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Manual Directory Submission Vs Automated Submission

     There are Two types of directory submission services: -

Manual Directory Submissions

In a manual submission service, the submissions are done by hand one after the other. The submitter selects the category, keywords, titles and tags manually. Many of the directories have validations which prevent scripts from submission, but with manual submissions there is no fear of rejections as the submissions are done by hand, so submitters easily navigates through this process without stress. The only disadvantages in this case is that it is time-consuming, but it is a long-term initiative as quality links are built over time which improves the link popularity of the submitters' website in the long run. Submissions should be done by those who know how the directories work, most directories are human edited. So it is easy to filter out automated submissions by use of captcha, and by submissions to the wrong categories.

Automated Directory Submissions

Websites are submitted to directories automatically in this case, automatic directory submissions service uses a script to visit directories one after the other and submit websites URL to the most relevant category. However, since many directories are human edited and uses validations such as captcha which prevent these scripts from submission, leading to massive rejections of website submissions.


So, to get quality back-links for your site and improve your site ranking; it is far preferable you chose manual directory submission services. You can learn how to do it yourself or outsource it to other people to do it for you.


  • Submissions to the right catego
  • Hand to hand manual submissions
  • Ability to select the right directory to submit to
  • You can easily skip directories without the right category for your website

Easy choice of format allowed by directories, e.g. most directories will accept a URL in the format of http: // while others may accept it without the " http://". While some other directories may require you adding a forward slash '//' at the end of the URL (http: // With manual you can easily choose the format to use, which automated submissions cannot do.

More Benefits of Manual Directory Submissions

  • It assist in increasing your website links popularity.
  • Optimize your website search results thereby improving your click-through rat
  • Increase your website popularity, thereby improving the sales of products and services you are offering.
  • Improve your website ranking by receiving increased incoming links to your site
  • Search engines will find your site over others since their algorithms ranks websites with more incoming links over others. Especially in a very competitive keyword market
  • Improve your site visibility as your links in the web directories enables the search engine spiders to visit your site thereby improving your site visibility.
  • Submitting with keywords that are relevant to your Articles and website content increases relevancy for your site and makes it get noticed by the search engines.

Achieving success in a highly competitive keyword market will only be met when you are able to get back-links of your website from numerous other sites, from selected keywords of Articles in your website. With manual directory submissions you will be able to get relevant back-links from the niche directories that your site is submitted to, and since Google and other search Engines crawl these directories frequently you will get quality back links of your website in these directories; thereby obtaining a good placement in search engine page results for your site.

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