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Migrating to new directory software
Can you imagine if Yahoo Did this ?
mark_roach




msg:351919
 5:48 pm on Nov 7, 2000 (gmt 0)

I have just received an email which started:

**************

>>> IMPORTANT NEWS ABOUT YOUR LISTING <<<

Your site is listed in The Directory Of Dog Web Sites.

We have just installed new and better Directory software,
and YOU MUST ADD YOUR LINK AGAIN!

Your old listing will not be displayed, so go to .....

*************

naaah I don't think i'll bother :)

 

rcjordan




msg:351920
 6:08 pm on Nov 7, 2000 (gmt 0)

>The Directory Of Dog Web Sites

Hey, Mark is this a site critique? Kind of like 'What's Cool' -except well, in the opposite direction?

mark_roach




msg:351921
 7:49 pm on Nov 7, 2000 (gmt 0)

Interesting you should say that, but we once thought about creating such a directory, even got the name bago****e.co.uk. The thought of being sued by irate site owners put us off though !

mnw




msg:351922
 9:46 pm on Nov 7, 2000 (gmt 0)

Had a client who received a somewhat similar e-mail (he wasn't going to the dogs, his was aeronautical collectibles). I did some digging (since I had never submitted his site to this directory) and found, after reading 10 or 15 pages, that this wasn't a "free" directory afterall. It actually was on the same level as a LookSmart in terms of $$$$ without the traffic.

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