A few months ago we started testing the effectiveness of directory submissions vs. blog commenting. And, for same time spent on each methods (blog commenting and directory submission), the results are clear : blog commenting is more effective than directory submission.
Let me be clear, I’m not saying that directory submissions are a total waste of time; there are still some very relevant and active directories worth getting listed in. I’m saying that, you need to be leery of companies making claims such as “we submit your site to 1,000 of directories” as they are a complete waste of time and money. Continue Reading