Guys, like phone directories have records of many people’s contacts, similarly there are huge directory of websites where you can submit your website to let others know about your product and services, as simple as that!

To understand directory submission deeply you need to understand the base of the same so let’s take an example of Google. Initially when Google was not there, people used to go on web directories to search about anything, because web directories were the only source to get useful resources on the internet.

 What is directory submission?

It can be defined as the practice of submitting your website URL and its details on the web directories under relevant category.  It is a way to improve your website back-links as well as helps you to increase link building.  Now here the trick is there is no point of generating immense amount of back-links, one has to work out on quality back-links otherwise you might decrease your websites ranking.

Directory submission is an off page SEO technique under which one can submit their website that helps to optimise their web page across internet. There are immense amount of directory submission websites; it is paid or free both options are available it’s up to you which one you choose.  In paid once your website will be live within few days and free directory submission will take one month also.

 Why you should go for directory submission?

Directory submission is off page SEO technique as mentioned above which helps doing Search Engine Optimisation. It is a method to attract relevant traffic on your website and to get high quality no-follow back links.  Directory submission also helps in increasing your page ranking by authorised back-links.

It is an essential process especially for them who just started blogging or for new start-up. It is a way you will see growth in your website ranking by submitting your URL to web directories.

 Procedure of directory submission

First of all you need to choose the category on your relevant website belongs to you to get your targeted audience clicks.

Before you submit your website or blog submit a link or insert your blogs URL and description about your website.

If you could not wait for administrator to approve your request of directory submission than go for paid one, as free directory submission may or may not get live, it totally depends on the administrator, he approve or deny your request.

It is suggested to submit your website to the most suitable subcategory; it will give you a helping hand in getting noticed.  Keep one thing in mind that does not over do it because as mentioned quality back-links are important not huge back-links.  Before choosing your directory submission website you should check its DA, PA and spam score by MOZ extension.