dvduval - 3:32 am on May 5, 2010 (gmt 0)
Buckworks, it sounds like you do a good job of covering your niche, and add a lot of the links yourself. That wouldn't be be "icky" to me. "Icky" is when directory owners accept just about any link, and don't bother having a solid policy for titles and descriptions. It's just a common pitfall for new directory owners, and sometimes you have to live and learn.
With regard to tools, one we have working now is a malware checker that goes through locates any sites flagged by google as malware. I would love to do a parked page checker, but I have haven't figured that one out yet, but plan to delve into that as soon as we have some free dev time.
And it is a good point that we need bells and whistles for the directory administrator, not just the users.
Oh, and Buckworks, I remember you from 2001. We both joined this site about the same time, and I remember we worked together briefly. Good to "see" you again. :)