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adamcmoran




msg:263973
 3:27 pm on Sep 8, 2000 (gmt 0)

Looking at the Open directory results it appears to me that they have become very Americanised pushing our poor results from the UK right down the list even though it would appear our results are more relevant....
Has anyone else noticed this??
They have definately changed their algo...

ADAM

 

oilman




msg:263974
 3:37 pm on Sep 8, 2000 (gmt 0)

yeah - I see that too. I think it's even worse for us poor Canadian firms.

We get absolutely zero traffic from out ODP listing.

engine




msg:263975
 4:48 pm on Sep 8, 2000 (gmt 0)

Are you listed in regional entries too? I find that helps.

adamcmoran




msg:263976
 4:54 pm on Sep 8, 2000 (gmt 0)

I pretty much always submitt to a regional category and usually I can get in within a week or two.

engine




msg:263977
 4:57 pm on Sep 8, 2000 (gmt 0)

Have you checked the logs for referals from sites using odp?

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