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BOTW is having their annual sale...anyone have any opinion on whether they are worth it or not?
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  • Profile picture of the author MikeFriedman
    Dmoz and BOTW are about the only directories that Google reps have specifically named as worthwhile, so yeah I think it is worth it. Only $150 today to be in there forever.
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    • Profile picture of the author kimseo
      Originally Posted by MikeFriedman View Post

      Dmoz and BOTW are about the only directories that Google reps have specifically named as worthwhile, so yeah I think it is worth it. Only $150 today to be in there forever.
      I second Mike!
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    • Profile picture of the author Dellco
      Originally Posted by MikeFriedman View Post

      Dmoz and BOTW are about the only directories that Google reps have specifically named as worthwhile, so yeah I think it is worth it. Only $150 today to be in there forever.
      Their website says $300 for one time fee and $150 for annual fee? Its not forever....
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    • Profile picture of the author TuNguyen
      Hey guys,

      Would you mind going into details why this would be worth doing please? If possible can you try to put it into perspective for me? Would hate.to miss out on a good opportunity.

      Thanks!


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      Originally Posted by MikeFriedman View Post

      Dmoz and BOTW are about the only directories that Google reps have specifically named as worthwhile, so yeah I think it is worth it. Only $150 today to be in there forever.
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      • Profile picture of the author troybh
        Google has stated that paid for links are bad. So how can you justify saying that paying for BOTW is good.
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        • Profile picture of the author MikeFriedman
          Originally Posted by troybh View Post

          Google has stated that paid for links are bad. So how can you justify saying that paying for BOTW is good.
          They have said that paying for a chance to be included in a directory is not bad. They have loved BOTW, Dmoz, and Yahoo! directories for years, and 2 out of those 3 you have to pay to get into. The third, you have to blow an editor to get into it.
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          • Profile picture of the author CyberAlien
            Originally Posted by MikeFriedman View Post

            The third, you have to blow an editor to get into it.
            Maybe someone should create an "Editor Blowing WSO"
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            • Profile picture of the author MikeFriedman
              Originally Posted by Chase Watts View Post

              Maybe someone should create an "Editor Blowing WSO"
              Don't WSO's already blow enough on their own?
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    • Profile picture of the author paulgl
      Originally Posted by MikeFriedman View Post

      Dmoz and BOTW are about the only directories that Google reps have specifically named as worthwhile, so yeah I think it is worth it. Only $150 today to be in there forever.
      Yup. Like I've said. The directories worthwhile you can count on one hand.

      I think you can pay $300 to be "forever."

      Would I pay that? Probably not. But I'd pay them before I paid
      yahoo.

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  • Profile picture of the author retsek
    Worth it. One of the few directories you can't go wrong with.
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  • Profile picture of the author gearmonkey
    What is BOTW? Is that a link directory?
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    • Profile picture of the author CyberAlien
      Originally Posted by gearmonkey View Post

      What is BOTW? Is that a link directory?
      Take a look: Best of the Web Directory
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    • Profile picture of the author dotgirish
      Originally Posted by gearmonkey View Post

      What is BOTW? Is that a link directory?
      BOTW = Best of the Web (Best of the Web Directory - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)
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      • Profile picture of the author TuNguyen
        So its definitely worth paying $150 for this?
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        • Profile picture of the author MikeFriedman
          Originally Posted by TuNguyen View Post

          So its definitely worth paying $150 for this?
          Doesn't matter. You are too late. It was a one day special. It is $300 now.
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          • Profile picture of the author Mike Anthony
            Originally Posted by MikeFriedman View Post

            Doesn't matter. You are too late. It was a one day special. It is $300 now.
            I'd rather buy a PR5 at that price or maybe even a Dmoz listed expired domain.
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            • Profile picture of the author MikeFriedman
              Originally Posted by Mike Anthony View Post

              I'd rather buy a PR5 at that price or maybe even a Dmoz listed expired domain.
              Sure. If you were limited in funds and had to do one or the other.

              I just do both.

              Although, finding a good PR 5 for $300 these days... pretty tough.
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              • Profile picture of the author Mike Anthony
                Originally Posted by MikeFriedman View Post


                Although, finding a good PR 5 for $300 these days... pretty tough.
                Fair enough. PR6s are my favorites now. Cost value ratio is ton loads better. picked up a PR6 for under three hundred the other day. Second one in a few weeks at that price. Let the masses run all over Godaddy.
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    • Profile picture of the author aygabtu
      Originally Posted by MikeFriedman View Post

      Use code CYBER50
      I concur...did two sites today with them. Forever listing.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dead Body
    All Paid Directories worth.
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  • Profile picture of the author gotlinks
    I have several sites listed in BOTW it is a quality directory that is worth being in but no 1 link will make your site any better. I would rather spend that $300 buying my own high page rank domain as the Mikes are talking about above. Much better use of your money.
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