Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 23.20.12.34

Forum Moderators: Webwork & skibum

Message Too Old, No Replies

DMOZ-to-AOL Propagation

How often? Is it important?

     
11:08 pm on Mar 8, 2003 (gmt 0)

Junior Member

10+ Year Member

joined:Feb 13, 2003
posts:103
votes: 0


Before finding WebmasterWorld, I used to think that having my site in the AOL (DMOZ) Directory would be a huge boost to traffic (for my relatively small site), given the gazillion AOL users out there. But I don't see much discussion here, even a site search turned up little. Is traffic from the AOL-DMOZ directory negligible? Any estimates on when they will update the directory, given the successful RDF dump? Thanks in advance.
12:50 am on Mar 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

Full Member

10+ Year Member

joined:May 8, 2002
posts:325
votes: 0


Traffic from the directory itself is near zero. It does give you a Google link which helps a little if you don't have many, like less than a dozen or so.
I have never quite figured out how AOL ranks the directory listings - it seems to change a lot. I suppose if you showed up on the first page it would help.