PatrickDeese - 10:45 pm on Oct 31, 2004 (gmt 0) Users: A) Real content -- Webmasters: A) Good PR / spiderable links -- Directory Owner: A) Good balance of paid / free listings
I will echo the other sentiments:
B) Human reviews
C) Links lead to sites that still have the reviewed content in other words, a link to widgets.com doesn't lead to adult content due to ownership changes
D) Good navigation / site search function
E) Directory has quality standards that go beyond receiving payment.
B) Quality, qualified traffic
C) Low cost for paid listings, free option (with linkback, perhaps?)
D) Deep linking when appropriate
B) Quality CMS / Link Rot management system
C) Quality affiliate programs that don't leach traffic from paid listings.
A) Real content
A) Good PR / spiderable links
A) Good balance of paid / free listings