Previously in our Blog Upgrades series, we discussed what affiliate marketing is, how it works, and the best strategies one can use to monetize off their blogs. In the fourth blog of the series, we will discuss Web Directories.
Before we get started, let me tell you this is a two-part blog. In this blog, we will cover what Web directories are and how you can implement them. In the second part, we’ll cover the many ways through which you can monetize your blog or website.
The primary goal behind building any website is exposure. The more viewership or audience you have on your website, the more options you will have at your disposal to monetize it. However, exposure is something that doesn’t come easily to a website, but one of the ways to get that exposure is through Web Directories.
What are Web Directories
Web Directories are both an efficient and effective method for building links that link back to your website. This not only increases the amount of exposure you get online, but also helps with your website’s Search Engine Optimization (SEO). It is also quite cost effective.
The more links you have, the higher your chances of reaching your audience. However, knowing where exactly to submit your website poses a challenge for a lot of people, which is the reason behind writing this two-part blog.
Strategies to Implement to Avail Maximum Benefit from Web Directories
Lay a Proper Foundation
In order earn, you will have to initially lay down a strong foundation. Setting up an earning source with web directories is much easier than using other ways to make money online. With web directories, you have the option to choose your completion and set the parameters by deciding whether to compete in searches locally in your city, country, or globally.
Beat the Competition
Beat competition with ease by adding a few things to your website from the enormous commercial habitat. For example, you can choose to list out the most famous shopping stores or popular restaurants in the area. The result will be as follows, people who will search using these words are likely to land on your website.
Geographical Relevance is Key
If you happen to have a collection of information about a particular sector of an industry in a specific area, know that there are likely to be over a million people around you looking for that information. You can make that information available on your website to increase exposure. Apart from that, you can create a directory of clinic, spas, and other services to capture more traffic locally.
Submit Your Website to All Major Web Directories
In order to bridge the gap between your audience and your website, post your blog or website on a web directory. The following websites are where you should post them, the earlier you do this the better.
There are numerous web directories on the web. The more directories you submit to, the higher your chances will be for getting maximum exposure. Here you will find more directories you should submit your website to.
This is the end of the fourth blog in this series. Stay tuned for our next blog in which we will cover how we can monetize your blog or website once you have submitted your website on several web directories.