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Best Of The Web, one of my personal favorite directories, is offering 50% off listings for today only (that’s Monday the 22nd of April). To get the deal all you need to do is use the promo code PRO50 when you visit their site http://www.botw.org/.
Here are a couple reasons I’ve always liked BOTW as one of the very general directories I submit to:
- They’ve been around for ages. They started in 1994 making them the oldest decent directory on the web (even older than the Yahoo! Directory).
- Over all those years they’ve held their PageRank and users’ respect. No small feat these days.
- They’ll say “no”. If your site sucks, they’ll turn you down so make sure it’s decent before you submit.
- They’re reasonably priced. An annual listing is $149 and if you decide to pay their one-time fee it’s just $299. Essentially, for the same price you’d get a year at Yahoo! you’ll get a permanent listing on BOTW (unless you take advantage of the 50% off in which case it’s half the price and still permanent.
And following my own lead, I’ve currently got one of our staff checking all our newer clients for listings and if they don’t have one yet, we’ll be submitting them today. Hey, you can’t beat 50% off.
SEO news blog post by Dave Davies, CEO @ 9:08 am
For our regular readers you’ll know that I’m a huge fan of Best Of The Web as far as general directories. In fact, it’s one of the only ones I recommend to most people based on cost and reputation. Well occasionally they offer discounts and this one’s a big one. They’re offering a full 50% off but only for Cyber Monday.
They have annual and one-time options. At this discount however it’s pretty safe to say that the one-time payment at $150 (after 50% promo code is applied) is the way to go. I know I’ll be submitting more than a couple sites.
To claim your discount simply visit http://botw.org/
Promo Code: CYBER50
And if you’re looking for a way to say “thanks” … we do accept gift certificates from ThinkGeek.
SEO news blog post by Dave Davies, CEO @ 1:00 am
Our regular blog readers will have heard repeatedly from me that I’m a huge fan of Best Of The Web. BOTW is a now 18 year old directory that holds some very solid SEO value. One of the niceties of BOTW is that their review fee is (if you want it) one time. Another of the great things about this directory is that they’re turn you down if your site sucks. Why is this a good thing? It’s good because directories that include everyone who pays hold very little weight in the eyes of Google and for good reason. A directory that will turn you away if your site is sub-par is naturally going to be a better vote in Google’s eyes when they do choose to accept a listing.
Well … today being their birthday they’re offering 50% off listings. I don’t think I’ve ever seen them give this big a discount so today’s the day to submit that’s for sure. You just need to use the code “SINCE94″ when submitting. It’s good for all their submissions from web to blogs, etc.
To submit just head over to http://botw.org/ and click “Submit Site”.
And if you’re looking for something to do with the 50% you’ll save … we do accept cookie baskets and ThinkGeek.com gift certificates as appropriate thanks.
SEO news blog post by Dave Davies, CEO @ 10:42 am
One of my big favorites among the directories is Best Of The Web and for today they’re running a sale at 50% off. This is the largest single discount I’ve ever seen them offer and so today is a good day to submit your site or blog to their directory.
One of the many things I like about BOTW is that you can get lifetime listings and at 50% off that listing costs less than a Yahoo! annual fee. Not to say Yahoo! isn’t worth it … just that (dare I say) it isn’t AS worth it from a dollar-in-dollar-out ROI perspective.
They don’t extend their deals and I doubt as though we’ll see 50% off anytime soon so my recommendation has to be to do it today. You’ll have to use the promo code STUFFED50 during your submissions process. You can do so at http://botw.org/. Needless to say, I’ve already submitted a number of sites.
SEO news blog post by Dave Davies, CEO @ 2:02 pm
BOTW is offering up a promo code thorough the month of February that gives those who submit to their directory 20% off. The promo code is valid for Web, Blog and UK Directory submissions.
For those of you who don’t know – BOTW (Bet Of The Web) is one of the oldest directories on the web and respected by Google. They will say no if your site doesn’t meet their guidelines which gives their say a boost in the eyes of Google. it’s not a paid link – it’s a human edited vote. Not much better than that.
If you are going to take advantage of the promo code deal I recommend going for the permanent listing. It’s twice the price ($236 after discount) however it lasts forever as opposed to $119.20 (after discount) which only covers a year.
To take advantage of the offer you’ll need to head over to http://botw.org/ and enter the promo code: FEB20
You can thank me later.
SEO news blog post by Dave Davies, CEO @ 5:45 pm
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Best Of The Web (BOTW) is having a 20% off directory submissions sale.
For our regular blog readers – you’ll know that rarely do we tout the wares of others. I don’t make recommendations lightly and I rarely stick my neck out on the offerings of others. You’ll also know that every time BOTW offers a discount – I’m one of the first to blog about it and one of strongest proponents of signing up.
Since DMOZ basically died, BOTW has become my favorite directory. Yahoo! is obviously a good one but pricey. For the same price (or 20% less right now) you can get a permanent listing on BOTW as an annual listing on Yahoo! If you only want to commit to a year – you can get an annual listing on BOTW for less than half the price of Yahoo!
So my recommendation to you is to get yourself a listing on BOTW – but only if you have a good site. They will decline you if you don’t. If you do however you can get a good trusted vote/link with BOTW.
The promo code to use is: SAVE20
Alright, I think you know my opinion now. :) Good luck and happy ranking.
SEO news blog post by Dave Davies, CEO @ 5:26 pm