I've been researching SEO, and some people still think it's worth getting your website into the DMOZ directory. Hubpages is a little different to a niche website, so can individual hubs be listed on DMOZ? I have many high quality hubs with scientific content that might get into the directory.
Also, is it worth it? A video posted by a google employee (on youtube) described DMOZ as still being a high quality link. This was a year ago. I'm sure it couldn't hurt to have a link there right?
Does anyone have experience with putting hubs on DMOZ?
I was an editor at Dmoz for 10 years. From what I have seen it is not being updated very reliably now. It's too easy to find link rot and listings which need to be fixed for spelling, punctuation, grammar. It looks like few people are still maintaining the directory.
I would find the best fitting category for ONE post - one which represents your niche at HubPages. If you look at the posts you've been writing you will see you do have a niche/ theme of some kind.
If you see that post get listed, great. If not, wait a month (yes, a month) and then try another post in a different category.
Do not get yourself or HubPages labelled as a spam site which ends up having a bad reputation for us all. At Dmoz they do block networks like HubPages from any submissions if they get too much garbage submissions.
It is REALLY important that you proofread your submission. Don't use excessive keywords and don't submit to any top level categories (don't dump your link somewhere and expect the editor will find the right place for you).
Some Dmoz editors are very diligent, keeping categories clean, tidy and updated. Some categories have no editor and no one checks them for ages. Sending a second submission too soon just makes you look like a mass submitter, even if you have only sent 3 over a whole year.
Dmoz may be unpredictable for submitting to but it's still a free link and the directory is still picked up by many other sites.
by Gavin Ashford 18 months ago
Hi All, I'm newbie here and unknown for submit to our article in hubpage.com, whatever we have created our a/c in hubpages.com where I'm not getting any article submit button, please let us know how to submit article in hubpages.comyour suggestion would be appreciated.
by Wayne Tully 9 years ago
What would be the main features of interest for new members?I mean it would obviously have to be user friendly and free to use like other content sites, but what do you suppose are the top things that new members would want?
by herrypaul 2 years ago
There is "Submit to a HubPages Network Site on every my Hub.I do not quite understand! What does it mean?
by seohowto 8 years ago
Wow. I've just found that we are listed on DMOZ! Happy:)
by Peg Cole 5 years ago
I just found the HubPages Directory and naturally, looked for my name. It says that authors must have published hubs to be listed there but I can't find my name. How do we get added?
by William 4 years ago
We almost all enter HubPages as sort of an "experiment." How long were you here before you decided to "stay?" Or are you still waiting? What were the determining factors?
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