. . For decades, business entities as well as regular consumers have depended on yellow pages and other local telephone directories to find suppliers for whatever it is they need. On the World Wide Web, local web directories leverage on that behavior. Such directories exist as online counterparts to yellow pages as listings are organized in a similar manner. Submitting Websites to Local Web Directories.

Submitting Your Site to Industry-Specific Web Directories

Andrea Kalli

Submitting Your Site to Industry-Specific Web Directories. . Web directories have grown significantly less popular among internet users due to the rise of powerful search engines. This is especially true now that there are industry-specific web directories that are more targeted and niche-specific. Internet surfers who use web directories often do so to find websites that fall within specific categories, and not just include certain keywords.

London & Barcelona Have More Than 100 Coworking Spaces

Small Business Labs

The map of London below is from the directory site Coworking London. The European Coworking Conference site's article The Number of Coworking Spaces Exceeds a Hundred in Some Cities i s fascinating. Regular readers know we follow and do forecasts on the coworking industry.

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AZVAs Podcast 3: Prepping to Attend Industry Events

Loosely Speaking

You can also find AZVAs the Podcast on iTunes in the podcast directory.

How To Set Up an Efficient Content Marketing System

Office Organization Success

Many years ago when I first started using my articles to market my business, it was simply a case of writing an article and submitting it to the various online article directories. Content marketing is the *hot* new online marketing strategy!

2016 40

Top 5 Tips for Finding Investors

The Small Business Blog

Go to your local library – they often have directories that list venture capital sources. E-Mail me or follow me. Build your own network! Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Benefits of Online Software for Small Business.

Looking for Fresh Content for your Internet or Social Media Marketing Virtual Assistant Business?

Andrea Kalli

Once I started adding quality articles with relevant and fresh content related to my business on my blog, in article directories, and on social sites I began to see a substantial increase in new business. New Articles for this October 2010 Offering. Let me share something very powerful with you.

Looking for Fresh Content for your Internet or Social Media Marketing Virtual Assistant Business?

Andrea Kalli

Once I started adding quality articles with relevant and fresh content related to my business on my blog, in article directories, and on social sites I began to see a substantial increase in new business. New Articles for this October 2010 Offering. Let me share something very powerful with you.

Best (and Worst) Online Marketing Techniques For Small Businesses

The Solopreneur Life

Online directories. The more expensive directory did not lead to more leads, so don’t sign up for the most expensive thinking it’s the best.” W hat works and what doesn’t when promoting your small business online? A Westerville, Ohio-based marketing company named Triad decided to find out. Triad’s 2012 case study follows a start-up summer camp through its first year of business.

Speakers/Coaches: 14 Sites to Find More Speaking Gigs

Productive & Organized

Teleseminar and Webinar Calendars and Directories. The other day I shared 8 ways to get more speaking gigs.    In that post I promised that I'd go into more detail about where to look to identify event producers/hosts and offer to speak.

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Top 5 Strategies to Get Your Office Schedule Back on Track!

Office Organization Success

Update your directory listings; get entered on new industry directories; check backlinks — set up a spreadsheet to keep track of all of this. Getting back into the swings of things after a break is always challenging!

2016 39

4 Free Business Productivity Apps To Help You Grow Your Small Business

Dumb Little Man

MailChimp has a huge directory of integration. Managing a business is easier said than done. When you run your own business, you need to give it all your time and attention. It’s a job that is both demanding and fulfilling.

2016 55

Awesome Resource I'm Using to Write More on My Blog

Productive & Organized

We've found one another because you have the option of listing yourself in a blogger directory. Recently, I shared some of my favorite tips on how to eliminate writer's block in my post: Writer's Block Stinks ! 

2012 39

Is Your WordPress Website Secretly Harboring Malware?

Tips From T. Marie

Second, once in, they had deposited php files in old image directories where most WordPress website owners were unlikely to notice them. It left me wondering how many WordPress websites were harboring the same type of malware, hiding away in old image directories.

2014 23

7 Steps to Becoming a Freelance Writer

Daily Writing Tips

Create a short directory of publications or publishers to target. Go to your publisher directory, look up the URL for publication Web sites, and search for submission guidelines. Wait a few months before circling back around to those that turned you down previously, but never delete them from your directory.)

2011 23

Top 5 Automation Tools for Your Online Solo Service Business

Office Organization Success

Submit Your Article – this service is an article submission service (notice I said ‘service’ not ‘software’) that submits your articles to hundreds of different article directories and ezine publishers on your behalf. You can record your podcast episode directly into your podcast, and they will share and syndicate it with the top podcast directories – even iTunes – immediately it’s published!

2009 43

Top 5 Strategies to Get Your Office Schedule Back on Track!

Office Organization Success

Update your directory listings; get entered on new industry directories; check backlinks — set up a spreadsheet to keep track of all of this. After the long, lazy, summer you may have let your office schedule slip — follow these great tips and get YOUR office schedule back on track! Clear out your desk and files. Make way for those exciting new projects that have been put on the backburner over the summer.

2009 40

MailChimp Expert

Denise Aday

I don’t know what took me so long to apply, but now you can also find me listed in the MailChimp Experts directory.

7 Great Online Research Resources for Writers

Daily Writing Tips

Unlike the other reference centers on this list, the IPL is a portal to other Web sites, brimming with directories of links in topics like Arts & Humanities. You can easily get lost in its Daily Diversions directory, which includes links not only to humor, games, and trivia sites but also to more respectable resources like DailyWritingTips.com (whoo!). Doing research to strengthen a current story or article, or to get ideas for a new one?

