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( Tips provided by zettas.com )
Owned by AOL the Open Directory Project (also known as Dmoz) is the first
search engine/database you should try to get your site listed
in. The ODP is a database that serves results for search
engine giants like Google, AOL Search, and Netscape Search.
Another plus of Dmoz is that by getting into the database
you will ultimately get into the backup database of Yahoo!
since Yahoo! uses the Google database and the Google database
to get listed: To get listed in the ODP go to Dmoz.org
and find a category that best suites your site and then
submit your site to that category.
to get a good listing: Bribe the directory editors!
Just kidding. Trying to bribe your way in is probably not
the best way to go. You would probably just annoy the editor.
If you can't seem to get an editor to accept your site or
give you the title/description you want try emailing the
editor. Nicely describe the problem and tell them you appreciate
them reviewing your request. Most editors would take kindly
to this type of email and it may better your chances.
of updates: Once
an editor accepts your site you can usually find your site
in the directory within minutes. Although, it usually takes
a week or two to see the positive results in the Dmoz search
of bot: Dmoz does not have a bot, it is a human edited
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