Advantages of Submitting to Online Directories
1. If your site is included in the online directories naturally it will increase more traffic to your site and this will help you a lot as people search directory listings and find your website.
2. Increase the number of backlinks to your site. If the directory pages are listed in search engines, the link they provide for your site will be listed in the search engines. This benefits you by creating more ways for people to find your site. Ultimately,this will provide more traffic for you.
3. Submitting to directories is a quick way to gain links. Optimizing your site for the search engines is very difficult and time-consuming. It can take a lot of time to learn how to
write for the search engines. In the meantime, any links you can get will help you with
the search engines, and submitting to directories will get you links.
4. Submitting to directories is relatively inexpensive, and a good investment. As stated earlier, you can submit to Yahoo! and MSN for less than $350. DMOZ is free. If you run a search for online directories, you will find many more where you could submit inexpensively, or even for free.