2011 29

AZVAs the Podcast: Transitioning from employment to self-employment

Loosely Speaking

iPod users can find the episode in the podcast directory at the iTunes Store. iPod users can find the episode in the podcast directory at the iTunes Store. Season 2/Episode 11 Program Notes.

2011 46

Looking for Deeper Conversations? Give GooglePlus a Try #LinkLineup

Productive & Organized

Awesome List of 11 Google+ Directories by Creative Web Design (Reading Time: 5 minutes). Are you on Google+ or are you one of many that feel like one more social network might cause your brain to rupture?    I was the latter for quite a while. 

2013 91

Formatting Book Titles in the Digital Age

Daily Writing Tips

directories. A reader wonders why he is seeing book titles presented in all capitals: I’ve even seen publishers and editors do it, so I started thinking maybe I was misinformed. Typing book titles in all caps is a peculiarity of the publishing industry.

2014 35

10 Websites and Blogs of Punctuation Protectors

Daily Writing Tips

here’s a directory of Web sites documenting, usually with photographs, egregious punctuation errors. In honor of National Punctuation Day, commemorated on September 24 (you didn’t forget, did you?), First, by the way, note that the founder of National Punctuation Day, a freelance business-newsletter writer named Jeff Rubin, sponsors a Punctuation Paragraph Contest.

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Podcast Creation in 3 Easy Steps

Office Organization Success

For a long time I was reluctant to add podcasting to my list building arsenal thinking it was simply another task on my already long To Do list and, to be honest, it sounded tedious … manually submitting my podcast episodes to the various podcast directories so that people knew they were there; I didn’t have time for that! I don’t need to manually submit each episode to the various podcast directories.

2009 33

Is Article Marketing Still a Good Strategy?

Office Organization Success

One of the main reasons that you should still include this strategy in your online marketing toolkit is that by writing articles and submitting them to various online article directories, including your blog, you are putting yourself out there as an expert/authority within your field.

2007 11

Simple 5-10 Minute Task That Could Save You Hours - Learn From My Mistake!

Productive & Organized

  The trademark owner contacted our office and suggested that we remove the site, directory listings and any other public reference we had to their trademark because we were infringing on their rights. Directory Listings - This math was kind of fun to do.    We did an event listing for each of the 21 sessions on three different event directories

2012 30

20 Tips for More Efficient Google Searches

Dumb Little Man

Directory. Subscribe via RSS. Subscribe via Email. Welcome to Dumb Little Man. Each week we provide a handful of tips that will save you money, increase your productivity, or simply keep you sane. 20 Tips for More Efficient Google Searches.

2008 154

I’ll show you how to get new subscribers EVERY DAY!

Office Organization Success

I’ll show you EXACTLY how to submit your articles, which article directories are the best, how to craft your author resource bio, and what you must NEVER do when submitting your articles. Did you know that by just spending 20 minutes per week updating your online marketing system, you can add new subscribers on a daily basis? Yep that’s right! It’s what I do, and have been doing for years. And I continue to get new subscribers on a daily basis.

Just 20 minutes per week can get you new subscribers daily

Office Organization Success

I’ll show you EXACTLY how to submit your articles, which article directories are the best, how to craft your author resource bio, and what you must NEVER do when submitting your articles. Did you know that by just spending 20 minutes per week updating your online marketing system, you can add new subscribers on a daily basis? Yep that’s right! It’s what I do, and have been doing for years. And I continue to get new subscribers on a daily basis.

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How To Reduce The Costs Of Technology In Your Business

Small Business CEO

Directory services: Instead of distributed systems which adds to the cost, provide a common directory service with a single sign-on or an authentication solution that can span multiple directories. Every company is concerned about the bottom line.

2012 18

How to Create a Marketing Strategy

Office Organization Success

Are you submitting your articles to article directories? Creating a business plan and having a specific marketing strategy is the foundation of building a thriving and profitable business, but how many of you are reading this article right now and wondering, “What’s that?

2011 60

How To Keep Music In Sync

Simple Productivity Blog

Luckily, all of the programs I have seen for managing music allow you to change that directory. If you are all using one computer, store the files outside the “user” directories, and point your programs to that directory. Funky file or directory names.

Annual List Building Plan – Explained In 3 Simple Steps

Office Organization Success

Then you promote those articles via article directories, social media, maybe you record it as a podcast or YouTube video. As I’m sure you already know, there are a ton of different list building strategies, and equally as many differing opinions on which one(s) work best.

2016 21

Verb Mistakes #8: Lose

Daily Writing Tips

Therapist advertising in Psychology Today directory, graduate of Rutgers University. A common writing error is the use of loose in a context that calls for the verb lose. As a verb, loose means, “to set free; to release from restraint.”

2015 18

5 Online Style Guides

Daily Writing Tips

Unusually terse but clear entries are organized alphabetically, and the site includes a directory of new and altered entries and, especially helpful, one of terms and rules that contradict other authoritative resources or are exceptions to the norm.

2013 41

AZVAs the Podcast: Opportunities in Sports and Entertainment

Loosely Speaking

iPod users can find the episode in the podcast directory at the iTunes Store. iPod users can find the episode in the podcast directory at the iTunes Store. Season 2/Episode 12 Program Notes.

2011 34

The Solopreneur Life “Friday Bits” Column #34

The Solopreneur Life

Don’t Do What Yahoo Directory Does. I launched SolopreneurLifeAds.com on Wednesday, and in the run-up to opening day, I visited a lot of Web sites that feature classified ads and directories. I thought it would be cool for my Web sites to be listed in the Yahoo Directory, so I checked out their registration procedure. Directory Submit requires a US$299.00 Directory Submit does not guarantee a listing in the Yahoo! Directory.