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Have You Used a Directory for Search in 2007? For What Type of Search?

Is a directory ever better than a search engine for searching or finding?

   
5:03 pm on Nov 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

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defintiely DMOZ or similar stuffs like Y! directory has their value in history, but I just wonder it is useful to find information using these directory nowsaday.
6:18 pm on Nov 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

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I will use a directory when I have an interest in a marketplace vertical, such as professional service providers.
6:22 pm on Nov 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

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Yes.

I use them to find accommodation in locations.

The natural SERPS for [place hotels] searches are so polluted as to be useless.

6:53 pm on Nov 10, 2007 (gmt 0)

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i use them all the time to research websites in particular niches,

SERPS are always filled with unrelated sites, and really useless, light weight content for the sake of content, sites

3:24 am on Nov 11, 2007 (gmt 0)

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I will use a directory when I have an interest in a marketplace vertical, such as professional service providers.

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yes, I agree yello page is useful. but will you use dmoz to find these providers

 

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